Gnomon Studios Unveils Shane Acker's New Short Plus Minus
To provide an authentic training experience, the structure of Gnomon Studios mirrors professional visual effects shops. Students work in various roles ranging from concept artists, animators, art directors and producers. Following industry production standards, the director of each project takes on the role of the external client. The director, Gnomon founder Alex Alvarez and other Gnomon instructors and staff also serve as mentors who help guide students throughout the production process. Short films, such as Acker's "Plus Minus," will be the core production focus of Gnomon Studios.
About Gnomon School of Visual Effects
Located in Hollywood, the epicenter of the entertainment industry, Gnomon School of Visual Effects (www.gnomonschool.com) is an innovative training facility that stresses the importance of creativity in digital entertainment production. The school believes that while new software tools help to create impressive computer-generated characters and worlds, it is not the technology that drives results, but the artist. All Gnomon instructors are specialized industry professionals who bring their experience and connections into the classroom to provide an outstanding start to the careers of the next generation of leading production artists. The results speak for themselves, as the Gnomon School of Visual Effects reports a 93% placement rate for 2010.