Developing your animation concept into a pitchable productFeaturing Stu Connolly from Sticky Pictures

6:30 – 8:30pm 26th April 2016
New AIE building, Level 4, 33 Mountain Street Ultimo, NSW

We all have ideas, but the challenge lies in developing those ideas. Character development, artwork, scripts and even a pilot can all be part of a good pitch. Stu will be running through his exploits in this field and offering real advice to fellow creators.

Stu will be joined by Sticky’s Development Executive Michael Drake

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Stu is an award-winning animation writer, editor and producer.
First starting as a music journalist, Stu moved into freelance animation writing in 1999, scripting and developing animated series for Australian studios while co-creating and writing pilots for Cartoon Network Europe, Disney and Nickelodeon Australia.

Stu is a founding partner of Sydney production company Sticky Pictures, named Children’s TV Producer of the Year by the Screen Producers Association of Australia (2011).

Stu is actively involved in developing Sticky’s projects from a scripting perspective as well as story editing and producing. Stu co-created CJ the DJ and is co-creator/writer/producer and director (3rd season) of award winning The Dukes of Bröxstônia (SPAA Best Children’s Production 2013).

Michael spearheads the development of all original and co-production content. He also plays a role in leading writer sessions and in the story-editing of Sticky Pictures’ kids and comedy productions.

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The Sydney Animation Production Group was formed to empower artists, producers and writers with the tools they need to turn their own concepts into viable, Sydney based productions.

Each event will host a different professional from the Sydney animation industry that specialises in all different areas. Art Directors, Producers, Writers and Financiers. There will also be a space to network with other people from the animation community keen to create animated content.