CGCHAR is holding a half-day series of presentations to accompany the 2005 Siggraph Conference in Los Angeles. Speakers for the occasion include animators, supervisors, and directors from the animation studios of Disney, Sony, DreamWorks, and Pixar. The subject matter of the presentations is geared toward both current and future workers in 3D, CGI character animation or character technical direction. Sponsored by pmG Worldwide and messiah:Studio, this event is free and open to the public. Courtesy of pmG, demo CDs will be given to attendees, who will also be offered a CGCHAR show special price on the purchase of pmG products. A flier for the function may be viewed at Toonstruck’s official site.