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My Animation Life @ The Atlanta Sci-Fi and Fantasy Expo


  • North Dekalb Mall 2050 Lawrenceville Highway Decatur, GA, 30033 United States (map)

Last minute convention trip to The Atlanta Sci-Fi and Fantasy Expo! Volunteering with My Animation Life this weekend! I will be manning the table and helping with workshops! Come find us! I'll have some art and flyers with me! =)



Admission: Free & Open to the Public
Parking: Free & Ample
Full Schedulehttp://www.atlantascifiexpo.com/programming/
Details: Join My Animation Life for a host of panels and an awesome animation workshop!

SATURDAY - March 11th, 2017
12:00PM - 12:50PM @ Challenges Concourse
"Fandom Sketch Battle"
Split into two teams, attendees will play a charades-styled game, where they are challenged to draw their favorite fandom characters at lightening speeds.
Panelist: Darius Washington, Allyssa Lewis, Dan Flores, Amanda Smith

1:00PM - 1:50PM @ Panel 2
"Getting Your Film into a Festival"
Successful film submitting takes more than what is outlined in the application requirements. Gain insight from veteran film judges on what it really takes to get your film accepted.
Panelist: Allyssa Lewis

4:00PM - 4:50PM @ Panel 3
"Copyrights and Trademarks for Fandom and Cosplay"
Who owns the copyright to my fan cosplay, the pictures I share online and the costumes I build from scratch? What is the difference between my original character art and.
Panelist: Deborah Gonzalez, Allyssa Lewis, Dan Flores, Tiffany Simmons

6:00PM - 6:50PM @ Panel 1
"Lip-Sync Animation Tutorial"
No matter what program or medium you choose, learning the fundamental techniques of lipsyncing can be applied.
Panelist: Allyssa Lewis, Kathy Jo Ryan, Tony Ross, Amanda Smith

7:00PM - 7:50PM @ TBA
"Portfolio Review and Career Path Planning"
Public review and consultation of artist portfolios with career guidance. Please bring your portfolios in either tangible or digital format on your laptop/phone/tablet. If you would like a public critique.
Panelist: Dan Flores, Allyssa Lewis, Wayman Humphrey, David Hixon, Kathy Jo Ryan, Amanda Smith, April Borchelt

SUNDAY - March 12th, 2017
1:00PM - 2:30PM @ Challenges
"Animation Job & Internship Hunt"
If you are looking for a job, or are able to help others look, please join our search efforts.
Panelist: Tony Ross, Allyssa Lewis

2:00PM - 6:00PM @ Challenges
"Let's Make an Animation" (4 hour workshop)
Come knowing nothing, but leave having created an awesome animation! Go through the entire animation pipeline with industry professionals.
Panelist: Allyssa Lewis, David Hixon, Tony Ross, Tiffany Rishel, April Borchelt

Earlier Event: March 5
New Website Launch
Later Event: March 31
Monthly Fan Art Stream