Summit: syd19


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This talk is presented by

Chris Ebeling - Creative Lead, UTS Animal Logic Academy

Chris Ebeling is an award-winning Animator, Creative Director and educator having worked on Hollywood blockbusters such as The Lego Movie, The Great Gatsby, Gods of Egypt and Happy Feet 2. Chris’s experience in feature film animation joined with his leadership in education and mentoring made him an ideal candidate for this crucial role in laying the foundations for the Animal Logic Academy at the University of Technology, Sydney, where he currently acts as the Creative Lead.

Here Chris uses his wealth of industry experience to mentor young artists and creators of the future, pushing them to co-create and innovate while testing the boundaries of current and emerging technologies through a first of its kind' Masters of Animation and Visualisation.

Emma Cooney - Graduate, UTS Animal Logic Academy

Emma Cooney is a Graduate of the UTS Animal Logic Academy’s Master of Animation and Visualisation from 2017. She has since been working as a Lighting and Surfacing artist, and most recently worked on The Lego Movie 2 with Animal Logic as a Lighting Artist. Emma Cooney is shortly joining the The Mill Film in Adelaide to work on upcoming VFX blockbusters.