Animex 2015 Features Ed Hooks, the ‘Acting for Animators’ Guru

Published by Amzar Anizam @ 05/09/2015

The second Animex Southeast Asia – an internationally acclaimed computer games and animation festival – kicked off today at KDU University College’s brand new Glenmarie campus. For this edition, the event has expanded its speaker’s line-up for the masterclass by featuring some of the leading name in creative industry such as Ed Hooks.

Ed Hooks’s masterclass titled ‘Acting for Animators’ has attracted over 30 participants from various backgrounds such as students, animators, new media designers, games designers and others who want to learn how their characters can convince the audience through acting.

“Acting can be defined as playing an action in pursuit of an objective while overcoming an obstacle,” said the author of Acting for Animators and Acting in Animation: A Look at 12 Films in his masterclass today.

Throughout his career, Ed’s masterclass has been presented to tens of thousands of animators around the world. He has taught for Disney on three continents, PDI/DreamWorks, Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Sony, Blue Sky, Ubisoft, Epic Games, Valve Software and many others.

The ‘Acting for Animators’ masterclass runs from 5th-6th September 2015, only at Animex South East Asia 2015.