LIVE from CTN Studio in Burbank, CA. Zoomed online, YouTube FREE.
Be a silent fly on the wall or bring your burning questions to talk with us.
Saturday May 20, 2023
11 am - 2 pm Pacific
Followed by networking in person
The conversation is led by Filmmaker and Documentarian Alan De Oliveira talking with special guest Visionary Director, Writer, Artist and Consultant Jerry Rees.
Peeking at deleted Brave Little Toaster scenes, sharing live answers to fan mail from the last 8 years, showing behind the scenes footage from Cranium Command, taking live AMA questions and more.
Thank you to our supporters The Creative Talent Network, E-Tech Rentals, and Visit Burbank
Jerry Rees is a prolific Director, Producer, Writer and Imagineer of live-action, animation, trans-media and specialty venue films as well as theme park attractions.
While still in high school, Jerry mentored at Disney Studios under the wing of one of Walt Disney’s legendary “Nine Old Men.” Awarded a Disney Scholarship, he attended California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts) as Teacher’s Assistant for the now famous inaugural class, featured in Vanity Fair.
He teamed with fellow Cal Arts alum Tim Burton to co-write and co-direct the cult-classic featurettes "Doctor of Doom" and "Luau".
Find out more about Jerry Rees here!
Alan De Oliveira has been making videos since he was six. Over 20 years of filming, editing, directing, writing, and producing. He makes music videos, social media posts/ads, short films, documentaries, you name it and has the good taste and the know how to be creative with the newest trends.
Find out more about Alan De Oliveira here!
- Director Jerry Rees
Are you looking for that opportunity to talk with an experienced creative? One that gives you some real world answers and leads you to places you have yet to go or even thought of? Ever had a conversation that you can really build on that is so exciting you want to learn more about?
Or maybe you are looking to find your peeps and a place where you can fit in, collaborate and build a network of people who share your values, goals, ideas, work ethic, abilities, and character?
Now is your chance.
Walk into 'Jerry's Room' live and listen along or participate in the conversation with Writer, Director and Animator Jerry Rees and Documentarian Alan De Oliveira. The room is live on YouTube through a 360 camera environment, or Online through zoom or in person at CTN Studio. Jerry's goal is to break the barriers of being in the room or virtual and you will help us do that.
This idea jam session is for you if....
You want to work in the animation, theme park and storytelling industry.
You are a college student or college age or an early or veteran career professional.
You want to join remotely or in person.
You are imaginative, motivated, and driven to a life of creating and telling stories.
You are dedicated and self motivated.
You speak and understand English
You are curious and ready to explore and have fun with an amazing team of artists in a unique
casual online studio environment called 'Jerry's Room'.
You just want to hang out and be inspired.
Open to aspiring animators, engineers, story artists, art directors, programmers, efx animators, future imagineers, parents of future animators and others interested in telling stories filled with magic and the illusion of life.
- CTN Studio
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