VAFA 2014 is the meeting place of animation artists and enthusiasts, a way to inspire them and expand their knowledge, a great way to gain new acquaintance and business contacts. Also to show the audience what important is happening in the animation world.
To adjust the process of transferring the knowledge, flash the inspiration, and discuss trends and directions of development we have prepared for participants four individual tracks.
It will reflect innovations, practice and experiments, successful projects, and how alluring animation can be in comics, games, mobile apps, advertising.
The conference will be featuring four trakcs and 20 sessions from animation experts. Each presentation is performed only once, so participants will often make difficult decisions – what topics to choose, and which to give up.
Animation in Practice
It will address issues related to the practical methods, tools and technique in every day of animators work.
The keynote will cover modeling, color, composition, light, camera and character acting in animation.
Experienced and renowned experts will tell the story how it was done taking as the example the successful projects.
This theme track will introduce representatives and developers of large and complex animation projects, including feature films.
By participating in these lectures you will gain a new perspective on how great animation can be done and how it came on the Polish and international market.
Innovation in Animation
Different and creative approach to animation and new capabilities it may give will be a major issue here.
In the scope of this theme track will be the most innovative designs and animation in recent years.
Animation is a modern medium of communication that can perfectly fit to the new technologies or new way of communication.
The sessions will aim to show the diversity and flexibility of animation.
The speakers will show how animation can support and work side by side with the world of comics, games, mobile apps and advertising.
Beyond the sessions
VAFA is not only lectures and sessions. In the intervals you will be busy too. VAFA 2014 will also feature an electronic exhibition of the best Polish cartoonists.
The artists will provide from 50 to 100 artworks each, so that they can be displayed on a large format TV screens. You will be able to become acquainted with them and set eyes on their works to appreciate the talent
VAFA 2014 will also feature trade show and several exhibition points. Publishers will present recent production titles, somehow related to comics and animation, not forgetting the digital editions.
You’ll also be able to see numerous screenings and join the Evening, an informal meeting of VAFA conference guests. It will certainly be two very creative and intense days.
For exceptionally earnest participants we have something else!
After the conference VAFA 2014, in the last days of May, we have prepared technical workshops for the Conference participants who wish to take additional classes. It will be held in IT Media Academy training rooms.
There are several interesting topics to choose from that cover some learning of animation skills in 2D and 3D applications. Although there are hundreds of seats secured throughout the week time, the number of participants in the technical workshops must be announced as limited.
The thrill of VAFA 2014 come alive, much will revolve around!