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Annecy 2012

Posted on June 8, 2012  1 Comment
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Quick report on my Annecy trip.

I got to attend a workshop with Bill Perkins, a talk with Disney Story artist Josie Trinidad and Disney Vis dev guy Jeffrey Turley. I was also part of a classic 1h30 long queue for a pay-to-see “Lorax behind the scenes” that nearly ended in blood bath. The “Brave” and “Paperman” queues were 2h so I passed on those (my knees and elbows were still swollen from previous brawls). On a side note, Pixar didn’t hold their regular Mifa presentations which was really unexpected and sad.

Josie Trinidad won us over with her enthusiasm and Jeffrey Turley gave a very funny talk spiced up with lovely cartoony ink-brushed beatboards at the Disney booth. We were not allowed to take any pictures or report anything on their Wreck-it-Ralph presentation so I can only share with you the following pictures. (sorry for the picture quality, I had forgotten my charger and used my phone instead)

Here is the Wreck it Ralph trailer if you haven’t seen it yet:

Despite the rapidly changing weather, Annecy 2012 was once again a great event and we will be back again next year …. with a mouth guard ;-)

>Related links:
Wreck-it-Ralph official website and arcade game
Josie Trinidad interview

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