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Headline News Digital Domain Institute Begins Inaugural Class

The Digital Domain Institute (DDI) and the Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts (FSU), opened its doors to its inaugural class of students in West Palm Beach.

Headline News Andreas Deja to Lead Masterclass in Montréal

Part of the Shop Talk Masterclass Series sponsored by Studio Technique, a masterclass with legendary Disney animator Andreas Deja will be held in Montréal on June 2 & 3, 2012.

Headline News Gnomon Announces Character Rigging Workshop Tutorial

In the latest release from The Gnomon Workshop -- Character Rigging: Production Practices and Techniques -- respected technical director (TD) Axel Stanley-Grossman demonstrates why a quality character rig is important, while also providing a comprehensive set of practices and techniques needed to create character riggings for triple-A video game titles.

Headline News Parsons Launches Website Featuring Top Student Design Work

Parsons The New School for Design has launched Thesis Work, a new website featuring top student work from across its art and design programs.

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Special Guest: OIAF Animators' Picnic 2011 - Part 1


Joel and Alan bother legends of international animation as they try to eat, drink, and be wary at the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011.

Blogs Oscar Winner Rob Legato Coming to FMX 2012

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 27, 2012 at 9:41am

FMX is thrilled to present Hugo's leading Visual Effects Supervisor Rob Legato as a main speaker at this year's event. Together with Ben Grossmann (Pixomondo) he talks about the challenges involved in making Hugo. What's more, in a second presentation you are able to get even closer to Hugo when Grossmann is joined by Matthew Gratzner (New Deal Studios) to dissect the impressive train sequence.

Headline News Dover Studios Releases Maya Advanced Surface Materials Training Video

Dover Studios announced the release of its latest visual effects training video, “Maya Advanced Surface Materials,” a practical guide to creating shading networks in Autodesk Maya.

Headline News HP to Unveil Z1 27-Inch All-in-One Workstation at Createasphere

Createasphere's Spring Entertainment Technology Expo will include an intensive session featuring the Hollywood unveiling of HP’s Z1, the world’s first 27-inch all-in-one-workstation.

Headline News Register Now for Spring 2012 Courses at Gnomon

Registration for Gnomon’s Spring 2012 term is now open; register before March 19th and Gnomon will waive your $75 registration fee.

Blogs GOT A RESEARCH QUESTION? ASK GOOGLE. GOT A STORY QUESTION? ASK YOUR MIND!

Every screenwriter is born with an amazing writing tool. It’s called the human mind. But if you don’t know how to use it effectively you could be wasting a lot of creative potential. I’ve found a very special way to resolve creative story problems that I think you’ll find very useful...

Headline News 3D Artist Josh Mossotti to Speak at SIGGRAPH Panel

3D Artist Josh Mossoitti , of LOOK Effects, will be participating in the Los Angeles SIGGRAPH CG Lighting Panel and Technology Session on Thursday, February 16th at Gnomon School of Visual Effects.

Headline News The DAVE School Students Receive Four VES Nominations

Four students from The DAVE School (Digital Animation and Visual Effects) have been selected by the prestigious Visual Effects Society as nominees in the student category for the 10th Annual VES Awards Gala, a ceremony recognizing outstanding visual effects artistry in film, animation, television, commercials, special venues and video games.

Headline News Animation Director Brenda Chapman to Visit Ireland

Award-winning feature animation director and story artist Brenda Chapman has been confirmed as the second National Film School Visiting Fellow at IADT and she will be in residence on campus in Dún Laoghaire between the 17th and 27th February.

Blogs First Confirmed Speakers for FMX 2012

By Dan Sarto | Monday, January 30, 2012 at 6:06pm

While winter continues to freeze our feet, the FMX program is already beginning to blossom. New speakers confirm their attendance, and further exciting presentations and screenings fill desks and desktops at our FMX house.

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