Adding a date to the international CG artist community's collective diary is always going to be a tough call. The pressure of mounting deadlines, polishing portfolios and mastering new skills takes up enough time, but Trojan Horse was a Unicorn's co-directors AndrÃ© Luis and Nuno Rivotti felt that they had an interesting enough idea to capture the attention of anyone who's ever picked up a stylus or fired up 3ds Max.
The notion of the festival is to create a more laid-back and fun event in an inspirational setting, where artists and attendees are free to interact and explore their creativity. The fact that it's got an amazing line-up of guests helps too. We sat down with Luis and Rivotti to discuss their approach to creating a brand new festival - as well as their love of fresh seafood.