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Conceived and launched in 2004 by 30-year animation professional and award winning animator Tina Price. CTN stands as the seminal international community for the worlds leading creators of both traditional and digital animated films. Contributions from these animation artists can be seen in some of the highest grossing films in the history of animation. They come together to showcase their work, market their talents, pursue common goals and connect with other professionals, clients and students worldwide. 
 
CTN is a self funded professional community with the support of its' sponsors and professional members with all proceeds returning back to the community in the form of upgraded service, educational programs, promotional tools, inspiring workshops and networking opportunities that assist the talent to connect, get jobs and reach their goals both locally and internationally. 
 
Browse the videos. If you don't find what you need please contact us at (818) 827-7138. And check out the other arms of this community at the CTN Store, CTN animation eXpo and CTN Membership.
 
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Videos

A Career Interview with the 500 Million Dollar Directors

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Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller are on the kind of hot streak that would make any filmmaker envious. Their first three films -- "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs," "21 Jump Str...

Production Design Across Media

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Ralph Eggleston and Dylan Cole discuss the similarities of their jobs, as well as the unique challenges of each media....

A PEYO Approach: The Firest Fully CG Animated SMURFS Feature

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An all-new, fully computer-animated SMURFS feature film exploring the beginnings of the beloved blue creatures is currently in production at Sony Pictures Animation and targeting a Summer 2016 thea...

Animation Artists Moving into Picture Books

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More and more, designers working in the film industry are looking outside of film to find a balance in their creative life. Many film designers have found a second home in the world of kidlit, writ...

Ideas Born In Clay
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Join this amazing group never before together to discuss how ZBrush is being implemented into workflows at studios such as Disney Animation, DreamWorks, BlueSky Studios and many more. The panel wil...

Making of Eclipse with Vance Kovacs and Justin Sweet

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Justin Sweet and Vance Kovacs discuss their collaborative Kickstarter project, Eclipse: The Well and The Black Sea. Justin and Vance have been friends and collaborators for over 25 years. With both...

New Animated Comedies - Bringing You Buds, Baps & Bad Seeds!

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Be the first to see an exclusive peek at Nickelodeon's new LOL-inducing animated comedies! You'll also get an insider's look at the creative processes behind  these funny, warped, ...

Are you two crazy!?! Working with your spouse.

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Multiple working couples in the animation industry will share their war stories in pretending working with your significant other is nothing short of insane. This panel is like a Jerry Springer epi...

The Book of Life:
The Legend of Manolo

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In February 2014, while speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, the film's director Jorge Gutierrez explained that he wanted the film to look exactly like the concept art in "The Art of" ...

Feedback Hurts: A joyful presentation on the stress, terror, and frustration of being creative.

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Does it hurt when your friend is much better than you? Do you start tons of projects and not finish them? Do you ask for feedback but still get frustrated by it? Well, you are in luck... that's...

The Powerhouses Behind Production Design

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The art director is in charge of the overall visual appearance and how it communicates visually, stimulates moods, contrasts features, and psychologically appeals to a target audience. But is this ...

The Making of Harbingers

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Blizzard Animation presents the making of Harbingers. These three episodes front-loaded some World of Warcraft emotional content into iconic characters that gamers would soon meet in the latest exp...