ILM animation director Tom Bertino and senior VP Patty Blau head a roster of presenters at Expression Center for New Media
's "Insider Day," January 10, 2003. Ex'pression hosts ten Insider Days a year and each includes workshops and seminars featuring technology movers and shakers, famous producers and engineers, musical and digital artists, and other resources to keep students on the new media front lines. The Insider Day experience provides a valuable networking arsenal for students after graduation. In addition to ILM's Tom Bertino and Patty Blau, other presenters include CG artist Rob Winfield of Tech TV; Peter Rivera, executive creative director of Modem Media; George Petersen, editorial director of MIX magazine; and sound engineer David H. Wells. Located in California's Bay Area, Ex'pression is a unique new media arts college that grants Bachelor degrees in three programs: Sound Arts, Digital Visual Media (including animation, 3D modeling and visual effects), and Digital Graphic Design.