To many the “system” is the symbol of oppression, the foe to resist in almost any cause. To us, not understanding something is a challenge that motivates and inspires, it ignites our imagination, makes us restless until, if fortunate, we arrive at an answer, a climax, whether right or not.
Category: Education and Training
The Adobe Foundation announced it is committing one million dollars to establish the Adobe Foundation Creativity Scholarships – a new global initiative intended to unlock the creative potential of students.
See how Let’s Go Chipper!, an eco-educational property, uses books, animated shows and interactive applications to teach young kids about character, community and caring for the environment.
Eastern Whittier State University will be screening a program of senior thesis films by graduating animation students, almost all of whom will never find jobs in animation.
Welcome to 2012 with FFAF's very special Valentine's Day Special! Who, what, where, when, why, and how do Joel and Alan love? Then, animator/sculptor/toy-designer Gina Kamentsky joins the talk to discuss found-footage animation, kinetic esthetics, thorns in butts, and her new autobiography, Gloves and Goggles: The Gina Kamentsky Story.
My book, How To Write For Animation, has just been released for the Kindle and other eBook formats. Read what Jeffrey Katzenberg, Stan Lee and others have to say about it.
The VFX industry continues to debate the recent revelation that Digital Domain CEO John Textor intends to fuel Tradition Studios, the company’s new feature animation studio in Port St. Lucie, Florida, with student labor.
Luxology is releasing a set of video tutorials for modo 601 hosted by London illustrator Richard Yot.
Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) and The Creative Talent Network (CTN) have partnered to offer one complimentary registration in the Animation Master Class taught by one of the world's most talented and revered legendary animators, Eric Goldberg.
A public response to the recent revelation that Digital Domain CEO John Textor intends to fuel Tradition Studios, the company’s new feature animation studio in Port St. Lucie, Florida, with student labor.
ASSIMILATE announced that it has launched a worldwide professional training and certification program for SCRATCH Lab via selected ASSIMILATE Authorized Training Partners.
The Gnomon Workshop releases “Environment Sculpting,” an in-depth look by environment artist David Lesperance at the workflow behind hit titles such as “Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe,” “Tony Hawk: Ride” and the highly anticipated “Halo 4.”
These days, when technology plays such a significant role in all aspects of our lives, and in much of what we do, there is a strong relationship between “IT” and our imagination: when they are not in balance, technology itself can overshadow imagination and seemingly become the ultimate answer to all. But when they are, technology empowers us, acting as our “magic wand”.
When you think about preparing for your job search you might spend all of your time preparing a killer resume and think that is all you need. Unfortunately, a resume is only one tool in helping you present yourself to a prospective employer or a recruiter. Your job search begins with your ability to research, goal-set and prepare yourself – three ways to plug and play to you’re your career forward and find your dream job.
You sat before the TV watching them when you were a kid. Now dig up those warm memories and let's find out the favorite cartoons of the past 50 years!
Following the French Schools of Animation Cinema Network’s (RECA) official launch in January, the group has elected board members and released a list of participating schools.
Gnomon School of Visual Effects announced the availability of 10 new student demo reels showcasing the incredible talents of recent graduates.
The Gnomon School of Visual Effects reveals the reels for two of its 2011 top graduates, Joao Rosa and Daniele Volpe.
The Gnomon Workshop released a new training DVD, “Creating Highly Realistic Composites: Feeling Real vs. Looking Real” featuring Rob Nederhorst.
To share ideals and bring about meaningful transformations one needs a voice. Coming from a country where artists were the heralds of freedom and the voices for change against an oppressive system shaped by single-minded and intolerant ideology and resulting government, I have found mine through the power of imagination.
The Gnomon Workshop has released a new training DVD, “Environment Sculpting,” by environment artist David Lesperance.