VIEW Conference Hosts Animation Directors Jorge Gutierrez and Kris Pearn in a Virtual PreVIEW Conversation

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Animation administrators Jorge R. Gutierrez (“The Book of Life”) and Kris Pearn (“The Willoughbys”) will talk about their craft in the VIEW Conference’s second free PreVIEW on-line occasion Saturday, July 11, at 10 a.m. PT.

Gutierrez, who’s presently engaged on the Netflix animated collection “Maya and the Three,” and Pearn, whose hit animated characteristic “The Willoughbys” premiered on Netflix earlier this yr, will discuss the way in which every of them approaches creating and directing an animated movie.

Gutierrez received a character design Annie Award for 2014’s “Book of Life,” which was additionally nominated for a Golden Globe. He’s received Annie and Emmy awards for the Nickelodeon collection “El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera,” which he created together with his spouse, Sandra Equihua. In addition to “Maya and the Three,” Gutierrez is creating a variety of different initiatives for Netflix Animation.

In addition to writing and directing “The Willoughbys,” Pearn directed “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2” and was a storyboard artist on “Arthur Christmas,” “Open Season,” “Shaun the Sheep Movie,” “Home,” “Solo: A Star Wars Story” and “Surf’s Up,” amongst different movies.

Questions for Gutierrez and Pearn may be despatched to [email protected] forward of the net speak. To register for this occasion, go to

PreVIEW II is organized by VIEW Conference in partnership with Officine Grandi Riparazioni.

VIEW Conference, which stands for Virtual Interactive Emerging World, has frequently attracted a who’s-who of luminaries in visible results, animation, gaming, digital actuality, augmented actuality and combined actuality to the weeklong convention to provide talks, take part in panels, community and maintain grasp courses.

The 2020 VIEW Conference is scheduled for Oct. 18-23 in Turin, Italy. Registration for October’s occasion is now open at

Speakers lined up already for the convention embody Industrial Light & Magic’s Hal Hickel, who oversaw all of the VFX animation on Disney Plus hit “The Mandalorian,” “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” co-director Peter Ramsey, “I Lost My Body” writer-director Jeremy Clapin, “Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker” VFX supervisor Roger Guyett, and laptop science specialists Paul Debevec and Donald Greenberg. More audio system are anticipated to be named later.


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