COLLIDER Conference Speaker: John Kahrs
On Monday, June 10th at the COLLIDER Conference in New York, ??Disney director/animator John Kahrs takes the stage to guide you through his personal behind-the-scenes look at the groundbreaking, hand-drawn and CG hybrid process developed for his 2013 Oscar-winning short film “Paperman,” as well as offering an inspiring look at his creative process as a director and animator.
Previous to winning the 2013 Oscar for Best Animated Short for Paperman, John spent 10 years bringing Pixar characters to life in films from A Bug’s Life to Ratatouille and served as lead animator for Sully in Monsters, Inc. In 2007, Kahrs relocated to Los Angeles to tackle the role of supervising animator at Walt Disney Animation Studios. Alongside Glen Keane and Clay Kaytis, Kahrs supervised the animation on the 2010 hit film Tangled.