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.
Category: Education and Training
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.
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.
Gnomon School of Visual Effects student Tyler Bolyard interviews concept and creature designer Tully Summers about his career in film.
Parsons The New School for Design has launched Thesis Work, a new website featuring top student work from across its art and design programs.
Full Sail University is proud to announce that 41 graduates worked on 10 Oscar-winning films at the 84th annual Academy Awards.
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.
Late last year, the center announced it will launch a master’s program starting in fall 2012. We spoke with director Frank Lantz about the now even-more-promising future of gaming at NYU.
PipelineFX, the global leader in render farm management solutions, is kicking off another series of certified training classes for its render farm management software, Qube!
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.
The latest addition to the rapidly growing arsenal of tonyteach.com tutorial DVDs, “Beaver Cola,” is poised to hit the market.
In this episode of Red Giant TV, director Seth Worley shows you how to create a Sandstorm effect, inspired by “Mission Impossible 4.”
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.
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.
Registration for Gnomon’s Spring 2012 term is now open; register before March 19th and Gnomon will waive your $75 registration fee.
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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.
The deadline for registration for the European Animation Masterclass, to be held in Helsinki, Finland February 23-24, is February 10, 2012.
The short film a.maize won the VES Award in the category "Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project" at yesterday's 10th Annual VES Awards in Los Angeles.
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.
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.
Parsons The New School for Design has announced the appointment of new directors for its Master of Architecture and Master of Arts in Design Studies programs.
Speakers have been confirmed for FMX 2012: 17th Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia.
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.