Category: Education and Training
In the first installment of a new professional training series from Luxology, instructor Rich Hurrey teaches users the skills necessary to create production-ready animation rigs in modo 501.
A compilation of essays on women in animation, Tricky Women: Women In Animation is a very welcome addition to current critical writing on the subject.
In this excerpt, ride along with transportation designer Dwayne Vance as he shows us how he creates really cool cars.
Gnomon School of Visual Effects is offering a two-week session of exclusive classes in an interactive, online event, running from Dec. 5-19.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is launching the fifth edition of Get Animated! from October 22 to November 6, 2011, and offering an expanded array of FREE animation screenings and activities in over 20 cities across Canada.
You can’t be anymore inspired or motivated to change your job, rethink your career strategy or plot your next move as outlined in the new movie, “Horrible Bosses.” Hey desperate times as they say require desperate measures. I’m not suggesting you hire a hit man (or wanna-be hit man) to take out your boss or any colleagues who might be getting in your way towards career advancement. However, when it comes time to really reflect on how miserable you might be, keep one thing in mind: any alternative starts to look good when you are stuck in the middle working for a horrible boss.
How do I learn animation? For those with a school nearby and some time on their hands, it’s no problem. But for those with limited options, here are some resources to help teach yourself animation. This post covers the art of timing.
The Gnomon School of Visual Effects, a world-class entertainment art school nestled in the heart of Hollywood, has released its 2011 Student Work Compilation reel.
NVIDIA today announced that it has named The Johns Hopkins University a CUDA Center of Excellence, recognizing its ground-breaking work leveraging NVIDIA GPUs and NVIDIA CUDA technology to drive education and research programs across a range of scientific disciplines.
As you graduate today, and face an uncertain jobs market, many of you are asking yourselves 'What does the future of animation hold for me?' To see what lies ahead, one only need look to the past...
Like a car that changes shape as it picks up speed, your job, can change shape, accelerate or derail just as quickly. The only difference is you are in the driver’s seat and are able to defend your right to pursue the career you were meant to lead. Having faith in yourself and in your ability to know what you are good at and what talents, skills and tools you have to contribute will help you know whether you are living your dream or are in need of a transformation.
Pratt Institute's Department of Digital Arts will present lectures by five artists and writers as part of its fall 2011 lecture series, Wednesdays from 12:45 PM to 1:45 PM in Myrtle Hall, Lecture Room 4E-3, 4th floor, on Pratt's Brooklyn Campus.
Animation Mentor, the state-of-the-art online animation school founded by animators for animators, announced today that Dr. Stuart Sumida, professor of biology at California State University, San Bernardino, will be featured in the webinar Anatomy of a Fight on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Pacific Time.
A new video-based course structured for beginning modo 501 users is now available through lynda.com, offering a quick on-ramp to proficiency with modo's modeling tools, Shader Tree and ultra-intuitive workflow.
In this excerpt, Torsten Wolber leads readers through the steps from initial sketch to finished digital painting.
After building addictive interactive installations for high-flying brands like Infiniti, Showtime and Nokia, the Brooklyn-based techoculturalists at HUSH decided to go back to school. University of Dayton, to be specific.
Ask any game developer about schools that offer game development programs, and you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t name Full Sail University.
The University of Arts and Design (HfG) in Karlsruhe has invested in SGO's Mistika for its world-class research centre and state-of-the-art Expanded 3Digital Cinema Laboratory, to equip its students with the industry's leading and innovative technology. Developing creative individuals by providing relevant market-ready skills, applied research, innovation and ambition, the University of Arts and Design will place Mistika at the core of its post production courses.
ASSIMILATE (www.assimilateinc.com), the leading provider of powerful post-production tools for digital workflows, has teamed up with The Bridge Media Training Ltd (www.thebridgetraining.com) in London, UK, to provide in-depth digital cinema and broadcast training courses for its SCRATCH DI finishing and SCRATCH Lab VFX and on-location dailies workflow products.