José Luis Ucha and Graham Gallagher, director and Animation Director and Head of Character of "My Little Pony: A New Generation" will talk about the whole
José Luis Ucha and Graham Gallagher, director and Animation Director and Head of Character of “My Little Pony: A New Generation” will talk about the whole process of creation, how to adapt the popular toys of “My little Pony”, a Famous IP, to an animated feature film. This international co-production by Hasbro, Entertainment One and Boulder Media premieres on Netflix on September 24th.
Animation Director & Head of Character. BOULDER MEDIA
Graham Gallagher is a Disney veteran with over 25 years’ experience in the animation industry.
During this time, he has held many roles including Creative Director, Animation Director, Art Director, Head of Character and VFX Supervisor. He has worked on movies in both production and preproduction such as Disney’s Tarzan (under Glen Keane’s direction and mentorship), Emperor’s New Groove, Guardians of the Galaxy, Gravity and Disney’s Jungle Book to name a few.
Graham has worked alongside some of the most talented people in film and animation including renowned directors such as Sergio Pablos, Alfonso Cuaron, and the Wachowski siblings.
During his career he has contributed to two Oscar and Bafta winning movies, ‘Gravity and Disney’s Jungle book’ and has obtained valuable experience and insight into how to recruit and build a great team which can deliver a hit movie on time and on budget.
Graham has been invited to share his rich industry experience through international speaking engagements, masterclasses, portfolio review sessions as well as in production training and he loves to mentor and inspire up and coming artists and animators to help them reach their potential.
He is currently involved in development of a live action TV show with Subotica Films while also developing new independent animated movies and shorts.
When Graham isn’t working in film and TV, he is happily painting with his wife, Deirdre, in their shared art studio in Ireland, working on land and seascapes inspired by the beautiful coastline where they live.
Director & Screenwriter. BOULDER MEDIA
JOSÉ LUIS UCHA
Storyteller, director, writer. Born in Cádiz, the last 20 years have been devoted to animation, being involved in the creation, development, writing, production, and direction of over 900 episodes of 20 finished animated projects, working and learning from talented studios and artists from all around the world. Bernard (Best Animation in Anima Mundi 2004 and Finalist Best TV Series Annecy 2005), Suckers (Kids’ Jury Best Series Mipcom 2009), Canimals (Kids’ Jury Best Series Mipcom 2010), or Invizimals are some of those works. In 2021, he has finished his first feature film as director My Little Pony: A New Generation for Hasbro/eOne/Boulder Media.
(Friday) 12:45 pm - 1:20 pm
La Cárcel_Segovia Centro de Creación. Julio Michel Room.
Avenida Juan Carlos I s/n. Segovia