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Thursday, May 23, Forum Groningen is hosting the Industry Day of the animated film festival Framed - by makers, for makers! 

Dive deeper into the world of animation and get inspired by professionals from home and abroad. Take a look behind the scenes and learn how different aspects of the animation world are created. Discover more about this subject through talks and networking.

Do you want to be at the Industry Day? To be sure of a spot, buy your ticket here.

Keep an eye on this page for more info & updates on the program.

Names confirmed!

Mascha Halberstad & Janneke van de Kerkhof

Director Mascha Halberstad and producer Janneke van de Kerk hof come to talk about the making of the film Vos en Haas Redden het Bos.
Janneke van de Kerkhof is a producer at Amsterdam animation studio Submarine and Mascha Halberstad previously directed the stop-motion film Knor (2022), which was awarded three Golden Calf prizes.

Mascha Halberstad & Janneke van de Kerkhof

ZAG Animation Studios

This French animation studio, best known for the television series Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir, is currently one of the biggest players in CGI animation. Co-founder Jeremy Zag produces television series and films that can be seen in more than 130 countries, on Netflix and Disney+, among others. ZAG Studios embraces the latest techniques and opportunities to further push the boundaries of the animation medium. ZAG Animation Studios articulates their mission as follows: 'ZAG breaks the boundaries of the screen to deliver inspiring entertainment across all platforms.'

ZAG Animation Studios

Wouter Tulp

In his role as character designer, Wouter Tulp imagines what characters in animated films might look like. Guided by character descriptions, he comes up with ideas and proposals that he discusses with directors and producers. Based in the Netherlands, he works for international clients such as Sony Pictures Animation, Paramount Pictures Animation and Skydance. His designs were used, among other things, for the film Leo, which recently appeared on Netflix.

Wouter Tulp

Steye Hallema

The Imaginary Friend, Steye Hallema's latest VR production, can be seen at all major festivals at home and abroad, and thus also at Framed! Together with producer Corine Meijers (Studio Biarritz), he talks about this project in which he explored the technical limits of VR animation to create a new, personal viewing experience and gives us a look behind the scenes. 

Steye Hallema

Program

12.45 hRabostudio open
13.00 hWelcome/ preview of program  
13.15 hStart of program 
14.45 hintermission
15.30 hContinuation of program 
17.15 hdrinks

Student Fee

A special student rate applies to the Framed Industry Day. Are you between the ages of 16 and 25? Then you pay €10.00 for a ticket.

Thursday 23 May
1:00 PM till 5:30 PM
Rabo Studio
€ 40.00
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Review of the 2023 program

Wondering what to expect during a Framed Industry Day? Last year, the second edition of Forum Groningen's own animated film festival Framed took place. The Industry Day was a fantastic day full of curiosity, inspiration and creativity. Guests included Mark Henn, Kasja Næss, Marie-Laure Guisset, Edwin Rhemrev, Maaike Hartjes and Dario van Vree.

  • Disney animator Mark Henn (including The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast) talked about his work and showed off his drawing skills live.
  • The creators of Framed 2023's opening film, Titina, were present. Kasja Næss and Marie-Laure Guisset told about the making process of the film.
  • Dutch visual development artist Edwin Rhemrev worked on major animation productions by Illumination, nWave Studios and Netflix. He spoke about his work, which was also highlighted in the Storyworld Spotlight at the time.
  • Cartoonist Maaike Hartjes published the graphic novel Burnout Diary in 2018. The book was filmed by director Dario van Vree. During Industry Day, they talked about the production process of I'm Perfectly Fine.


 

 

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