For example...take a look at who is visiting TAD this semester for the Greenlight Summit. No other art school has anything like this.

Here is a partial list of the 100 speakers and instructors who will be at the Greenlight Summit on May 21-25. Be sure to check out the other threads for more info! http://conceptart.org/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=235


JOHN STEVENSON: CO-DIRECTOR- KUNG FU PANDA
ALEXANDER SEROPIAN: FOUNDER- BUNGIE and WIDELOAD GAMES, FORMER PRESIDENT, DISNEY INTERACTIVE
JEFF BRAUN: FOUNDER OF MAXIS and FORMER PRESIDENT OF EA
CAREEN YAP:VP of LICENSING AND BIZ DEV - KONAMI
JAY DEE ALLEY: DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT DEV.- CAPCOM
JASON MANLEY: FOUNDER- CONCEPTART.ORG,TAD,BRILLIANT COLORS
KEITH BOESKY: PRESIDENT OF BOESKY AND COMPANY
LORNE LANNING: CO-FOUNDER- ODDWORLD
SHERRY MCKENNA-CO-FOUNDER- ODDWORLD
MEGAN GAISER: CHIEF CREATIVE STRATEGY OFFICER-HER INTERACTIVE
HEATHER HAZEL: SENIOR PRODUCER- POPCAP GAMES
CHRIS AVELLONE: LEAD DESIGNER/OWNER- OBSIDIAN ENTERTAINMENT
J.E. SAWYER: LEAD DESIGNER-OBSIDIAN ENTERTAINMENT
STEVE BOKKES: LEAD DESIGNER- SONY ONLINE
JOSEPH OLIN-FORMER PRES. ACAD OF INTERACTIVE ARTS AND SCIENCES
JOHN ENGLISH: FOUNDER/EDUCATOR- TAD/ILLUSTRATION ACADEMY
BILL DUGGAN: AUTHOR- STRATEGIC INTUITION
JOSEE LALUMIERE: GM NEWBREED VFX
RON LEMEN- ARTIST/EDUCATOR- THE ART DEPARMENT
MARIO WYNANDS: FOUNDER- SIDHE INTERACTIVE
MARSHALL VANDRUFF: EDUCATOR- THE ART DEPARTMENT
JEFFREY T. MAKOFF: SENIOR PARTNER- VALLE-MAKOFF LLP.
JEFFREY ROSE Esq. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ATTORNEY
ODED PALLED: CEO- ROCKET NINJA
MILES THOMPSON: MEDIA PUBLISHER
RAJESH RAO: CEO, DHRUVA INTERACTIVE
STERLING HUNDLEY: AWARD WINNING ILLUSTRATOR- THE ART DEPARTMENT
JASON DELLA ROCA-GAMES CONSULtANT=FORMER HEAD OF IGDA
SEAN KAUPINNEN- CEO, IDEA- GAMES INDUSTRY BIZ DEV GURU
TIM DONLEY: CREATIVE DIRECTOR- THQ/VIGIL GAMES
BRIAN REID: FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR-OSIRIS
JOHN SCHINDEHETTE: SENIOR ART DIRECTOR, WIZARDS OF THE COAST
JANE RADSTROM AND DORIAN ITEN: FACULTY, THE ART DEPARTMENT
JEFFREY CONRAD - PRESIDENT AND CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER - AMERICAN GREETINGS
FREDRIK WESTER - CEO - PARADOX ENTERTAINMENT
SIGGI KOEGL - GAMES INVESTOR- ATTACTION
BRIAN SETH HURST- CEO- The OPPORTUNITY MANAGEMENT COMPANY - Board Of Governors at Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
IAN GINN - FOUNDER- TRANSMEDIA LEARNING NETWORK/ STORY ARCHITECT - HUBBUB MEDIA
C.F. PAYNE - AWARD WINNING ILLUSTRATOR and ARTIST
GEORGE PRATT- AWARD WINNING GRAPHIC NOVELIST-FILMMAKER-ARTIST
MAGDALENA DADELA - SENIOR CHARACTER ARTIST - UBISOFT
ANDIE SIMON - SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF INTERACTIVE MEDIA - WARNER BROS.
and many more to be announced!

Early Registration Discounts are available. Get 300 dollars off if you register by March 15!

Imagine a TED for the art and entertainment industry, specifically for our fields. Imagine being able to see greenlight pitches, keynotes, live and on demand talks, demonstrations and more...right from where you sit now. CA.O/TAD and Brilliant Colors are bringing them right into your room.

See you soon.



Jason Manley