CREATING WORLDS

Stuttgart, Germany
April 24 - 27

Shelley Page, Animation Talent Consultant, DreamWorks Animation

Shelley Page trained in the UK as an illustrator and has been working in the field of feature animation since 1986. She began her career in animation at the legendary Richard Williams Studio in London before joining the crew of Walt Disney's 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' as head of backgrounds.

In 1995 she was one of the first group of artists hired to establish DreamWorks Animation in Los Angeles. Her credits, on over 30 feature films to date, include 'Shrek', 'Madagascar', 'Kung Fu Panda' and 'How to Train Your Dragon'.

In early 2017 Shelley set up an independent talent consultancy sourcing new talent for animation projects. Her clients include DreamWorks Animation, Aardman Animation and Wink Animation (China)

She has a particular interest in student animation and is a member of the graduation juries and advisory boards of leading animation schools and festivals worldwide.

Shelley is currently a Visiting Professor to the MA Animation departments at Central Saint Martins (London), and the University of Teesside (UK) – and also at CUC (Beijing) and the Beijing Film Academy, China.

FMX is funded by the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, the City of Stuttgart and the MFG Film Funding, taking place in cooperation with VES Visual Effects Society, ACM SIGGRAPH and the World Building Institute. FMX is an event by the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, organized by Animationsinstitut, hosting the Animation Production Day (APD), a joint venture with the Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (ITFS).