Pixar animator Andrew Gordon and award-winning commercial director Mike Wellins will teach a one-day Animation Masters Seminar at Oregon3D Inc., The Center for Visualization Technologies, from 9 am to 5 pm on March 22, 2003 in Portland, Oregon. The one-day class will offer animation fundamentals, directing, performance staging, blocking and storytelling, editing for emotion, classic character animation and a look at animation as a career today. Gordon was lead animator on Mike in MONSTERS, INC. at Pixar where he is finishing up on FINDING NEMO and preparing to work on THE INCREDIBLES. Wellins has directed many award-winning commercials at Vinton Studios and an episode of the PJs. He has produced more than 60 films (long and short form), some of which have been featured in SICK AND TWISTED compilations and appeared on MTV, Cartoon Network and the Sci-Fi Channel. Wellins recently joined Happy Hour Entertainment in Portland. The seminar costs $150. For more information or to sign up, go to www.oregon3d.com
or call Oregon3D's toll free number at (866) 626-9100.