A taste of the spirit and soul 'reason for being' that is known as CTN. This is recorded pre-pandemic. A very special award winning event and generous organization developed by artists for artists to help them enrich their careers.
Video Credits: Autumn Leaves Video Production
Once a year the Creative Talent Network hosts their annual eXpo gathering. A celebration of talent and community. (limited availability)
The event hotel is an elevator ride away from the heart of the event. No car needed. A limited supply of rooms and parking discounted 30% for this event.
Discounts are available to schools, organizations and students. Discounts are made available through generous donations to the CTN Foundation 501(c)3
November 17 - 20, 2022
Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel and Convention Center
2500 Hollywood Way Burbank, CA 91505
Airport BUR or LAX
A Hybrid Event
THEME: "WIP: Work in Progress"
Come As You Are - Leave with More
3-Days of Programming Fri-Sun
In Person and Online Events
Panels and Workshops
Raise the Bar Recruiting (RBR)
More to come!
Now is the time to show them what you're made of.
You got this!
CTN is a hybrid event this year. Enjoy special programming and other fun things specifically for online. Not all in person events will be online.
If you are interested in being an exhibitor and participate in this amazing event by sharing your talent and goods with our community please fill out the application.
The CTN Foundation a 501(c)3 is offering artist enrichment discounts to students for a variety of in person events being hosted year round. Discounts vary.
Goal 1 To expose you to the right people in this community and to support you and get you plugged in so you can find your own voice and find your place. Whether it's a job or going solo.
Goal 2 To create an environment that educates and empowers you as an artist and exposes you to THE MANY options available to you. You will leave this event with more than you walked in with as CTN is year round and will always be here for you even after the event ends.
Goal 3 To welcome you to the most amazing community on the planet. To invite you into the CTN family to experience the heart and soul and help you succeed and thrive in this community and for the rest of your life. These are big expectations but true.
All taking place during the official City Wide Proclamation of "Animation Week" in Burbank and Mayor Ribbon Cutting to welcome you to the family.
CTN re-unites every year to support up and coming and mid journey artists in the Visual Storytelling Creator Community. 100% of the profits go to charities for artist enrichment.
After decades helping artists CTN is entering a new decade of storytelling in 2022. Meet the founder and supporters and find out how CTN started, why it is such a great organization and where they are headed.
“The animation industry has continued to grow and evolve over time, but the community remains the same filled with an incredible, loving, undivided family of generous, immensely talented and caring creators.” ~Tina Price, founder of CTN
Video Credits: She TV Media
"You and your CTN are a cornerstone of our animation community!" Veteran Animation Professional John Ramirez
"I am planning to be an attendee of CTN Expo this year again. I’ve gone for three years in a row and it is one of my favorite events of the year. I look forward to it every time! Thank you for founding such an amazing event & network opportunity for all of us aspiring to be in or already in the animation industry ! ~Martinez Adrianne
"I don’t think I’d be in the position where I am now without the networking I had done at CTN." ~Joshua Upshaw
Three ticket options:
Make it a Stay-Cation in Burbank
Welcome to Burbank, CA! From live TV tapings, to studio tours, and eclectic neighborhoods, there’s a lot waiting for you here. So to prepare your trip, we’ve put together some insider tips on what to do and how to arrive in style. Start planning your trip now and book your flight today! Click Here
Student Discounts: This event is part of the Student Scholarship Award and Discount Program made possible by the CTN Foundation. 100% of the profits go to non-profit charities for artist enrichment. You can find more information here to get your student discount. https://linktr.ee/creativetalentnetwork or Click Here
Reserve your room for CTNX2022 before they sell out: HOTEL RESERVATION
What to know before you go. These events are for ‘members only' and you will be asked to please register for Club CTN. Membership is free and will come with some cool benefits. Save time and join now. It's free. https://www.joinit.org/o/clubctn
Risk: For any in person events there are some new general health and safety protocols for your protection. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. CTN follows all applicable public health orders and guidance, but by visiting, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and by attending you agree to waive any liability once checked in. We appreciate your cooperation. View Waiver Here
Updated July 4, 2022
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