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Creature Comforts: Character Development with Curtis Jobling
Curtis Jobling, design of "Bob the Builder"
Shaw Center for the Arts B252
April 18, 2008 - 10:00 am
Creating compelling characters requires strong concepts, believable design, and the willingness to adapt. Curtis Jobling, creator of Frankenstein's Cat, and designer of Bob the Builder, works with artists to develop strong believable characters. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: See Redstick International Animation Festival's site for registration & fee information: redstickfestival.org
Speaker's Bio:
Curtis Jobling is designer of the worldwide hit children's television show, Bob the Builder. He also has a number of his own shows in development and is a successful children's book author and illustrator. His book credits include Frankenstein's Cat, which is also an upcoming TV series, Dinosaurs After Dark and Skeleton in the Closet. His film credits include Nick Park's Oscar winner, A Close Shave and Tim Burton's Mars Attacks! Jobling has also directed a series of interstitial animations for Nickelodeon called Curious Cow with his long-time collaborators, Mackinnon & Saunders.