Animation workshop: Stepping up to be an animation line producer
In this workshop, a panel of experienced line producers will look at the responsibilities of the role and the skills that you need to have to successfully manage a range of productions across 2D, 3D and stop motion, series and features, and VFX.
The panel will include line producers Sarah Broad, Reanne Goodlitt-Jones, Adam Jackson-Nocher and Angela Poschet, and the session will be chaired by producer Anna Lord.
Who it's for
This event will benefit experienced production managers looking at the next step in building their career in the animation industry.
There will be a Stepping up to animation production manager event on 5 October which will be more suited to experienced animation production coordinators - please keep an eye on our website and social channels for information on when bookings will open.
What it covers
The conversation will cover what you need to know to set up and run a production including:
managing crews and Heads of Department
working on co-productions and with international teams
There will be the opportunity to ask the panel questions at the end of the session via the chat function.
Anna Lord (Chair)
Sarah Broad started her career at Channel 5’s milkshake! where she stayed for 9 years. Whilst at milkshake! Sarah designed and made costumes for their in house shows, produced and directed the live morning show, created promos and ran the milkshake! website. (They were a very small team!)
Sarah joined Karrot Entertainment in 2014 as line producer on their BAFTA-winning pre-school animation Sarah & Duck, working on both series 2 and 3. In 2018 Sarah was line producer on series 2 of the pre-school show Wissper. Sarah currently works for Kelebek Media who are developing the popular children’s book Isadora Moon.
Adam Jackson-Nocher began his TV & film career in 2008 working in live action before joining Lupus Films in 2010. Adam is responsible for budgeting, scheduling and recruitment across all Lupus Films productions and developments, with an expert knowledge of the 2D animation process from scripting to post, including worldwide distribution, licensing & merchandise. He was recently line producer on hand-drawn animated special The Tiger Who Came to Tea. Adam has been a proud member of the ScreenSkills Animation Skills Council since January 2019. In his free time Adam plays lots of different instruments and watches too much non-league football.
Angela Poschet is an award-winning line producer, production supervisor, manager and consultant for animation productions in Europe. Her credits include numerous distinctive and commercially successful film and television projects. She was the production supervisor on Wes Anderson latest stop-motion movie Isle of Dogs and Tim Burton’s Oscar-nominated Frankenweenie. She was line producer on the two most successful stop-motion features in Norway, Solan&Ludvig Herfra til Flaklypa and Solan&Ludvig Jul I Flaklypa. She is currently working for Nexus Studios in London on 3x30min eccentric dark animated comedy The House for Netflix.
Reanne went from hairdressing to film production after graduating from University of the Arts London in 2016. She started on reception at a small post production company in Soho after two months she was thrown into the world of VFX as a production coordinator. Since then she has worked on an array of projects from small short films to big Hollywood budgets! She was lucky enough to work on Mike Leigh’s Peterloo before moving to her first big VFX studio - MPC where she spent a year working in the award winning the environments team on The Lion King. She currently works at DNEG as a line producer in the assets and creature department, where she has worked on films such as Wonder Woman 1984, Christopher Nolan’s Tenet.
This event is supported by the ScreenSkills Animation Skills Fund with contributions from UK animation productions.
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