Pencil It In: The Party & Big Talk

By Peggy Roalf   Thursday October 20, 2016

There’s hardly a golden leaf in view but it’s Fall and so it’s time to mark your calendar for two big events the first week of November: The Party and the Big Talk, hosted by AI-AP.

This year the Big Talk celebrates animation art in all its forms in a presentation on Wednesday, November 2 from 7-9 pm. Held once again at the SVA Theatre, Big Talk 2016 symposium presents a screening of the Int'l Motion Art Awards 5 winning projects in categories Live Action, Animation, Motion Graphic and Student Work in all categories. Join us to celebrate the winning IMAA5 projects followed by a discussion with filmmakers Ben Moon and Paul Trillo, moderated by Jeff Lee from Abelcine. Reception to follow. SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street, NY, NY Register


Left to right: Melinda Beck, ProPublica, 2015 [AI35]; Jeff Brown, The New Yorker, 2015 [AP32]; Marly Gallardo, The New York Times Summer Reading List, 2015 [LAI5]; Brunel Galhego Ricci, Teatro Municipal de Sao Paulo, 2015 (detail) [LAF5]

The PARTY brings the creative community together to celebrate the winners in AP32, AI35, Latin American 5 and the Int'l Motion Art Awards 5 competitions. Festivities include the launch of the two books, Latin American winners Los Diez exhibit and an encore screening of the Int'l Motion Art Awards 5 winning projects. Open bar and light food included. 

This is an evening to mingle with colleagues and meet the Creatives, for AP32: Creative direction and design by Caleb Bennett, design director for Condé Nast Traveler along with Ben Grandgenett, designer at The New York Times Magazine; Jurors: Anna Goldwater Alexander, Director of Photography, WIRED; Sarah Filippi, Director of Photography, Fast Company; Genevieve Fussell, Senior Photo Editor, The New Yorker;  Kelli Grant, Photo Editor, Yahoo News;  Jennifer Miller, Photo Director, Condé Nast Traveler;  Florence Nash, Associate Photo Editor, People; and  Emily Shornick, Associate Photo Art Director, Tory Burch.

Creatives for AI35: Cover art by Benjamin Marra, Creative Direction by Matt Dorfman. Jurors: SooJin Buzelli, Creative Director, SVP, Asset International; Ken DeLago, Creative Director, Golf Digest; Matt Dorfman, Art Director, The New York Times Book Review; Lisa Kelsey, Design Director, Family Circle; Alissa Levin, Principal, Point Five Design;  David Sleight, Design Director, ProPublica; and Marlene Szczesny, Art Director, The Wall Street Journal.

For Latin American Fotografía 5 and Latin American Ilustración 5, Concept and Creative Direction by Resistencia Studio, Bogota, Colombia. LAF5 Jury: Thea Traff, Associate Photo Editor, The New Yorker, USA; Miriam Romais, Independent Curator, formerly En Foco, Brazil / USA; Edward Hayes, Curator Of Exhibitions, Museum Of Latin American Art, Usa; Rodrigo Fino, Presidente Área Latinoamerica, Garcia Media Latinoamerica, Argentina; Paula V. Kupfer, Photo Editor/Writer, Formerly Aperture, Panama / USA; Jaime B. Wellford, Editorial Director, Visura, USA.

LFI5 Jury: Abril Castillo, Editor/Illustrator, Mexico; Deanna Donegan, Art Director, The New Yorker, USA; Rodolfo Franca, Editorial Designer/Consultant, Editora Abril, Editora Globo, Brazil / Germany; Quetzal Leon  Art Director, Ediciones Sm México, Mexico; Carlos Zamra, Llustrator/Creative Director, Express Scripts, Cuba / USA; Edel Rodriguez, Artist/Illustrator, Edel Ropdriguez Studio, Cuba / USA.

The IMAA5 Jury
: Scott Bremner, Creative Director, Siltanen+Partners; Aaron Byrd, Art Director, Video & Motion Design, The New York Times; Robin Daily, Freelance Art and Video Producer; Karen Finley, Performance, Video and Visual Artist, Author; Douglass Grimett, Founder/President, Primal Screen; Hellen Jo, Illustrator and Cartoonist; Ida Lew, Senior Producer, Foote Cone & Belding; Chester Mayer, President/Executive Producer, Harpoon Pictures; Will McCord, Filmmaker and Editor, MTA; and Freelance, Existential Entertainment Group; Antonio Navas, Creative Director/Photographer, Opperman Weiss; Mark Newgarden, President, Laffpix Inc.; Mickey Paxton, SVP ECD, Altice USA; Sean Robertson, Creative Director, Ogilvy & Mather.

The Party is held at Angel Orensanz Foundation, 172 Norfolk Street at E. Houston, NY, NY. Thursday, November 3, 7-11 p. Register

CORRECTION: In yesterday's post the title of the exhibition was erroneously listed and has been correct to be: Power to the People: The World of the Black Panthers | Photographs by Stephen Shames. Info

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