If you’re a writer you are familiar with the word. You just wrote an Academy Award-quality screenplay or an Emmy-quality series development, put together a solid pitch, gave it to the producer or exec with passion, and he or she responded with the most painful one-word epithet in the English language—Pass.
Category: Education and Training
Following a massive manhunt, Bangalore authorities apprehend CG compositor mistakenly allowed to leave VFX production studio to take ailing grandmother to doctor.
Designer, director and AWN blogger Edward Bakst to lead a three-week intensive workshop, ANIMATION: HOW TO UNLEASH THE IMAGINATION, at the International School of Film & TV (EICTV) in San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba January 27-February 14, 2014.
The 7th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia will take place from 3 – 6 December 2014 in Shenzhen at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center.
The SIGGRAPH conference attracts the most respected technical and creative people from all over planet Earth.
Join us at the FMX 2014 Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia April 23-26, 2013, Stuttgart, Germany.
How could you possibly improve on Richard William’s groundbreaking Animator’s Survival Kit book? Make it into an iPad app.
With PipelineFX's innovative Education Burst License program for Qube!, New York’s School of Visual Arts students can easily tackle project deadlines.
Henry Selick reflects on his groundbreaking classic, a misleading headline, a Shadow King and the road ahead.
The International Video Art Festival of Casablanca issues a call for submissions for its 20th edition, to be held April 22-26, 2014, including 2D and 3D animations, fiction movies, documentaries, audiovisual performances and installations.
A new animated short film set in the “Unseen University” of Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld produced by the Ireland’s Animation Hub -- the Irish School of Animation at Ballyfermot College of Further Education, Trinity College Dublin and Giant Animation Studios -- launches at a special world premiere screening at the Science Gallery in Trinity College.
The Department of Cinema Art + Science at Columbia College in Chicago partners with Design Ideas to launch a stop-motion competition featuring Adam the Doodles Man and Rover the Doodles Dog.
The UK’s Northumbria University produces a new animation to challenge stereotypes relating to welfare reforms to be screened at the House of Commons.
Sky Arts, in association with IdeasTap, is giving away five £30,000 bursaries and mentoring support to talented artists aged 18-30 from the UK and Ireland.
The legendary 3-time Oscar winning animator kicked off his interactive exhibition with a mesmerizing lecture.
The UK’s Creative Skillset training body issues a call to employers and professionals across VFX, animation, film, TV, computer games and interactive media to register now for its next industry survey, taking place October 14-20.
Like a bus, train or any other mode of transportation that takes you from point A to point B, there will always be another job offer and potentially an even better job offer waiting to take you to your next career destination.
USC research professor will present Advances in Achieving Photoreal Digital Actors at the 2013 VIEW Conference.
Italy’s VIEW Conference, the premier international event for computer graphics, video games, cinema, 2D and 3D animation and visual effects, has unveiled a stellar program for 2013.
I’m asked questions all the time about pitching animated TV series. Do I need a bible? — Do I need a pilot script? — Do I need artwork? —Do I need a few minutes of animation? Rather than tell you what I think you need, let me illustrate the reality of pitching with two personal anecdotes...