John Nevarez
Film & Story Artist
Robin Linn
Snr. Director, Creative Talent Acquisition – Executive Practice, Activision Blizzard
Sandro Cleuzo
Animator & Character Designer
Takahiro Yoshimatsu
Animator Director
Mamoru Yokota
Character Designer & Producer
Pascal Charrue
Co-Founder & CEO - Fortiche Production
Oli Hyatt
Managing Director – Blue Zoo
Frank Falcone
President and Executive Creative Director - Guru Studio
Monica Candiani
Executive Vice President, Content Sales-Family Brands - Hasbro/eOne
Andrea Bozzetto
Creative Director & Co-founder - Studio Bozzetto
Mario Brioschi
DFX Supervisor - MPC
Eduardo Garagorri
Head of Revenues & Business Development - Zinkia Entertainment
Wouter Tulp
Character Designer
Stefano La Porta
Lawyer - Gallavotti, Bernardini & Partners
Spacetoon
Television Channel
Majid TV
Television Channel
Florence Pop Orchestra
Pietro Pinetti
CEO & Co-Founder - Studio Bozzetto
Hervé Dupont
Managing Director - Fortiche Production
Ahmad Thabit
CCO/Co-founder - Samaka Studio
Moanis Al Hattab
Alif Ba Taa Publishers
Israel Tamayo
Business Development Manager & Production Consultant - KOYI Talent
Mahmoud Hemeda
CEO/Co-founder & Animation Director - Samaka Studio
Minister of Health
Mohammed Saeed Harib
Chairman/Founder - Lammtara Studio
Meena Ibrahim
Animation Supervisor - Framestore

Sharjah
‍Animation
Conference

Sharjah Expo Centre

1-5 May 2024

Where AnimatioN Comes to Life

Step into the world of limitless imagination and cutting-edge technology at the Sharjah Animation Conference - where the world's top animators unite to inspire and create.
FRAME BY FRAME
#SAC23

MEET THE BEST ANIMATORS IN THE WORLD

Discover the latest trends, techniques, and technologies that are transforming the animation industry, while exploring new avenues for collaboration and networking with fellow professionals. Immerse yourself in the world of imagination and creativity, as you witness some of the most innovative and inspiring works of animation, and learn from the experts behind them.

Enthusiastically supported by:

Empowering your creative future

#SAC23 Agenda
12:00 pm
Film Screening
Film Screening
Film Screening

Film Screening: Coco - Pixar

1:00 pm
1:45 pm
Panel
Panel
Panel

Translating Books into Audiovisual Products

Stefano La Porta
Lawyer - Gallavotti, Bernardini & Partners
Moanis Al Hattab
Alif Ba Taa Publishers
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Masterclass
Masterclass
Masterclass

My Journey in the Animation Industry: A personal overview with John Nevarez

John Nevarez
Film & Story Artist
2:00 pm
3:30 pm
Workshop
Workshop
Workshop

How to Draw Anime Style

Takahiro Yoshimatsu
Animator Director
2:00 pm
Film Screening
Film Screening
Film Screening

Film Screening: BeyBattle Burst Rise

3:15 pm
4:15 pm
Masterclass
Masterclass
Masterclass

How to Increase your Odds of Landing a Job in Animation & Gaming

Robin Linn
Snr. Director, Creative Talent Acquisition – Executive Practice, Activision Blizzard
3:45 pm
4:45 pm
Panel
Panel
Panel

Discovering the future of Kids' Entertainment: The Story of Spacetoon

Spacetoon
Television Channel
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
Regular
Regular
Regular

Meet the Artists

4:30 pm
5:30 pm
Masterclass
Masterclass
Masterclass

Mamoru Yokota - My Life

Mamoru Yokota
Character Designer & Producer
5:00 pm
6:30 pm
Workshop
Workshop
Workshop

Character with Personality

Sandro Cleuzo
Animator & Character Designer
5:00 pm
Film Screening
Film Screening
Film Screening

Film Screening: Pinocchio & Friends

6:00 pm
7:00 pm
Masterclass
Masterclass
Masterclass

Lammtara Studio

Mohammed Saeed Harib
Chairman/Founder - Lammtara Studio
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
Regular
Regular
Regular

The premier of Salamatak

Minister of Health
7:30 pm
9:00 pm
Regular
Regular
Regular

Opening Concert: Notes for Dreaming

Florence Pop Orchestra
9:45 am
10:45 am
Masterclass
Masterclass
Masterclass

Exploring The Creative Process Behind Innovative Anime Projects

Takahiro Yoshimatsu
Animator Director
10:00 am
12:00 pm
Regular
Regular
Regular

Meet the Artists

10:00 am
10:45 am
Workshop
Workshop
Workshop

Storyboard & Creativity

Andrea Bozzetto
Creative Director & Co-founder - Studio Bozzetto
10:00 am
Film Screening
Film Screening
Film Screening

Film Screening: The Emperor's New Groove

11:00 am
1:00 pm
Workshop
Workshop
Workshop

Majid Workshop

Majid TV
Television Channel
11:00 am
11:45 am
Masterclass
Masterclass
Masterclass

The invisible Craft of Character Design: Unveiling the Creative process

Wouter Tulp
Character Designer
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
Masterclass
Masterclass
Masterclass

Behind the Scene: Creating Award-Winning TV Series with Blue Zoo

Oli Hyatt
Managing Director – Blue Zoo
12:00 pm
Film Screening
Film Screening
Film Screening

Film Screening: The Adventures of Paddington

2:00 pm
4:30 pm
Regular
Regular
Regular

Producers meet with Publishers

2:00 pm
3:30 pm
Masterclass
Masterclass
Masterclass

The Art of Animation: Insights and Experiences from Sandro Cleuzo

Sandro Cleuzo
Animator & Character Designer
2:00 pm
3:30 pm
Workshop
Workshop
Workshop

Let's Talk About Story Moments

John Nevarez
Film & Story Artist
2:00 pm
Film Screening
Film Screening
Film Screening

Film Screening: Coco - Pixar

3:45 pm
4:45 pm
Panel
Panel
Panel

Pocoyo

Eduardo Garagorri
Head of Revenues & Business Development - Zinkia Entertainment
Israel Tamayo
Business Development Manager & Production Consultant - KOYI Talent
3:45 pm
4:45 pm

Animation Workflow in Feature and VFX

Meena Ibrahim
Animation Supervisor - Framestore
5:00 pm
6:30 pm
Workshop
Workshop
Workshop

Bringing Characters to life: Techniques for Character Designers

Wouter Tulp
Character Designer
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
Masterclass
Masterclass
Masterclass

The Evolution Of eONE's Content Creation

Monica Candiani
Executive Vice President, Content Sales-Family Brands - Hasbro/eOne
5:00 pm
Film Screening
Film Screening
Film Screening

Film Screening: My Neighbour Totoro

6:15 pm
7:30 pm
Masterclass
Masterclass
Masterclass

Arcane - League of Legends

Pascal Charrue
Co-Founder & CEO - Fortiche Production
Hervé Dupont
Managing Director - Fortiche Production
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
Regular
Regular
Regular

Daily Concert: In the Middle of Magic

Florence Pop Orchestra
4:00 pm
5:30 pm
Workshop
Workshop
Workshop

Crafting The Perfect Portfolio: Tips and Insights From Artist Manager Robin Linn

Robin Linn
Snr. Director, Creative Talent Acquisition – Executive Practice, Activision Blizzard
4:00 pm
7:00 pm
Regular
Regular
Regular

Meet the Artists

4:00 pm
5:00 pm
Masterclass
Masterclass
Masterclass

How To Build An Ip - Case Studies From Guru Studio!

Frank Falcone
President and Executive Creative Director - Guru Studio
4:00 pm
Film Screening
Film Screening
Film Screening

Film Screening: The Emperor's New Groove

5:15 pm
6:15 pm
Masterclass
Masterclass
Masterclass

House of the Dragon

Mario Brioschi
DFX Supervisor - MPC
5:30 pm
Film Screening
Film Screening
Film Screening

Film Screening: My Neighbour Totoro

6:00 pm
7:30 pm
Workshop
Workshop
Workshop

How To Draw Mecha Super Robot And Anime Style Heroes

Mamoru Yokota
Character Designer & Producer
6:30 pm
7:30 pm
Masterclass
Masterclass
Masterclass

The Power Of Authenticity: How Samaka Studio Is Redefining Visuals In Mena Animation

Mahmoud Hemeda
CEO/Co-founder & Animation Director - Samaka Studio
Ahmad Thabit
CCO/Co-founder - Samaka Studio
8:00 pm
9:30 pm

Closing Concert: The Melody of Fantasy

Florence Pop Orchestra

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