Category: Education and Training
Forty-one students from 23 U.S. colleges and universities as well as 10 students from foreign universities are selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 41st Student Academy Awards competition.
CSU Animation and Visual Effects is proud to present the 11th Anniversary of the Australian International Animation Festival. This internationally renowned event features over 100 prestigious films adeptly selected from more than 2,500 submissions from all around the world. The range of styles, genres and techniques is testament to the vibrancy and relevance of creative animation and the premiere screening of this highly acclaimed collection is happening from the humble host city of Wagga Wagga in regional Australia.
Based on a recent interview Bill Desowitz did with Wally Pfister (Transcendence), Marc ponders the question whether technology actually fails us.
Professional Portfolio & Website Design Lecture - A Critical Look At Self Representation
This lecture focuses on professional artist presentations, and the psychological perceptions behind both traditional to digital portfolio presentations. This is an information packed lecture designed to help artists, of all disciplines, elevate their portfolios to professional standards.
This is a one time, free lecture event.
Steve Hickner’s new book is a detailed and expertly written guide to finding a job and building a career in animation.
Chaos Group will present a series of presentations at FMX 2014 to highlight improvements to V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max and Maya and show how V-Ray supports VFX students and independent filmmakers.
LIMA announces the Licensing University lineup for Licensing Expo 2014, which includes 26 sessions for everyone from industry newcomers to advanced practitioners.
The student team behind the award-winning short A La Française skewer history with the help of Chaos Group’s V-Ray.
Online art school The Art Department offers four-week picture making seminars taught by acclaimed illustrator Marshall Vandruff.
The BFX competition is now open. Good luck!
Do you dream of a career working on blockbuster films such as Skyfall, The Pirates! or Gravity?
Nickelodeon Studios teams up with the CSU Fullerton Art Department to mount an exhibition of artwork and video celebrating the hit animated series, Sanjay and Craig.
The deadline for applications to the EFA Master Class 2014, ’High Value for Your Budget with Marc Weigert,’ is April 30.
CG Student Awards is now accepting submissions for the 2014 Autodesk CG Student Awards, with over $230,000 in prizes and 15 studio internships available to winners.
U.K. creative network IdeasTap teams with the British Academy of Film and Television to give 12 film graduates the chance to benefit from a tiered program of support designed to help them get a foot in the door.
Sesame Workshop unveils the newest Muppet, Raya, who will engage with children about sanitation and latrine use as part of the Cleaner, Healthier, Happier campaign in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Registration for Animation Principles, Character Design, Production Design and Story classes closes this coming Friday.
I highly advocate that everyone step out of their status quo onto the wild side to taste the joys of such a sight.
28 parents fell violently ill during a senior screening, all reportedly sickened after witnessing what $200,000 buys at many four-year animation programs today.
My impressions, after working and living in China, contradict those initial assumptions and reflections from a year ago, when I visited China the first time.
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.