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Headline News Gnomon to Integrate SpeedTree 3D

Interactive Data Visualization, Inc. and the Gnomon School of Visual Effects have announced an agreement to integrate the SpeedTree 3D tree and vegetation toolkit into Gnomon’s training curriculum.

Blogs VIEW Conference Unveils 2012 Highlights

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 1:53pm

Dedicated to bringing together experts from around the world to inspire, engage, teach, and astound, VIEW, Italy’s leading computer graphics symposium, proudly announces highlights from its upcoming 13th annual confab.

Blogs Computer Workstation Self-Destructs in Protest Over Use on 'Carrie' Remake

A fully configured HP Z820 workstation tragically self-destructed Wednesday by short circuiting and bursting into flames in a desperate act of protest against being forced to work on a remake of the film Carrie.

Headline News AniMazSpot Launches Educational Animation Forum

While the AniMazSpot 2012 Jury Panel is reviewing the 54 nominees to pick the winners, the rest of the team is keeping busy, working on the festival programs and tours.

Blogs There’s a Party in my Tummy

I see a lot of TV animation for kids. Sounds pretty enviable, doesn’t it? Well, it is when you stumble upon godsends like the shows Yo Gabba Gabba! Otherwise, it’s a pretty hellish experience being forced to hear god-awful music and watch screaming adult-voiced kids, bad animation, idiotic storylines, and annoying dialogue, writing, and plots that read like they’re were made by a factory of Ned Flanders clones.

Blogs Encounter with Peru Part 1 - Non-Human Storytellers

I came across this amazing sculptured scene contained within a small, simple box. As I swung open its flimsy doors, it unveiled to me an astoundingly fantastical realm hidden within its tiny confinements. Its thoughtfully choreographed scene bloomed with magical stories exploding with imagination and fantasy. It rightly took my breath away.

Headline News Imagineer & Curious Turtle Announce mocha Training Course

Ben Brownlee returns with “Fundamentals of mocha,” including over four hours of HD training videos ; 14 exercises from streaming series available free to all mocha users.

Blogs Watch Andrew Stanton's Commencement Address at Animation Mentor

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 11:44am

We've posted two-time Oscar-winner Andrew Stanton's (Monsters Inc, Toy Story, John Carter, Finding Nemo and others) commencement address from last month's Animation Mentor graduation. Humor, insight and enthusiasm from one of Pixar's brightest stars.

Headline News Digital Domain Announces Start of Inaugural Classes

Digital Domain Media Group, the Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts and the City of West Palm Beach announce the arrival of the inaugural classes of students to their pioneering accredited four-year BFA degree program in Animation and Digital Arts.

Blogs THE IMPORTANCE OF THEME IN SCREENWRITING

Theme is the most important element of any screenplay. It aligns and focuses the plot, subplots, characters and dialogue. It is the Rosetta stone which allows you to translate that great concept you have into a great screenplay. But that’s not all it does...

Headline News Paul Mason Animates an Australian Legacy

Paul Mason turned his life-long love of superheroes into a burgeoning career, recently celebrating the release of the fourth issue in his distinctively Australian series “The Soldier Legacy”.

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