Saturday, October 6 at 1 p.m.

Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College


Join Art Director and Character Designer Matt Boismier for a behind-the-scenes look at how the animation industry creates characters for their films and tv shows with a FREE live animation and character design demonstration as part of the Sheridan WYO Film Festival. Learn….

• How artists shape and develop character design, personality and environment

• Visual language artists use to make villains and heroes

• What tricks are used to connect the audience with the character

Matt will also do a live demonstration using input from the audience to create a character on the spot!

About the Artist

Vancouver, BC-based Matt Boismier is an Art Director and Character Designer for the Animation Industry. Matt started his career as a caricature artist at an amusement park in Toronto, Canada. Seven years later, then, he’s worked as a Character Designer, Lead Character Designer, Design Consultant, Supervising Character Designer for feature film, Art Director, and Visual Development Artist having helped develop over 35 TV series in his 7 years in the industry. His next big project will be designing the cast and characters of a brand new Strawberry Shortcake for DHX Media.