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For new-comer, mid-journey and professional artists in the Visual Storytelling arena, CTN is proud to announce their 15th Annual CTN eXpo Experience. A one of a kind event held Nov 16-19, 2023 in the animation capital of the world, Burbank CA.
There is a lot of pre-planning being done behind the scenes for CTNX 2023.
We strive to provide you with the best opportunities and experiences from the animation and visual storytelling communities. Now is your chance to get an early bird ticket at a discount. And you can get up-to-date by following us online, on social media, or subscribe to our CLUB NEWSLETTER HERE.
Educational institutions and community organizations may contact us for special group discounts.
Celebrating 15 years in Burbank.
November 16th - November 19th
Thursday through Sunday
Burbank Airport Marriott Convention
2500 North Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA 91505 USA
1 (818) 827-7138
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
This event has stood the test of time and quality for artist looking to showcase themselves and their work. (limited availability)
Now is your chance. Let us know who you want to meet up with or what you would like to see at this years CTN animation eXpo event.
Have you got a burning desire to share your experience with new comers and professionals. We need you.
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.
After 15 years the one thing we have learned is that it is all about 'the people and the experience. We change the experience every year, just like you change every year. Today with the support of our partners we are proud to be an educational retreat filled with opportunities. It is too hard to explain, you just have to come.
"Wonderful for Floyd Norman and I to see so many animation friends at CTN today! The new format of the expo makes it so much easier to talk with everyone. Interaction with the students and arts was much more personable!"~Adrienne Nichelle Brown-Norman
Video Credits: Autumn Leaves Video Production
You will learn stuff you didn't even know about and you will wonder why no one told you about this before. :)
"I just wanted to thank you for everything, it was one of the best experiences of my life. 🥰". ~Steve Scampini
Video Credits: Autumn Leaves Video Production
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. Profits go to charities for artist enrichment.
Meet the founder and supporters and find out how CTN started and why it is such a great organization.
“This organization is based on my own experience and ideas, both what I know has worked and what I know hasn't and have collected and connected hundreds of other creatives together.” ~Tina Price, founder of CTN
Video Credits: She TV Media
"We've been loving the energy we've carried home after the event. It was truly a wonderful experience hosting a booth there." ~Jason Keyser, VFX Academy
"Absolutely loved CTN!! Can't wait to be back again next year! ❤️" ~Benoit Therriault, Director of Canary
"Thank you for organizing such an amazing show." ~Jason Porath Bluescape
"I just wanted to thank and congratulate each of you for putting together an extraordinary and extraordinarily smooth-running event.
This was my first CTN, and I can assure you: it will not be my last.
Thanks to each of, you’ve helped so many people advance closer to fulfilling their dreams. And that’s a very big deal." ~Robert
"I just wanted to thank you for everything, it was one of the best experiences of my life." 🥰. ~Steve Scampini, Saffron Animation Studio
"I don’t think I’d be in the position where I am now without the networking I had done at CTN." ~Joshua Upshaw
"The new format of the expo makes it so much easier to talk with everyone. Interaction with the students and artists was much more personable!" ~Adrienne Nichelle Brown-Norman
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 Click Here
Pro Pass Program (Free 4-day Basic Pass) with valid ID. (limited to the first 100 to sign up) https://linktr.ee/creativetalentnetwork or Click Here (May be limited access)
Reserve your hotel room for CTNX2023 before they sell out: GO TO WEBSITE
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. 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 MARCH 12, 2023
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