Symposium Speakers

Saturday 4th June 2016

Stephen Templer

Illustrator

Christian Pearce

Concept Designer Weta Workshop

Leon Mackie

Creator of Carboard Box Office

Cory Mathis

Mechanic Animation

Stuart Middleton

Creative Director PikPok

T-Wei

Illustrator

Christian Rivers

VFX Supervisor and Filmmaker

Sir Richard Taylor

CEO and co-founder of Weta Workshop

Sacha Lees

Fantastic Fine artist

Leri Greer

Concept Designer Weta Workshop

Daniel Falconer

Concept Designer Weta Workshop

Nick Keller

Concept Designer Weta Workshop

Iain McCaig

Keynote Speaker

Nathan Jurevicius

Keynote Speaker

Derek Bradley

CEO of Aurora44

Greg Broadmore

Concept Designer Weta Workshop and Magic Leap

Kate Hawley

Costume Designer

Weta Workshop’s GKR

Weta Workshop

Christian Gossett

Director, Writer, Story Artist, Concept Designer
The Redstar, Activision Call of Duty, Sega, Namco, Microsoft, Star Wars Phantom Menace, King Kong, Alice in Wonderland.

Paul Tobin

Concept Designer Weta Workshop / Founder White Cloud Worlds

Masterclass Tutors

Sunday 5th June – Sunday 12th June 2016

Andrew Baker

Concept Designer Weta Workshop

Christian Gossett

Director, Writer, Story Artist, Concept Designer
The Redstar, Activision Call of Duty, Sega, Namco, Microsoft, Star Wars Phantom Menace, King Kong, Alice in Wonderland.

Garry Buckley

Pop-Surreal Artist, Concept designer - The Hobbit, and Modelmaker - Avatar, District 9, Ghost in the Shell

Warren Mahy

Concept Designer

Tanya Marriott

Senior Lecturer Massey University