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Friday, July 22
 

6:10pm

From Day Job to Dream Job: Making the Transition
UCLA Extension instructors Dallas King (director and genre-filmmaker, U.Z.L.A.), Peter Gend (VFX producer, The Simpsons Movie), Quinton Peeples (feature film and television writer/producer, Netflix/Marvel’s Iron Fist, Hulu’s 11-22-63), Brooks Wachtel (animation series writer, X-Men, Spider-Man), Robert Bryant (video game producer & author, Slay the Dragon: Writing Great Video Games), and moderator Kim Adelman (indie filmmaker, Just Friends) discuss how they transitioned from a practical day job to a professional career in the creative fields of writing, filmmaking, and gaming. Explore best practices for making the transition to your own dream job and get answers to your questions during a Q&A.

Friday July 22, 2016 6:10pm - 7:10pm
Pacific 23, North Tower, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
 
Saturday, July 23
 

11:05am

Bug Zapper: The Birthday Bug
In this animated short for kids, neighborhood superhero the Bug Zapper is headed for a trap when his birthday invitation is stolen. Meanwhile, Robert's birthday party is infiltrated by the villainous Bumblebeezy, who has never attended a birthday party before. Join panelist Tom Eaton (creator, Bug Zapper comics).

Saturday July 23, 2016 11:05am - 11:25am
Pacific 23, North Tower, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

11:25am

Built to Serve
The Subordi-bot is the latest in domestic technology. He’ll cook, he’ll clean, he’ll obey your every command. But what’s this? One has escaped the factory and seems to have a mind of its own! That is, until he collides with a stubborn, spunky little girl and her dead dog. Participating panelists include Dylan Chase (director) and Octevia Robertson (producer).

Saturday July 23, 2016 11:25am - 11:35am
Pacific 23, North Tower, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

11:35am

House of Monsters: Frank & The Zombie Girl
Christopher Lloyd stars as Dr. Gaulstone, the patriarch of a dysfunctional monster family that includes werewolves, mummies, zombies, and vampires. Frank finds true love when zombies attack the village. Zombie Girl's inevitable decay puts a hitch in their budding romance. Participating panelists include director Dawn Brown (concept artist, Hunger Games: Mockingjay) and producer Warren Manser (concept artist, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice).

Saturday July 23, 2016 11:35am - 11:50am
Pacific 23, North Tower, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

11:50am

Cloudrise
Set in a fantasy world above the clouds, follow a pivotal moment in the lives of two lovers as they face a great challenge. Watch as Miko and Tenku fight to survive an attack on their new airship and take the necessary measures to help each other. This action-packed animated short ties together various fantasy/science fiction elements. Directed and animated by Denver Jackson, with Emily Piggford (voice actor) and Marc Junker (composer).

Saturday July 23, 2016 11:50am - 12:10pm
Pacific 23, North Tower, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

12:10pm

AirJunkie
A renegade freedom fighter who lives his life on the edge reveals his legacy and explains his reasons to live . . . and die.

Saturday July 23, 2016 12:10pm - 12:25pm
Pacific 23, North Tower, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

12:25pm

Loopi GuGo
A story about two monsters, Loopi and Gugo, and the only thing they have in common: their love for ice cream. Loopi, a frenetic and very intelligent little blue monster, does everything she can to steal the ice cream from the big and stubborn Gugo.

Saturday July 23, 2016 12:25pm - 12:30pm
Pacific 23, North Tower, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

12:30pm

Accidents, Blunders and Calamities
A father possum reads his kids a story that’s an alphabet of the most dangerous animal of all -- humans! Inspired by the Edward Gorey classic, this black-comedy for kids and parents alike is a hilarious and brutal alphabet of death and mayhem exacted upon animals by ignorant humans. Thirty CGI animals were meticulously crafted and killed by a team of 44 students at Media Design School. 

Saturday July 23, 2016 12:30pm - 12:40pm
Pacific 23, North Tower, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

12:40pm

The Loneliest Stoplight
This animated short details the life and times of a neglected traffic signal. Featuring the voice of comedian Patton Oswalt. Panelist will be animator Bill Plympton (Cheatin', Idiots and Angels).

Saturday July 23, 2016 12:40pm - 12:55pm
Pacific 23, North Tower, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

1:00pm

Terrordactyl: Blockbuster Film Effects on a Shoestring Budget
Learn from the makers of the indie monster comedy Terrordactyl as they walk you through the process of how they made -- and sold -- a film with huge battles and monster visual effects way beyond their budgetary constraints. Jason Tobias (star), Don Bitters (co-director/writer/VFX supervisor), Geoff Reisner (co-director/DP/editor), Eric Edmonds (producer), and Christopher Jennings (star/executive producer) will give you tips on how to create a microbudgeted film that will sell -- from preproduction, through a streamlined production and post pipeline, to attracting a distributor and marketing to audiences. Moderated by Fast Company's Susan Karlin.

Saturday July 23, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Pacific 23, North Tower, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina