William McDonald has been appointed the new Chair of the Department of Film, Television and Digital Media (FTVDM) at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (TFT), effective July 1, 2012.
Category: Education and Training
We often say things to sound prolific, savvy, or with it, but do you know how it sounds to the person sitting on the other side of the desk?
Ron Meyer, Universal Studios President and COO, will be the 2012 Commencement Speaker for this year’s UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s (TFT) commencement ceremony.
The Vancouver Animation School was recognized by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) as the winner of the CIRA Impact Award for elearning in 2012.
Online animation school Animation Mentor announced that it has partnered with Autodesk to host an all-day animation workshop on Saturday, June 30, 2012.
From our very origin humanity has been striving to unravel and unveil the grand design, the very scheme by which this vast Universe, and all within it, works, and the ingenuity by which it all begun, as well as where it is all evolving to. In this pursuit, as history has shown, we have wasted a lot of time seeing ourselves as unique, the center of it all, the ones around whom everything revolves.
The U.S. Depart of Labor reported yesterday that last month, animation industry employers posted 3,800 really cool job openings, though only 17 were for paid positions.
Seamus, a 33-year old male Irish animator in his prime, captured by authorities while bus touring through Kuala Lumpur in 2007, is one of the reasons hope remains for the Malaysian animation industry.
Digital Domain Media Group announced that it will establish a new animation/VFX Studio and Digital Domain Institute at Abu Dhabi’s twofour54.
Last month I asked my readers what their favorite animated series of the last 50 years were. Now the votes are in...
I’m returning from two days spent teaching a program at The Animation Workshop on producing independent animated feature films and the particular challenges of doing so in Europe.
Whether it’s the job market, the economy, your personal life or the fact you can’t stand the commute any longer, whatever is getting under your skin the fact is this to shall pass. When you are ready to call it quits, think about all that is good in your life (even if you have to think creatively), and pull yourself together.
GOBELINS, l'ecole de l'image, an applied arts, print and digital media school in Paris, is organizing for the seventh time an international summer school to enable students and professionals from around the world to gain a better understanding of what makes for successful character animation.
Imagineer Systems, developers of the popular motion tracking and visual effects software, mocha Pro, announced that the company is launching a new discount pricing program created specifically for universities, film schools and high schools.
I challenge students to expose themselves, not physically but spiritually. I call upon them to “take the condom off their head”, have an unsafe idea, for life is too short and precious for following in someone else’s steps, make your own path through an untapped space.
Pratt Institute, currently celebrating its 125th anniversary year, will be showcasing a host of talent at Pratt Show 2012, which will take place from May 7-10.
The National Flight Academy announced plans to distribute a $125,000 matching scholarship fund made possible by the University of Florida and Full Sail University totaling $250,000.
“Exoids,” directed by Aristomenis 'Meni' Tsirbas, is the latest film from Gnomon Studios and MeniThings productions.
Tool Factory announced the launch of the High Seas Animation Contest at the NSBA Annual Conference in Boston to celebrate the release of “The Pirates: Band of Misfits,” which hits U.S. theatres on April 27.
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.
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.