Animation World Magazine, Issue 2.3, June 1997

Table of Contents

June 1997 Vol. 2, No. 3

Editor's Notebook
Greetings from AWM's new Editor-in-Chief.

Letters to the Editor

From Humble Beginnings to the Makings of Superstars
Steve Hulett of the Motion Picture Screen Cartoonists' Union (MPSC Local 839) reviews animation wages of the past, present and future

The Digital Demand
Tammy Glenn reports on California Governor Pete Wilson's proposal for a scholarship initiative to feed the industry's appetite for talent.

Scouting For Talent: Where the Recruiters Go

Independent recruiter Pamela Thompson investigates where the industry's top recruiters look for their next hires.

Never Underestimate the Power of Life Drawing

Master teacher Glenn Vilppu muses on the importance of life drawing in animation.

One, Two, Three Steps to Success: Education in the UK
Richard Taylor hosts a tour of Britain's healthy animation education system.

Kassel: The Little School With a Big Name
Professor Paul Driessen relates his experience at the animation school of Kassel University in Germany.

An Interactive Teaching Tool Comes to Life
Alice Carter leads us through a day in the life of the groundbreaking collaborative educational program, the ACME Virtual Training Network.

Looking Back on the University Days
: A Survey of Alumnae
Talents fresh from the world's top animation schools reminisce about their educations.

The State of the Recruiting Nation
Boom or eventual bust? We hear from headhunters around the world.

The Surrealist Conspirator: An Interview With Jan Svankmajer

Wendy Jackson talks with the renowned Czech surrealist filmmaker upon the release of his new film and receipt of a lifetime achievement award.

Festivals, Events:

The editors report on the first annual Animation & Special Effects Expo in Los Angeles.


Susan Palmer reviews Mouse Under Glass: The Secrets of Disney Animation and Theme Parks.

Suggested Reading: A few recommended books for the aspiring animation professional.

Wendy Jackson rewinds The Animated Kid's Songs of Woody Guthrie and Rose Bond's A Celtic Trilogy.

Glen Keane renews his Disney contract, DIC opens shop in France, Oslo Animation Festival wraps up and more.

On A Desert Island With. . . . Educators
Jules Engel, Paul Driessen, and Eric Ubben reveal their top ten teaching films.

AWN Comics

Dirdy Birdy
by John Dilworth

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