Reinterpreting Memorable Characters in 'Incredibles 2'

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Date: Friday, December 7th
Time: 2:30pm - 4:15pm
Venue: G502 (5F, Glass Building)


Summary: Everyone’s favorite family of superheroes is back in “Incredibles 2” – but this time Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is in the spotlight, leaving Bob (voice of Craig T. Nelson) at home with Violet (voice of Sarah Vowell) and Dash (voice of Huck Milner) to navigate the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life. It’s a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack’s emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone (voice of Samuel L. Jackson) must find a way to work together again—which is easier said than done, even when they’re all Incredible.

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Salvatore has been a Character TD with Pixar for the last 9 1/2 years, having worked on various features, shorts and with Theme Parks/Disney Imagineering on the Disneyland Carsland project. Prior to Pixar, he was a TD at Blue Sky Studios and Electronic Arts Canada.

Nancy Tsang started at Pixar in 2009 as an Environment modeler on Cars 2 and The Good Dinosaur. In 2013, she moved into the Character department and has since modeled and rigged several characters for the films Finding Dory, Coco, and Incredibles 2.

Lou Hamou-Lhadj is an Academy Award nominee and character modeling lead at Pixar Animation Studios. He completed his studies in Film, Computer Science and Mathematics at NYU in 2008.

Jacob Speirs has been modeling and rigging characters at Pixar Animation Studios for over 11 years. He has worked on Wall E, Brave, The Good Dinosaur, Finding Dory, Cars 3, and Incredibles 2.

Kevin Singleton has been at Pixar Animation Studios since 2005 and has worked as a character modeling and rigging artist on 10 feature films, including "Incredibles 2".

Trent Crow began his career in computer animation 13 years ago working on crowds and effects on Ratatouille at Pixar Animation Studios. For the last 11 years he has worked as a Character Shading Artist on feature films including Walle, Toy Story 3, Monsters University, Cars2, The Good Dinosaur, Finding Dory, Cars 3, Coco, and Incredibles 2. Before that he studied Computer Science at Brigham Young University, earning both his Bachelors and Masters degrees in CS. When not at work Trent enjoys video games, movies, and seeking adventure and excitement with his wife and 4 children.

 

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