CTN

        
 
 
 
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.
 
The Creative Talent Network®------ Putting the talent center stage
 

Videos

A Conversation with
Peter de Seve

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CTN sits down with Illustrator and Character Designer Peter de Seve. ...

A Conversation with
Mark Osborne

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CTN sits down with Mark Osborne and Animation Feature Film Director...

The Power of Improvisation
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Lecture: Ezra left home to study theater at California Institute of the Arts. After graduating in 1994, he moved to Los Angeles to better pursue his career in the theater and television. ...

An Animation Career Snapshot
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Join Animation Mentor and very special guests for a conversation about “An Animation Career Snapshot”. Just as the animation industry is constantly evolving, so does your career in anim...

Comedy Wanted
Drawn or Alive

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Join Yvette Kaplan and her panel of 5 accomplished bi-genre writers for “Comedy Wanted: Drawn or Alive”, a discussion about the creative and procedural differences between writing Anima...

Directing Animation vs Live Action
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Get an insider view from award winning directors Bill Kroyer, Rob Minkoff and Simon Wells about their challenges and rewards directing for animation vs live action....

Glenn Litwak Attorney
Litwak & Havkin

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Animators are often asked to work as independent contractors. This lecture will discuss the various provisions of an independent contractor agreement, including the term of the agreement, compensat...

Spot Light Interview with
Mike Mignola

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Moderated by animation Producer and Director Don Hahn  this one on one interview  with An American Cartoonist Mike Mignola is a rare moment in time as these two giants in the industry spe...

How to Break
Into Animation

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Steve Hickner has spent the past thirty years working at some of the most fabled studios in animation; including: DreamWorks, Disney, Amblimation, Aardman, Hanna-Barbera and Filmation. He has worke...

Indy Studio Owners
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Panel discussion with Indy studio owners. Moderated by Phillip Williams. The production model has changed in the past 10-15 years. The inclusion of downsizing and outsourcing by the large productio...

Image composition in
Assassin's Creed

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In open world video game, a real challenge for an art director is to be able to create strong visuals and an immersive experience... Without a full control on the camera, without knowing  the ...

VIP Opening Night with Kobe Bryant and Glen Keane

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Widely regarded as one of the best basketball players of all time Kobe Bryant pairs up with world renowned legendary animator Glen Keane to ‘tip off’ opening night at CTNX2017. Join the...