Applied Computer Science Lecture Series Presents: Colin Brady

The Art of Animation: Narrative, Dialogue, Humor and Nonverbal Acting

DATE:     9-25-2017
TIME:      4:00PM – 5:30PM
WHERE:  Woodbury University Burbank Campus
Entertainment Media Room E100

Focusing on the art of animation in narrative, dialogue, humor and nonverbal acting, Colin Brady will share his experience as a director, creative producer and animation supervisor at Pixar, Industrial Light and Magic, Imagi Studios, Rhythm and Hues, Pixomondo and Light Chaser where he directed animation for Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Ang Lee, John Lasseter and Martin Scorsese.

Colin Brady graduated from California Institute of the Arts with a BFA in Character Animation. Colin innovated many performance capture puppeteering techniques and holds a patent on the Redline input device. Colin directed on such films as Everyone’s Hero, Astro Boy, TMNT, and Toy Story 2. He supervised scenes for The Hunger Games, Hugo, Green Lantern and Spiderman. Whether directing Pixar characters or furthering performance capture techniques, Colin’s passion is the fine-crafting of narrative, dialogue, humor and nonverbal acting that make good stories great through the art of animation.

The Applied Computer Science Lecture Series features practitioners from a wide range of creative and scientific fields, all of whom incorporate technology at the core of their professional inquiry. Open to the entire Woodbury community, this series aims to foster dialogue around the increasing role of technology in society, its application across a diverse range of professional practices, the resulting explosion of creative and expressive modes of production, and the ethical and moral dilemmas that have emerged as technology has evolved.