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Gnomon establishes advisory board

Gnomon School of Visual Effects has announced the members of their newly established Advisory Board. The panel of respected and experienced industry professionals have agreed to commit their time and expertise to guiding the future development of Gnomon's curriculum and program direction.

The Board will include:

Glenn Campbell, Area 51; Valerie Delahaye, Buf; Art Durinski; Ray Feeney, RFX, Inc.; Frank Gladstone, DreamWorks SKG; Jackie Morie, Rhythm & Hues Studios; Craig Newman; Doug Nichols, Walt Disney Feature Animation; Toni Pace Cartensen, CyberGrafix; Lance Powell; Brad Reinke, ARTiS; Antoinette Salvadori, Dream Quest Images; Sande Scoredos, Sony Pictures Imageworks; Jill Smolin, Cinesite.

"We are so proud that these professionals have agreed to be members of our Advisory Board. And we are very excited about working with them," says Pam Hogarth, Director of Industry Relations for Gnomon. "Many of them, besides having vast industry experience, are extremely active in the drive to improve education for digital artists."

Besides attending bi-annual board meetings, board members will participate in the development of Gnomon by reviewing course curriculums, critiquing student work and giving advise on critical decisions.

"I'm pleased to be a member of Gnomon's board," states Frank Gladstone. "I've been involved with them on an informal basis for the past year and find it very gratifying to advise a school that actually listens to, and institutes, my input. I know that I'm not the only Board Member who feels that Gnomon is doing many of the right things and going in the right direction for people who want careers in digital visual effects."

Gnomon Inc. is a professional institute specializing in training for 3D computer graphics and animation. Located in the heart of Hollywood, they offer a full curriculum for individuals wanting careers in 3D, professionals in need of specialized training, and custom training for production studios. For more information visit the Gnomon website at

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Dan Sarto is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network.