Mark Simon To Lecture at Library
(released 3/24/2006)

This Sunday, March 26 at 2:00pm, Mark Simon will be giving a free lecture on Storytelling Through Animation. The lecture will be downtown at the Orlando Public Library.

Producing Animated Shorts

Illustrates the benefits of producing animated shorts such as portfolio pieces, festival screenings, publicity, pitches for shows, etc. The talk delves into important issues to keep in mind and short cuts to get things done. Mark Simon uses his series of shorts, Timmy's Lessons In Nature, as supporting evidence in the discussion. Hear war stories about the Timmy shorts as they were pitched and sold around the world on the way to winning Grand Prize in Nickelodeon's first-ever Nicktoons Film Festival. Lecture is based on Simon's top-selling text, Producing Independent 2D Character Animation. Topic is relevant to all forms of animation.

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