Friday, 6 May 2011

Develop Brighton 20-21 July 2011

Hi Folks,

Its that summertime again, and what a brilliant early start to summer we've had in the British Isle this April. Anyways, the annual Develop Brighton comes once again this mid-July and one of the main attraction for the creatives is the Keynote Art track by Ian McCaig - who is well reknown for visually and sonically engaging story driven lectures and anaecdotes of wisdom to last one's entire career. That's how impactful Ian's onstage persona can be.

In any regard, we hope we get to meet likeminded creatives for a good jaunt down at the Hilton Brighton on July 20th and have a good one!

Ian McCaig: Art Keynote Lecture

Iain McCaig
Job Title: Artist and Conceptual Designer

Session: ART KEYNOTE: Showtime!

IAIN McCAIG is an internationally recognized and award winning artist and one of the motion picture industry’s leading conceptual designers. His exceptional command of human anatomy, character, emotional expression and visual narrative make him on of the most sought after artists working in the entertainment industry today.

He has worked for Lucasfilm as one of the principal designers on Star Wars Episode One—The Phantom Menace, Star Wars Episode Two—Attack of the Clones, and: Star Wars Episode Three—Revenge of the Sith. His work includes the landmark designs for Queen Amidala and Darth Maul. Among his other film credits are James Cameron's 'Terminator II', Steven Spielberg's 'Hook', Francis Ford Coppola's 'Dracula', Neil Jordan’s 'Interview With the Vampire', Sony/Revolution/Universal’s ‘Peter Pan’, and Warner Brothers’ 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire'. He is also Co-Producer and Concept Design Director on Ascendant Pictures’ science-fiction epic: ‘Outlander’.

Iain is currently writing, directing, producing and designing his first animated feature film, ‘The Book of Secrets’ for ForestLight in Sweden.

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