Theme is the most important element of any screenplay. It aligns and focuses the plot, subplots, characters and dialogue. It is the Rosetta stone which allows you to translate that great concept you have into a great screenplay. But that’s not all it does...
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Paul Mason turned his life-long love of superheroes into a burgeoning career, recently celebrating the release of the fourth issue in his distinctively Australian series “The Soldier Legacy”.
So how do you compete against someone’s relative for a job you know you want? The simple answer is, you can’t.But what you can do is find someone, anyone, cousin, relative, distant neighbor, someone you meet in line at Trader Joe’s or at the car wash and use your trump card to get an interview.
Georgia Tech researchers are developing a way to simulate and control movement of computer-generated characters without a skeletal structure.
Learning animation on your own is very doable. This third of the four part series on the tools of the trade looks at vector based softwares for animation.
Faceware Technologies announced that it is rolling out its Educational Program to educational institutions around the world.
Nothing says you are old news because you have not landed the perfect job unless of course you are beginning to believe those tall tales yourself. Here’s how to avoid becoming and urban legend and make recruiters and hiring managers stand up and take notice.
And so it seems that humanity is loosing appreciation and benefits of simple and pure nothingness, of silence and calm, which come with not being under pressure to talk, to respond, to converse, react, but instead to think and feel, digest and reflect. Why?
The one and only June Foray, voice of some of the most memorable characters in cartoons, will address the Women in Animation LA Voice-Over class on August 5th.
In this animated short created by students at the DAVE School, C-3PO and R2-D2 embark on a rollicking adventure when the Jawas hijack an experimental Mon Calimari starship.
Cloud-based rendering services company Render Rocket announced that it has enhanced its offerings by adding new tools and pricing to its online rendering solution that are specifically designed to ease the rendering burden on students and educational institutions.
It’s not enough to look your best on an interview but being on your toes with a little self-directed stress might just do the trick. Here are a few tips on how to use stress for success.
I recently went to the Getty Museum in Los Angeles and looked at dozens of pencil drawings by Gustav Klimt. Surprisingly, I made an interesting mental connection with screenplay outlines: A pencil drawing visualizing what is going to be painted is to an oil what a screenplay is to a film.
In a four-day master class, Oscar winning animation director Suzie Templeton gives insight in her creative process and working methods.
Cinesite announced that Firtina Ozbalikci, a second year computer science student from the University of Bath, is the winner of its 2012 Inspire Internship program.
Spending time, living in and discovering a foreign country is exciting and enlightening to me. So, on this particular occasion returning to the “New World” proved to be more of a sobering experience than usual. As you read on, you will realize that it actually tested and contested my own tolerance and open mindedness.
International animation collage film “Driving Inspiration” honors the message of the Paralympics, bringing contributing students' hard work to an international stage.
Success brings contracts, and contracts bring legalese. To get past the legalese painlessly, you need a good crib sheet and The Pocket Lawyer for Filmmakers gives you just that.
Learning the basics of animation on your own is very doable. This second of a four part series on the tools of the trade looks at inexpensive, small, and fast storyboarding softwares used for animation.
This reflection is devoted to the spirit of imagination, innovation, ideation and invention: how these precious values are reflected through the architectural realizations of the country called the “New World”. In my humble perception, something has gotten lost in translation. Are we slipping, losing it?