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Craft Club: Animation

Craft Club goes West! Come nerd out with us on May 15th at Rethink in Vancouver.⁠ ⁠ Our next edition of Craft Club is all about Animation, featuring a panel discussion with Hao Chen (Linetest), Tisha Deb Pillai (Good Bad Habits), and Jay Grandin (Giant Ant) - hosted by Hans Thiessen (Rethink).⁠ ⁠ Craft Club is a new event series for the creative community focused on the craft behind our work.⁠ COST: Free for ADCC Members $10+ tax/fees for Non-Members SCHEDULE: 6pm - Doors open 6:30pm - Panel discussion Note: All ticket sales are final - no refunds.

Date and Time

May 15, 2024 6:00-8:00PM


Rethink Vancouver

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Meet our Speakers

Hao Chen

Hao Chen

Linetest Creative Director

Hao Chen is a Creative Director and Illustrator with over 15 years of experience working and leading in the fields of illustration, design, and animation. At his company Linetest he’s passionate about solving problems through visual storytelling. Clients love being able to trust Hao and his team with turning complex ideas into carefully crafted visual stories that fuel their brand’s vision, audience, and growth. He’s collaborated with brands and agencies such as Netflix,Lululemon, Larabar, Telus, SAP, BBDO, Sid Lee, and DDB. Hao has won awards from Bass Awards, Telly Awards, Applied Arts, and Lotus Awards in illustration and animation. In his illustration work, Hao loves drawing unique characters with a raw and gritty style. His work is also influenced by the incredible nature of the West Coast. When not directing or drawing, he can be found (or perhaps not found) adventuring in forests and wandering beaches with his wife, baby daughter and dog.

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