Exclusive: Character Creation with Oscar Winner Peter Ramsey

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Join director Peter Ramsey as he discusses the creative process for the film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, winner of Best Animated Feature at the 2019 Oscars. He’ll show you how he takes a storyline and visualizes it by drawing on iPad Pro with Apple Pencil. Then you’ll get hands-on and draw characters of your own following his illustration techniques. Bring your iPad or we’ll provide one.

Peter Ramsey


Peter Ramsey co-directed Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The Sony Pictures Animation film recently won Best Animated Feature at the Oscars and Best Motion Picture–Animated at the Golden Globes.

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Aaron Sagers

Entertainment Journalist

Aaron Sagers is a TV host and journalist traveling the world to talk about superheroes, sci-fi, horror, and paranormal pop culture. He appears on Syfy, Travel Channel, the Today show, and more.

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