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Wednesday, August 23 • 10:00am - 5:00pm

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It’s a dream Journey for fans of animation. You’ll first tour Disney’s newly-remodeled Animation Building, then participate in a lunchtime discussion and demonstration of applied improv with Disney artists in the Animation Studio Theater. Following lunch, you’ll participate in a workshop with Disney Animation’s communication team, facilitated by AIN members. Your memorable Journey will conclude with a tour of the Walt Disney Studios, conducted by legendary Disney storyteller, Howard E. Green. 

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Joel Veenstra

Faculty, University of California, Irvine
Joel Veenstra, M.F.A., (Chair, 2017 AIN World Conference - Southern California) teaches improvisation, stage management, and production at the University of California, Irvine. He promotes the interconnection of all of these areas in his work as well as in life itself. He is currently exploring applied applications of improvisation with UC Irvine’s Program in Nursing Science and teaching improvisation applications at The Paul Merage School of Business. Veenstra produces improvisation investigations, including UC Irvine's annual... Read More →

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Mike Bonifer

Chief Creative Officer, bigSTORY
bigSTORY is the first company in the world to offer a commercial application of the emerging science of quantum storytelling. Talk to me about the difference between quantum and linear storytelling, and why that difference matters to VR producers. | | Or TRON. You can talk to... Read More →
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Paul Z Jackson

Paul Z Jackson is a leader in the application of improvisation in the UK and around the world. Co-founder and co-President of the Applied Improvisation Network, he designs and leads projects, workshops and training programmes that transform lives by developing collaborative skills. In addition to his extensive corporate work with clients including P&G, Crossrail, Tate, Amex, Google and Carnival, Paul has taught and lectured at the London Actors Centre, the CIPD, Aalto, Imperial and London Business Schools.He draws on his experiences in journalism, comedy production and the BBC. A graduate of Oxford University, he is co-author of the ground-breaking book, The Solutions Focus – Making Coaching and Change SIMPLE, rated as one of the Top 30 business books of the year in the USA, The Resilience Pocketbook and the study guide Positively Speaking – the art of constructive conversations with a solutions focus. His other books include Impro Learning, 58½ Ways To Improvise In Training, The Inspirational Trainer and Easy.More information here... Read More →

Wednesday August 23, 2017 10:00am - 5:00pm
Walt Disney Animation Studios

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