This year A Bunch of Short Guys have teamed up again with the BigDesign conference who showcases the biggest names in interactive development: user experience, usability, mobile development, user research, content strategy, social media and design thinking to have a joint conference focused on art, animation, games and interactive development all under one roof.
Industry Giants is the premier Texas animation, game development, and motion graphics event produced by the non-profit organization, A Bunch of Short Guys. Every year the event features award-winning speakers to discuss their career, latest work, and creative process.
This years event will take place on Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 9 am to 6 pm at Gilley’s Dallas 1135 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75215.
The 2018 lineup of speakers includes:
Mike Mattesi, Author of FORCE figure drawing books
Richard Lyons, Concept Artist at Naughty Dog
Bryan Godwin, CEO & Sr. VFX Supervisor Shade VFX
David Igo, Art Director – Licensed products at Sideshow Collectables
Lila Martinez, Storyboard Artist at Fox Television
Stephan Martiniere, Concept Artist
Ron Clements, Writer and Director for Disney
While you are at the event, be sure to check out Artist’s Alley featuring top industry talent from the animation, film and video game industry. It’s your opportunity to meet and talk to some of the best creative minds in the business.
A Bunch Of Short Guys is a Dallas-based non-profit animation guild established to foster a community of world-class artists and storytellers. The group provides an educational resource for the local community of entertainment professionals, educators, and students, helping visual creators pursue career development.