Are we not all but puppets conceived for someone’s reasons, then delivered onto a stage, on which to learn, evolve, conform or rebel, impact on or be impacted, trampled on and shaped by the others?
Category: Education and Training
Oscar-winning animation director Chris Landreth talks about his hyper-real narrative style, his new comedic short ‘Subconscious Password,’ his ‘Making Faces’ facial animation masterclass, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Entertainment studio partners with Gates Foundation and Viacom-founded educational non-profit to award $25,000 scholarship and other prizes to young animators.
Alex McDowell, world-building expert and Professor at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, discusses world building, film and animation production design, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Sponsored by Autodesk, the CG Student Awards is the largest event for visual effects, feature animation and next-gen gaming students.
Jon Landau, James Cameron’s longtime producing partner at Lightstorm Entertainment, discusses the ‘Avatar’ sequels, new technologies, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Cogswell the Dragon, the first character created for Cogswell’s in-house character project, ‘Avatarah,’ is available for free download.
Combing through the uncertainty in what you want from your career is a process you should not be afraid of.
Each time I return to New York, my spiritual home, it takes even less time for me to become uptight, tense, stressed and mistrustful towards others.
First-of-its-kind specialized diploma program features industry-standard curriculum implementing the process and pipeline used at MPC and other Vancouver-area visual effects studios.
Wondering about copyright? Finally, a freely available guide to fair use (in accordance with American law) for the visual arts.
Animated television has changed dramatically since I began writing, I'm happy to say for the better...
Feeling famished and deprived in the relative calm of the Green Desert, my journey back to D.C. and New York is a welcome, though not altogether pleasant reprieve.
Original short animated film and interactive iPad book app is from Star Thief Studio, one of several on-campus project-based learning studios offered by Cogswell College.
Lessons gleaned in 2014 help TV marketers and producers gear up for opportunities and challenges in 2015.
Participants selected for free, two-day storyboarding workshop led by animator Matt Danner will be provided with a free one-month license for Toon Boom’s Storyboard Pro software.
This workshop series will reignite a creative mind and the power and joy of imagining.
Online includes 67 videos covering topics ranging from the benefits of digital storyboarding and setting up files to editing on the timeline and tricks to speed up your work to exporting options.
Designer, director and AWN blogger Edward Bakst to lead a five-week workshop, ‘Unleashing Imagination,’ presented by UC Berkeley’s Department of Art Practice beginning January 30 through February 27.
Short animation created by New York City-based Italian motion graphics artist Cento Lodigiani uses the simple cube to illustrate the 12 principles as developed by Walt Disney’s ‘nine old men.’
Paul Younghusband discovers the Thai’s keen to make their country not just a world-class destination for tourism, but for animation too.