X | Media | Lab Suzhou “Wealth of Animation”

X | Media | Lab and Web2Asia are happy to announce the "Wealth of Animation" event at Suzhou Industrial Park from May 8th to 10th, 2008.


X|Media|Lab Suzhou will bring together a stellar range of animation experts from all over the world. International participants include:

  • Raman Hui - Director of Shrek 3
  • Michael Johnson - Motion Picture Lead, Pixar Studios
  • Duncan Brinsmead - Chief Research Scientist, Autodesk (Maya Software)
  • Suresh Seetharaman - Founder and President, Virgin Comics and Virgin Animation
  • Sue Erokan - Supervisor, Character Animation, Dreamworks
  • Dan Scott - Head of Global Production, Nokia Games
  • Masakazu Kubo - Executive Producer, Pokemon Film and TV Series (Tokyo)
  • Dennis Conner - Head of Global Outsourcing Strategy, ILM, Lucas Arts (Los Angeles)
  • Heather Kenyon - formerly Director of Development, Original Animation at Cartoon Network
  • Dale Herigstad - 5-time Emmy Award Winner, Schematic (LA)
  • Nickson Fong - Founder, Egg Story (Singapore)
  • Paul Steed - Founder, Exigent Studios (Los Angeles)
  • Madhavan - Founder, Crest Animation (India)
  • Michael Stevens - Board Member, Park Road Post (Wellington)
  • Tatiana Kober - Founder, Bejuba Studios (LA and Toronto)
  • Anand Gurnani - Founder, Animation 'Xpress (India)
  • Tim Brook Hunt - Head of Children’s TV, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (Sydney)
  • Alan Lindsay - CEO, Vue DC Group (Perth)

China participants include a ‘who’s who’ of the China animation industry including: the Dean of Animation, Beijing Film Academy; President, Great Dreams Cartoon Group; Executive Deputy Secretary General of China Animation Association, and Head of Digital Media Technologies, Beijing Institute of Technology; Executive Vice President of China Animation Association; Deputy Director of Digital Animation Creation R&D Centre, China Art Academy; Secretary General of Mobile Animation Industry Association; CEO of China Animation Association; Managing Partner of China Renaissance; the Vice President of ID Tech Ventures; and many others.


More details on this event at http://www.xmedialab.com/xml_suzhou.html (English) or here http://www.xmedialab.com.cn (Chinese).

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