It's a flat world! - ANIMAPROD Module 3

Date and venue
Friday, 9 August 2019, on the fringes of the Locarno Film Festival
Registration/Application deadline
 CHF 150.- (including lunch)
A workshop on 2D workflows, budgeting, production monitoring, organisation and communication, multi-site management, …

In the company of three highly experienced specialists, we will discover their practices and secrets of production. We will talk with them about human, artistic and technical challenges and about how they manage to keep the spark of the beginnings despite the years that are needed to realise an animated film.


Ivan Rouveure (F)
Chief operating officer, line producer, 'Les Armateurs'
Les hirondelles de Kaboul (2019), Un homme est mort (2017), Ernest et Célestine (2012), Tchoupi (2017),  Martine (2016)

Katja Schumann (IR)
Head of production & line producer, 'Cartoon Saloon'
The Breadwinner (2017), Wolfwalkers (in production)

Jean-Christophe Soulageon (F)
Producer, 'Les films sauvages'
la Jeune fille sans mains (2016), les petits cailloux (2015)


Fred Guillaume

Online tools
  • comparative list of animation tools (TV paint, toonboom, After effect, Animate)
  • comparative list of monitoring and communication tools (Slack, Ftrack, shotgun, Synch sketch, File Maker, Google docs)
  • examples de Pipelines

  • Module 1 - Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir sur l'animation (sans oser le demander)
    Modul 1   - Was Sie schon immer über den Animationsfilm wissen wollten (und nicht gewagt haben zu fragen)
  • Modul 2   - Money, money, money
  • Module 4 - Bits and Bytes
  • Module 5 - Puppet masters

With the support of

  • CISA