The Next Lab Generation event is aimed at professionals with the participation of animation schools and students.

In addition to the pitches of the projects participating in the workshop, various conferences and networking activities take place.

The second edition will take place on February 25th and 26th, 2022 at Talent Garden Madrid.

Both the event and the workshop comply with current state and Community of Madrid regulations in relation to socio-sanitary control and prevention measures against covid-19.

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PROGRAMMING

25/02/2022
FRIDAY

09:00 - 10:00

Accreditations

10:00 - 10:30

Opening and welcome

10:30 - 11:15

 THE NEW DIGITAL ECOSYSTEM FOR IPS CREATION  

Diego Ibáñez, Chief Brand Officer of DeAPlaneta Entertainment

The future of the entertainment industry is already marked by new immersive entertainment technologies and, especially, by Web 3.0 and the Metaverse. New IPs will have to exist in a continuous digital space, which offers enormous possibilities for storytelling and audiovisual creation.

11:15 - 12:00

Break

12:00 - 12:45

 THE FUTURE OF AUDIOVISUAL. DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES WHICH ARE CHANGING THE SECTOR  

Marcos Fajardo, creator of Arnold software, Engineering Emmy & Oscar Award, Víctor M. Féliz, External Consultant at Epic Games and CEO & Lead Developer at Motiva and Luis Argmengol, Technology Director and Founder, KOYI Talent.

In this round table we will analyse and try to get a glimpse of the changes that are already underway and those that are coming. New ways of creating, machine learning, AI, new ways of designing content and identifying new audiences, in short, a future full of challenges and opportunities for which we must start preparing.

12:45 - 13:15

Break

13:15 - 14:00

 WHAT HAPPENS AFTER NEXT LAB? SUCCESS STORIES...OR NOT 

Rubén Fernández and Joaquín Martínez, winners of Next Lab 2021; and Víctor Monigote, participant in Next Lab 2022.

We talk to two of the winning projects from the first edition ("Protocolo Flambé" by Rubén Fernández and "Going Down" by Joaquín Martínez), who will tell us about their experiences and how their way of working has changed, what projects they are developing and what new opportunities the methodology learnt at the workshop has opened up for them. We will also talk to Víctor Monigote, participant of this edition with the project "Wan", who will explain the difficulties he has faced during the workshop, the challenges he has overcome, and those he has not.

14:00 - 16:30

Lunch break

17:00 - 17:45

 MASTERS OF VR ANIMATION: NICK LADD 

Canadian VR artist and animator, founding member of the Virtual Animation community

Conference in which we will learn about his most recent work (“Namoo”, a short film shortlisted for the 2022 Oscars) and Studio Syro (“Tales from Soda Island”, a series made entirely in Quill) in addition to the Virtual Animation collective.

Live streaming on IAMAG's website 

17:50 - 18:10

 THE LATEST FROM STUDIO SYRO 

Dan Franke, director and co-founding animator of Studio Syro.

Dan Franke is co-founder of Studio Syro, a virtual animation studio with an international team of designers, animators and developers who use the VR painting tool Quill to produce experiences both inside and outside of virtual reality. Dan will tell us about the advantages, but also the complexities, of producing animation with a production company model that is at the forefront of using the most innovative creative tools.

26/02/2022
SATURDAY

09:00 - 10:00

Accreditations

10:00 - 10:30

Saturday presentation. Jury presentation

10:30 - 11:30

 PITCH OF FINALIST PROJECTS NXLB2022 

Pitch of the finalist projects in the Next Lab workshop, where we will see the final result of having worked exclusively with Quill and Unreal on these projects over the last few weeks. The jury will decide the 2 winning projects that will be presented at Annecy 2022.

Live streaming on Next Lab's youtube channel 

-Draw -Tablas by Lorenzo Degl ́Innocenti & Xosé Zapata (Spain, Portugal). Feature film project. Workshop participant: Nacho Laya Gómez & Lorenzo Degl ́Innocenti.

-Animal Drone League by Christian Garnez (Spain). Series project.

-Lumen by Enric Sant (Spain). Short film project.

-Viaje al bosque olvidado by Noelia Mª Muíño González (Spain). Feature film project.

-Onion & Pea by David Tomaselli & Jose M. Villena (Spain). Series project.

11:30 - 12:15

Break

12:15 - 13:30

 PITCH OF FINALIST PROJECTS NXLB2022 

Pitch of the finalist projects in the Next Lab workshop, where we will see the final result of having worked exclusively with Quill and Unreal on these projects over the last few weeks. The jury will decide the 2 winning projects that will be presented at Annecy 2022.

Live streaming on Next Lab's youtube channel 

-40 days without the sun by João Furia (Brazil). Short film project.

-Buscando a Ana by Inés Vecilla Fernández (Spain). Short film project.

-Oviblion by Claudia Ruiz (Argentina). Feature film project. Workshop participant: Ana Inés Flores.

-Cretácico 96 by Rafael Carmona González (Spain). Series project.

-Plock by Javier Bernardino Alonso (Spain). Series project.

-The Elephant I Found Under My Skin by Shaool Levy & Daniel Sweed (Israel). Short film project.

13:30 - 16:30

Lunch break

17:00 - 19:00

 NEW TOOLS FOR STORYBOARDING AND ANIMATICS 

There are new tools that make the storyboarding and animation process much richer, more creative and efficient and better connected to the rest of the production phases. This demo-talk will show this workflow in action. Daniel M. Lara will give a live demo and will then be joined by greats such as Enrique Gato and Daniel Martínez Peixe, among others, to tell us about their experiences.

Live streaming on IAMAG's website 

19:00 - 19:30

Break

19:30 - 20:00

 AWARDS CEREMONY 

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