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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.

Animation 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.

Headline News

PipelineFX’s Qube! Prepares LMU Students for the Real World

PipelineFX’s render management solution, Qube!,is in use at Loyola Marymount University’s School of Film and Television.

Screenwriting Blogs

WISH IT WASN’T SO DAMNED HARD TO WRITE A GREAT SCREENPLAY? WISH NO MORE!

Wish it wasn’t so damned hard to write a great screenplay? Wish no more! Emmy-winning writer Jeffrey Scott reviews THE CORE ELEMENTS screenplay writing method.

Animation Headline News

Max Howard to Give Graduation Speech at The Animation Workshop

Animation producer Max Howard will hold a speech at the upcoming graduation event for Character Animators and Computer Graphic Artists at The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark.

Headline News

Create Ultra-Realistic Lens Flare Effects inside Adobe After Effects

In this Boris TV episode, Kevin P. McAuliffe works with a clip of the sun's rays peeking through the trees of a forest, and he would like to enhance the sun's light with a lens flare effect.

Effects Headline News

Cinesite opens its 2012 Inspire Internship Program for entries

Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, announced that it is now accepting applications for its highly successful annual internship program, Inspire.

Ideation Blogs

Encounter with Japan Part 3

Now, having observed Japanese society, the way it was taught to control their emotional and physical demeanor, I am un-startled by their adamantly unshaken, orderly, ongoing trust in authorities. It leads to a polite, restrained, reverently subdued reaction to what ensued due the corporate negligence, and a secretive, cunning cover up that continues to define what is being done to them.

Technology Headline News

Vicon Technologies Give USC Students Hands-On Motion Capture Experience

Vicon recently collaborated with the Robert Zemeckis Center for Digital Arts at the USC School of Cinematic Arts to upgrade their motion capture system.

Entertainment Headline News

Students Learn to Tell Compelling Visual Stories at Broadview Entertainment Arts University (BEAU)

BEAU to offer BFA in Comic and Sequential Art for students who want to create cartoons, comic books, storyboards, graphic novels and animated features.

Game Headline News

Digital-Tutors Releases 24 New Tutorials, Ends 2011 with over 2.1 Million Videos Viewed

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 3:00pm

The New Year brings with it a lineup of new training content, including the announcement of the Unity Mobile Game Development Series featuring training for the robust game development tool.

Blogs

Inside the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at 4:31pm

Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center was founded in 1999 by drama and arts management professor Don Marinelli and the late Randy Pausch, professor of computer science, human-computer interaction and design.

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