Gumby Fest 2015
Putting It All Together: The Components to Produce a Stop Motion Animation
Sunday, September 20th, 2015 at 11am
$10 Full Price
$5 12 and Under
There are many people necessary to make a stop-motion animation. Sarah Serata, a producer, will talk about what she does and her role in organizing all of these parts. We will hear about what is needed to create a stop-motion animation from some of those individuals that make it all happen.
Moderator/Panelist: Sarah Serata
Dalton Grant is the owner of Red Giant Studios. He has worked for Pixar (Cars), Dreamworks (Shrek II), and Wild Brain (Higgley Town Heroes).
Bryan Garver is Supervising Gaffer and Stage Manager at LAIKA. A native Oregonian, Bryan Garver started his stop motion career nearly two decades ago working on commercials at Will Vinton Studios. Bryan also has experience in the episodic television realm on such titles as, The PJ’s, Gary and Mike, Phantom Investigators, Robot Chicken, Titan Maximum, and Frankenhole. His work on features includes Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls, and Kubo and the Two Strings.
Tim Hittle is an animator and creator of The Jay Clay Trilogy. His other stop motion work include the New Adventures of Gumby, The Fridge on Pee Wee's Playhouse, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and James and the Giant Peach. As a CG animator he has worked on several films for Pixar including The Incredibles, Wall-e, and Toy Story 3. He currently works for Pixar Animation studios and lives in San Francisco.
Sarah Serata is a feature film and television producer specializing in stop motion production and story development. Sarah began her career with stop motion legend Henry Selick in 2005, managing the art department on the Academy-award nominated film Coraline and went on to develop and produce for Mr. Selick's Cinderbiter Studios with Disney & Pixar in 2010. Currently Ms. Serata is producing for Emmy-award winning studio Bix Pix Entertainment (Amazon's TumbleLeaf) in Los Angeles, California where she lives with her husband and two creative children.