Get It Off The Ground
Local Animation in a Global Environment
Saturday, May 26, 2018 – 13:00 @ MuseumsQuartier – Raum D / quartier21
Presentations and Panel Discussion with Tomm Moore, Thomas Meyer-Hermann, Benjamin Swiczinsky.
13:10 – Benjamin Swiczinsky: Animating in Austria
Some of the studio’s most exciting projects reaching from independent to big commercial Hollywood productions.
What are the challenges facing the Austrian animation industry and what are the goals for the future?
13:35 – Thomas Meyer-Hermann: It’s all about Studio FILM BILDER
– and our nearly 30-year history of how we managed to create a vehicle driven by art and commerce.
14:00 – Tomm Moore: The 20 year history of Cartoon Saloon
– and how we developed projects from a small country for a global audience.
14:25 – Get It Off The Ground – Local Animation in a Global Environment
Panel Discussion with Tomm Moore, Thomas Meyer-Hermann, Benjamin Swiczinsky.
Three producers from three countries, with three different backgrounds.
Three experts with plenty of experiences in different environments and scales.
Tomm Moore from Ireland, Thomas Meyer-Hermann from Germany and Benjamin Swiczinsky from Austria
will present their work and they will engage in a public panel discussion about the challenges and chances
that projecting larger dimensions in production may face in smaller environments – like Austria.