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SCAD Announces New Faculty

The Savannah College of Art and Design revealed the addition of eight new faculty members, including a new chair of the visual effects department, to the School of Film and Digital Media.

* Shawn Bulloch joins the School of Film and Digital Media as a part-time professor of film and television. Bulloch received a master of fine arts degree in film and television from SCAD and a bachelor of science degree in mathematics from Savannah State University.

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Art Institute of Vancouver and California - San Fran Team Up

The Art Institute of Vancouver and The Art Institute of California - San Francisco have formed an international partnership and articulation agreement allowing students to complete certificate or diploma programs in Vancouver and continue their studies by earning Bachelor of Science degrees in San Francisco.

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Flying Machine & PURE to Launch SKY Cinema Classics

New York-based visual communications and effects studio PURE and design studio Flying Machine joined forces to launch a new 24-hour channel for European satellite broadcaster SKY Italia, SKY Cinema Classics. The focus will be on Italian and American classic films from the 30s through the 80s. SKY Cinema Classics launched on Sept. 3.

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AI Instructor Brings Animation Lessons to Trinidad

By Rick DeMott | Tuesday, September 28, 2004 at 12:00am

Noel Goin, a Media Arts & Animation instructor at The Art institute of California Orange County, is one of two Americans invited to teach animation workshops to local Caribbean artists, as a part of Animae Caribe 2004, Sept. 29-Oct. 2, 2004, in Trinidad.

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Art Institute of Portland Offers Visual & Game Programming Degree

The Art Institute of Portland is offering a new Bachelor of Science degree program in Visual & Game Programming to help give students the skills they need to stand out in these growing fields.

Scheduled to launch on Oct. 7, 2004, at the start of fall quarter, the Visual & Game Programming curriculum begins with courses in foundation art and general studies, building in a strong foundation in mathematics and science as well as design courses. After a few quarters, students may focus on one of two tracks: technical directing or toward programming.

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A52 Earns Emmy for Carnivàle Main Titles

Los Angeles visual effects and design company A52 earned an Emmy for Outstanding Main Title Design on HBO's CARNIVÀLE series. The award was presented during the 2003-2004 Creative Arts Primetime Emmys segment of the 56th Annual Emmy Awards presentation at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sept. 12.

A52s work on this project also earned the PROMAX Gold Award in the category of Non-Promotional Animation earlier this year.

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Design Your Ideal Car

Third Peugeot Design CompetitionWorld Wide WebFebruary 15, 2005Deadline: December 8, 2004

Peugeot Contours Design is hosting its third car design competition. This years theme is to design a personal ideal automobile. The projects will be judged on its consistency with the theme, how well it relates to the values of the Marque, its innovative and surprising character, its potential appeal and the quality of the final project. For more information, visit

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Designer/Animator Dingersen Joins Click 3x

Tim Dingersen, a designer, compositor and animator with experience in commercial and broadcast graphics, has joined Click 3x. Formerly of Curious Pictures, Dingersen has already completed his first assignment for Click 3x, a promotional campaign for Nickelodeon and is currently designing graphics for a long-form project for McDonald's (in conjunction with KanDoKid Films and director Jeff Kennedy).

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The Art Institute of Portland Summer Open House

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, August 7, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: August 7, 2004

The Art Institute of Portland Summer Open House is Saturday, August 7, 2004, 12:00-3:00pm. The Open House is a great opportunity for those interested in pursuing a creative career. You'll get the chance to find out more about the college's degree programs, career services, student services, financial aid, and to view current student and alumni work from all programs.

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SCAD Attends SIGGRAPH with New Minor & Shorts

The Savannah College of Art and Design will announce the latest addition to its film and digital media curriculum a minor in technical direction and will display the award-winning student animation that dominated the annual Student Projects in Animation Competition and Exhibition (SPACE) at SIGGRAPH 2004, Aug. 8-12, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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Media Design School Hires New Faculty

The Media Design School, New Zealand's premiere learning institution for the digital arts, announces a slate of new faculty additions that include Tom Zuber, Patrick McNabb and Richard Hicks, going into its visit to SIGGRAPH 2004 conference at the Los Angeles Convention Center from August 10-12, 2004 at booth #1958.

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Award-Winning Cartoonist Speaks to Southern California Students

National Cartoonists Society's 2002 Newspaper Illustrator of the Year and international syndicated cartoonist and illustrator Steve McGarry will speak to animation, videogame, art and design students at The Art Institute of California-Orange County, July 28, 2004 at 11:30 am.

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Gnomon Workshop Releases Six New Concept Design DVDs

The Gnomon Workshop has six new DVDs touting the concept design work of Mark Goerner and Neville Page in conjunction with Design Studio Press. Goerner's two titles illustrate sketching and rendering interior spaces; and Neville Page's four DVDs take you through character design, painting and detailed techniques for rendering eyes and flesh.

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Digital Musings From the Editor:

A while back, Bruce Shutan profiled Atomic Visual Effects of South Africa for VFXWORLD. Spurred by a letter to delve further into South Africa's thriving 3D community, Shutan recently interviewed several other vfx and animation studios and various artists to discover why Cape Town is on the verge of becoming the next Sydney, Australia.

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V12 + Panopoly Pictures design = Full Circle

V12 and Panopoly Pictures are merging their respective design and production departments to form Full Circle, a the new company that will provide live-action production, branding motion graphic design and animation to clients in the feature film, commercial and broadcast arenas. Leading the joint venture are V12 founder David Hwang and Panopoly Pictures co-founder Kathryn Peaslee.

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Leading Architectural Firms Use Discreet for Design Visualization

With the kick off of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention in Chicago (June 10-12), Discreet announced that leading architectural firms are using its design visualization offerings for a competitive advantage in winning new commissions and securing approval for high-profile design concepts, including Perkins & Will, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, Kohn Pederson Fox, Ellerbe Becket and Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum.

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Zinney Joins Click 3x

Zack Kinney, a motion graphics designer and animator, has joined Click 3x. Kinney will undertake broadcast design and commercial projects, as well as work for other media. In his first project for Click 3x, he designed a graphic opener for the recent 2004 ONE SHOW INTERACTIVE awards show. In an earlier freelance assignment for Click 3x, he served as art director on a promo for MTVs PIMP MY RIDE.

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Academy of Art University's Annual 2004 Spring Show Exhibition

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, May 20, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: May 20, 2004

You're invited! See "Fresh Talent" at Academy of Art University, San Francisco's Annual 2004 Spring Show. View cutting-edge work by talented students from all 12 schools: Advertising, Animation/Visual Effects, Architecture (MFA Only), Computer Arts/New Media, Fashion, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Architecture and Design, Motion Pictures & Television and Photography. The exhibition opens for a Special Industry Preview on May 20, 2004 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

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Fusion 2004 - A Monster Show

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, May 20, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: May 20, 2004

Fusion 2004 is Nanyang Polytechnic's annual diploma show for digital animation, games design, digital film and video, interactive media design and industrial design. It is a 3-day exhibition organized by the School of Design to showcase creative talents from the class of 2004.

Venue: NYP Auditorium, Campus Center Date: 20-22 May 2004 Time: 10:00 am -8:00 pm

This year's theme is A MONSTER SHOW inspired shamelessly by B-Grade monster flicks. So expect loads of campy fun and visual galore. We will have a film and animation screening nite on Friday evening.

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BAFTA Hands Out Craft Awards

BAFTA announced the winners of its Craft Awards on May 16, 2004 at a ceremony hosted by Alistair McGowan at the Dorchester. The TV documentary RESTORATION won the BAFTA for Graphic Design while Framestore took home the Visual Effects BAFTA for its work on SEA MONSTERS A WALKING WITH DINOSAURS TRILOGY.

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Art Institute of CA-SF Announces New Scholarships For Game Pros

The Art Institute of California San Francisco ( has announced a new scholarship program designed for videogame industry professionals interested in furthering their education. The school is offering special scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to individuals who are or have worked in the game industry. Scholarships must be applied for tuition in the school's Game Art & Design (Bachelor of Science) or Visual & Game Programming (Bachelor of Science) degree programs.