A Bunch of Short Guys have teamed up with Big Design and the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) to have dual conferences focused on art, animation, games and interactive development all under one roof. Industry Giants: Visual Effects, Animation and Game Forum features a distinctive lineup of industry professionals working in animation and visual effects for film, television, and games. Hosted annually by the nonprofit animators' group, A Bunch of Short Guys, Industry Giants 2013 offers learning, discussions and networking. The Industry Giants forum and panel discussion includes individual presentations by industry professionals followed by a panel discussion on creative approaches and methods. The Industry Giants MasterClasses include industry software skills and techniques taught by leading industry professionals.
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Please read the following information as we have made changes to the registration process for this year's event.
*Tickets will not be mailed. Please bring your printed Eventbrite ticket with barcode. We will also accept your Eventbrite ticket off of your phone. Tickets will be scaned at the door for faster entry.
*Registration starts on Saturday at 7:00am and Sunday at 8:00am.
*Tickets for Industry Giants can be purchased in advance or at the venue the day of the event (space permitting). Ticket quantity is limited this year, so be sure to get your tickets early!
*If you buy a two-day ticket or Saturday only ticket, your ticket price includes lunch on Saturday. Please note that no lunch will be provided on Sunday. There will be a one hour break on both days for lunch (please see schedule for lunch times).
*Instead of separating student and professional pricing, we have added an early bird pricing that offers a discount to everyone. Early bird pricing ends October 5, 2013 at midnight. After October 5, 2013, advance online ticket price increases and stay available until October 18, 2013 8:00 AM. If tickets are available at the door, the pricing increases one more time. So what are you waiting for? Get your ticket today and save some money! (See pricing and dates at the bottom of this page).
Pick the right ticket for you! Ticket Breakdown is as follows:
*BEST VALUE* Two-Day Ticket: Forum + Lunch (Sat) AND MasterClasses (Sun) Includes:
Admission for BOTH the Industry Giants Forum on Saturday, October 19, 2013 and the Industry Giants Masterclasses (including Life Drawing Classes) on Sunday, October 20, 2013. Also, Lunch is included on Saturday, October 19, 2013 (Please note: Lunch is NOT provided on Sunday, October 20, 2013).
One-Day Ticket: Forum + Lunch Only (Sat Only) Includes:
Admission for ONLY the Industry Giants Forum on Saturday, October 19, 2013. In addition, Lunch is included on Saturday, October 19, 2013.
One-Day Ticket: MasterClasses Only (Sun Only) Includes:
Admission for ONLY the Industry Giants Masterclasses (including Life Drawing Classes) on Sunday, October 20, 2013.
Life Drawing Only (Sun) Ticket Includes:
Admission for ONLY the Life Drawing Classes on Sunday, October 20, 2013.
Early Bird Tickets ended!
Industry Giants is hosted by A Bunch of Short Guys. As part of ABOSG charter, all proceeds will go to the maintenence and operations of ABOSG and Industry Giants. All ABOSG officers and board members are non-compensated volunteers.