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May
30
2012

Animation legend Bill Kroyer comes to Belfast for FREE event

A wonderful opportunity to listen to a computer animation legend!

Saturday 9th June at 6.30pm at University of Ulster, York Street, Belfast, Connor Lecture Theatre. FREE  ADMISSION.

Bill Kroyer trained in classic hand-drawn animation at the Disney Studio. He was one of the first animators to make the leap to computer animation as Computer Image Choreographer on Disney’s ground-breaking 1982 feature Tron. and his theatrical animated feature film FernGully, The Last Rainforest.

He pioneered the technique of combining hand-drawn animation with computer animation on projects such as his Academy Award® nominated short film Technological Threat, and Scooby Doo.

As Senior Animation Director at Rhythm & Hues Studios he directed animation on scores of commercials and many feature films, including Cats and Dogs, Garfield.

Bill's talk will encompass his work on Tron and the challenges of key frame and motion capture animation.

You do not need to register for this event.



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