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MOVE Summit 2020 Line Up Announced!

MOVE Summit 2020 Line Up Announced!

MOVE Summit is Scotland’s largest animation gathering celebrating Scotland’s commercial animation sector, with three days of inspiring talks, workshops, networking sessions and professional development, all focussed around the latest and greatest in the international animation and VFX industries – we have a thrilling and exciting line up to offer!

JOIN US! 19th – 21st February 2020
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ

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Our programme includes:

James Baxter, Head Animation Supervisor – Netflix
Craig Foster, Art Director – PIXAR
Bruce Wright, Effects Animator & Shorts Director – Disney Animation
Sarah LaPenna Onheiber, Associate Animation Director – Rockstar
Michael Lum – Animation Supervisor – Industrial, Light & Magic
Alison Warner, Managing Director – Blue Zoo Rights
Chris Musselwhite & Paul Hamblin, Treehouse Digital
HaZ Dulull, HaZ Films
Jackie Edward, Head of Young Audiences Content Fund – BFI
Julia Bond, Commissioning Editor – BBC
Emma Fernando, supported by Screenskills Animated Skills Fund
Ben Radcliffe, Unity
Jen Mackie, Animation Cinematographer and Editor
Gili Dolev, director Zack & Quack
Nancy Denney-Phelps, journalist and producer
AXIS Studios
Plus many, many more!



In addition to talks, panel discussions and Q&As, we will be hosting a series of practical masterclasses and workshops. These include:

‘Freelancer Focus’ presented by the ScreenSkills Animation Skills Fund
Ekaterina Pushkarova, Axis Studios on ‘Character sculpting’
James Walsh, freelance writer on ‘Writing for animation’
Camille Fourniois, Axis Studios on ‘Hair & fur groom’
Amy Ash, Axis Studios on ‘Character design and cloth techniques’

Workshops are only available to ticket holders of MOVE Summit and will be released in advance. Further details to be announced soon…


This year, for the first time we have included a strand within the programme that’s dedicated to those doing business in animation and vfx, comprising a range of events and activities not to be missed.

From hosted industry 1-2-1 meetings, talks and panels on funding and development, studio recruitment drives and a bookable workshop dedicated to long format development. Contributors to the business strand of the programme include:

Blue Zoo
plus more to be announced!


Looking to get insightful feedback and critique of your portfolio?

Over the course of MOVE Summit all our speakers and contributors are offering 15 minutes of their time to review and discuss your portfolio! This is an amazing opportunity to get one-to-one time with an incredible line up of talented and experienced professionals from the fields of animation and VFX.

Sign up on the day will be on a first come first served basis!


Throughout the course of the 3 days we will be home to an exciting collection of studios, agencies and organisations showcasing, demonstrating and recruiting!

Over the two industry days – Thursday 20th & Friday 21st – you will be able to play with new products and software, watch short films, speak with recruiters from the UK’s leading studios and learn about funding opportunities.


For more info, visit at Move Summit 2020

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Written by VFX Online

VFX Online, now writing with a focus on Visual Effects and Animation and Gaming, writing at VFX Online Blog since 2016. VFX Online in India.


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