There is a talk by Paitoon Ratan http://www.paitoon.com/
organised for June 15th – see Jason about arranging to go asap!!!!
The US Embassy in Thailand in collaboration with Thailand Animation and Computer Graphics Association will host a CG Talk on The Art of Paitoon U.S. Experience from Animation to Merchandise by Mr. Paitoon Ratanasirintrawoot. on June 15, 2011 from 9:20-12:00 @ Conference room, 9th floor, GPF Building, Wireless Road
Paitoon began his creative professional career with Walt Disney Feature Animation in 1993 as a Visual Effects animator/ concept designer designing props, visual effects animation for animated feature films. His film credits includes some of the most beloved classics animated films such as The Lion King, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Mulan, Tarzan, The Emperor’s New Groove, Beauty and The Beast (Special Edition), Lilo and Stitch, and Brother Bear.
Besides 9 animated feature films with Walt Disney Feature Animation, Mr. Paitoon have designed more than 300 products in the toy, consumer products, gift, and personal care areas for such prominent clients as Walt Disney Consumer Products, Disney Toys, Warner Brothers Consumer Products, DC Comics, Marvel, Hasbro, Corgi International, Master Replicas, Nickelodeon, FAO, Scholastic Entertainment, NewLine, Li&Fung trading, Character Direct, Toy Island, The Topps Company, and Lucas films.
If any of you would like to attend this event or would have your students to attend, please let me know so i can reserve seats and coordinate accordingly.