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In Partnership With

DE LA SALLE - COLLEGE OF SAINT BENILDE, THE ANIMATION COUNCIL OF THE PHILIPPINES, and WACOM

THE SAMSUNG HALL

BONIFACIO GLOBAL CITY

TAGUIG CITY

PHILIPPINES

 

What is ICON MANILA?

ICON MANILA ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN GATHERING is an annual event, in partnership with De La Salle - College of Saint Benilde and The Animation Council of the Philippines, held in the beautiful city of Manila, Philippines for professionals and students in the entertainment design industry. This event gathers the creative minds in animation, film, games, illustration, and visual effects. Event speakers have decades of proven experience in their fields of expertise. Their collective knowledge shared in this event push farther, higher, and stronger Southeast Asia's impact on the entertainment design industry.

This is a non-profit event. All proceeds from this event will go to humanitarian and medical missions in the country. Certificates of Participation will be issued to all participants. 

 

SPEAKERS

ZAC RETZ

Visual Development artist for feature animated films. This includes environment designs, story moment paintings, prop designs, color scripts, paint lighting keys, and more. Worked at Sony Pictures Animation. Currently at Alcon Entertainment in California, USA.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Visit his ArtStation.

MIKE AZEVEDO

Mike Azevedo is a freelance Illustrator and concept artist from Osasco-São Paulo. He has worked with clients such as Valve/Riot Games/ Blizzard / Tencent/ Games Workshop / Guerrilla Games/ VOLTA/ and others. He is now working as an art director and CEO of Mar Studio. He also teaches at ICS School in São Paulo. He loves crazy colors and sketching smiling creatures. 

Visit his ArtStation

BOBBY PONTILLAS

Bobby is currently an art director at Taiko Studios and co-director (with Andrew Chesworth) of their first short film, One Small Step. In his varied career he has worked as an animator and character designer at such studios as Disney Animation, Blue Sky & Arena Net. He'll always credit Disney's Tarzan and the work of Glen Keane as a major inspiration to get into animation!  

Visit his Blogspot

FINNIAN MACMANUS

Finn is a senior concept designer working in the film and game industries. Based out of Los Angeles, he has recently contributed to titles such as Jungle Cruise, The Lion King, Avatar Sequels, Rogue One and God of War. Architecture, history, science fiction and natural landscapes are all a big source of inspiration to his work; which intends to capture vast and culturally rich environments.  Always trying to find ways to experiment, Finn now uses a combination of VR sculpting, photoshop painting and 3D rendering to create most of his designs.

Visit his ArtStation

ARMAND SERRANO

Filipino American visual development

artist and production designer for animated movies and games based in California, USA. Currently working at Marvel Studios.  

 

Some of Armand's credits include  Zootopia, Big Hero 6, Olaf's Frozen Adventure, Animal Crackers, Mulan, Lilo And Stitch, Hotel Transylvania, League of Legends, World of Warcraft etc. 

Visit his website.

Armand Serrano, Wouter Tulp, Aaron Blaise, and Jama Jurabaev  •  Icon Manila 2018

 

SCHEDULE

SEPTEMBER 19  

7 PM VIP DINNER 

    ( For VIP ticket holders only )

* Portfolio Review Available 

*VIP Dinner invitation will be sent to all VIP ticket holders via email.

                   

SEPTEMBER 20   

9 am  Opening Ceremony 

9:15 am Mike Azevedo (Illustration Demo)

11 am Bobby Pontillas (Animation)

12:45 pm Lunch Break

2 pm Finnian Macmanus (VR Demo)

4:15 pm Zac Retz (Color and Light)

6 pm Meet and Greet 

SEPTEMBER 21   

9 am Opening Ceremony

9:15 am Finnian Macmanus

Using VR in Concept Art in Movies 

10:35 am Zac Retz

Visual Development in "Spider Verse"

12 pm Lunch Break

1:15 pm Bobby Pontillas 

Directing "One Small Step"

2:40 pm Mike Azevedo 

Concept Art and Illustration for Games

4:15 pm Armand Serrano

Stylization in Animation

6 pm Meet and Greet 

*All participants may bring their own digital tablets and/or

traditional drawing materials during the event. 

*Certificate of Participation will be issued to all participants.

Armand Serrano, Pascal Campion, Kim Jung Gi, Victoria Ying, and Aaron Blaise  •  Icon Manila 2016

 

REGISTRATION

TICKET RATES

   Online Rate                             Regular Rate

VIP (Dinner with speakers, 2 days)                        Php 10,500                         ( Php 12,500 )  

Limited to 50 tickets only

Individual (1 day)                                                   Php 4,000                           ( Php 4,500 )

Individual (2 days)                                                 Php 5,500                            ( Php 6,000 )

Student (1 day)                                                      Php 2,500                            ( Php 3,500 )

Student (2 days)                                                    Php 4,000                            ( Php 4,500 )

Group - 4 or more (1 day)                                    Php 3,500 each                 ( Php 4,000 each )

Group - 4 or more (2 days)                                  Php 4,800 each                 ( Php 5,500 each )

NOTE: If you encounter issues with the credit card payment, we suggest you set up a VPN connection. Thank you.

Goro Fujita  •  Icon Manila 2017

 

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1630 Taguig City, Philippines
 
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Jama Jurabaev  •  Icon Manila 2018

 

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