Thursday, August 18, 2011

Q&A Session with VanArts Students

Ken engaged in a Q&A session with students from the 2D & CG Animation Program at VanArts in Vancouver, BC, Canada. It was a great opportunity to connect and share his experiences with the next up-and-coming animation generation! Check out the link from VanArts below.

Ken also serves on the VanArts Advisory Board for Character Animation.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Comic-Con 2011!

Ken will participate in ASIFA Hollywood's "State of the Animation Industry" Panel at Comic-Con in San Diego, CA this Friday, July 22. The panel starts at 12 noon in Room 32AB. Come by and get first-hand insight to today's hot topics in the animation industry.

12:00-1:00 ASIFA/Hollywood's State of the Animation Industry— What do pros think of the animation scene today? Will it all go 3D? Is 2D dead? When is a hybrid VFX flick an animated flick? How do I get my first job? Join Tom Sito (Lion King, Hop), Ken Duncan (Tarzan), Allen Battino (The Smurfs), Sean Petrilak (KFP TV show), Kevin Grow (Resistance: Fall of Man), and Brittany Biggs (KFP II) and get in on the discussion! Room 32AB

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Vancouver Institute of Media Arts

Ken was invited to join the Advisory Board of the Vancouver Institute of Media Arts (VanArts), one of the most well-established and highly respected visual, media and performing arts schools in North America.

Monday, November 22, 2010

ASIFA - Hollywood's Animation Educators Forums (AEF)

Along with other illustrious artists in the industry, Ken was invited to be a judge for this year’s ASIFA-Hollywood and Animation Educator’s Forum’s (AEF) Student Animation Festival. The yearly event provides an opportunity for students who are enrolled in accredited academic programs to be recognized for their work by the Hollywood animation community.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

CTN Animation Expo, November 12 - 21

In addition to welcoming Duncan Studio as a presence on the convention floor, the organizers of this second-annual event invited Ken to participate in a panel discussion with several well-respected colleagues. Moderated by Bill Kroyer, the artists discussed the principles of what defines animation both within the animation community and in the animation award categories.

Friday, January 01, 2010

VES Awards 2010

Ken was nominated (along with his colleagues) for a Visual Effects Society (VES) Award for Outstanding Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture for his work on the Shane Acker-directed film, “9.”