Students in upper secondary school and folk university are invited to a special day during FAF. On Thursday 20 October, all classes in media, design, and art are welcome to the Fredrikstad Kino for a programme of lectures and film screenings. The seminar will feature two speakers from Norway.
First is Narissa Schander, originally from Moss. Schander is an animator and specialist in 2D animation. Recently she has worked in Ireland at Cartoon Saloon on 2D Special Effects for Wolfwalkers, and she has also been involved in the production of My Little Pony The Movie, the Norwegian-produced Titina and the upcoming Netflix film, My Father’s Dragon.
Then, director and producer, Vibeke Heide will take the stage to discuss diversity and representation in the animation industry. Originally from Harstad, Heide was educated in Oslo and has won the Golden Chair at the Short Film Festival in Grimstad and the Amanda Prize during the Norwegian Film Festival.