Category: Education and Training
In the latest excerpt from The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation, Ken A. Priebe delves into character animation.
Animation Mentor (AnimationMentor.com), the state-of-the-art online animation school founded by animators for animators, is celebrating its growing international student community as the school continues to teach character animation to aspiring animators all over the world.
Firdaus Kharas, Chairman of Chocolate Moose Media and Culture Shift launched today a new global campaign to prevent domestic violence and abuse. The campaign targets are adaptation in 73 languages, use in 100 countries, to be viewed by 1 billion viewers.
An innovative public-private collaboration between one of the world’s top digital effects and computer animation companies, the Digital Domain Media Group, and one of the nation’s finest film schools, Florida State University’s College of Motion Picture Arts, announced today the development of a new digital media enterprise to be located in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Tsvika Oren has been deeply involved in animation for the better part of 30 years - creating, teaching, writing, judging, jurying…
What is the #1 most important ingredient of every great screenplay?
Is it great characters?
It’s none of these. The #1 most important ingredient of every great screenplay is...
Animation Mentor (AnimationMentor.com), the state-of-the-art online animation school, will be accepting applications from professional animators for their new Animals & Creatures: Master Class on Tuesday, April 12, 2011.
PipelineFX, makers of Qube!, the leading render farm management software for digital media creation, announced today that the Los Angeles Film School (LAFS) has selected Qube! to manage rendering for their fast-growing graphics and animation program.
Leading visual effects software company The Foundry today announce a NUKE trainer certification program in conjunction with industry renowned online trainers fxphd.
In the latest excerpt from The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation, Ken A. Priebe talks with Pete Kozachik, ASC.
GenArts, Inc. and the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts (USC SCA) announced today a broad collaboration designed to provide USC students and faculty access to GenArts visual effects (VFX) tools.
If you feel like a hopeful nominee, a reluctant runner up or a cocky winner, stand in line because your job search is a far cry from the glitz and glamour of The Oscars. You may feel like you have to dress the part or at least give good face to the crowds who are cheering you on. But, inside your stomach churns in tangled nervous knots and you wonder how you got here and whether being in the job spotlight is such a good thing.
What do you do or say to someone who's adamantly opposed to the idea of using previsualization? Is previs a tool of the devil or a blessing bestowed from on high? Without solid communication and an experienced previs team, its usually the former and not the latter.
In the latest excerpt from The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation, Ken A. Priebe finishes his discussion of digital cinematography.
In my previous post, How to Turn Microsoft Word into a Terrific Screenwriting Program, I explained how to use Word’s “styles” to automatically create script formatting. I received a blog comment from Ben Cahan, the creator and co-founder of Final Draft, who pointed out that a true screenwriting program was more than just “margins and capitalized slug lines and character names”. Ben makes a good point. Whereas Word allows you to easily and automatically format basic script elements such as slug line, action, character name, parenthetical, dialog and transitions, that’s about all it can do. Final Draft, in contrast, does those things and much more.
In the latest excerpt from The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation, Ken A. Priebe begins his discussion on digital cinematography.
Gnomon's art gallery shows off Transformers: War for Cybertron. Great looking art featuring Optimus Prime, Megatron and... Zoidberg?
GOBELINS, l'ecole de l'image, an applied arts, print and digital media school in Paris, is known for its award-winning student films that have won many international prizes.
The book publishing industry, like the newspaper biz, is on a glide path to oblivion. It's just too easy and cheap to download a book to your computer, iPad, Kindle or smartphone.
And that was last year!
Now it takes less time to publish your own book than it does to write a publisher query letter, let alone send it out and wait for the rejection letters.