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Game Headline News

The Art Institute Online To Offer Game Art & Design

The Art Institute Online, a division of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, will offer a bachelor of science in Game Art & Design beginning in fall 2002. The Art Institute Online currently offers programs in graphic design and multimedia and Web design in an interactive, faculty-facilitated, asynchronous format that allows students to log in to complete their classes 24 hours a day, seven days a week at their convenience, making it ideal for students with irregular schedules or those who live in areas far from a brick-and-mortar school.

Visual Headline News

Visual Effects Artist Kate O’Neill Joins Black Logic

Visual effects artist Kate ONeill has joined the creative team of New York-based animation, visual effects and design company Black Logic. "Kate had been freelancing for us for quite a while, and we were attracted to the ease with which she approaches her work," said executive producer Ivan Molomut. "Kate's talent and personality is a perfect fit for the effects/CGI team we have assembled and our clients love working with her." ONeill has been freelancing as a Flame/Inferno artist since 1995.

Design Headline News

Job Opportunities For Animators, Directors, Interns, Instructors And More

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, July 25, 2002 at 12:00am

Torrance, California's Animation Design Center is looking for a 2D TRADITIONAL BACKGROUND DESIGN INSTRUCTOR and a 2D TRADITIONAL PROP DESIGN INSTRUCTOR . . . Los Angeles, California's Bambola Entertainment is looking for an INTERN (TV AND FILM) . . . is looking for a FLASH SPECIALIST . . . Chennai, India's Chennai Studios Ltd is looking for a TECHNICAL DIRECTOR - CGI ANIMATION . . . Clay Pixel Studios is looking for a SENIOR 3D ANIMATOR . . . London, UK's Datascope Recruitment is looking for a 3D ANIMATOR, an ANIMATOR/ARTIST, an EXPERIENCED 3DSMAX ANIMATOR and a LEAD ARTIST . . .

Animation Headline News

Job Opportunities For Animators, Directors, Writers, Instructors And More

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, July 12, 2002 at 12:00am

Palos Verdes, California's Animation Design Center is looking for a BACKGROUND DESIGN INSTRUCTOR and a PROP DESIGN INSTRUCTOR . . . New York, New York's Bunko Studios, Inc. is looking for an ANIMATION/DESIGN INTERN . . . Sydney, Australia's Cape Productions is looking for DIRECTOR(S) OF ANIMATION . . . ComCore Services is looking for an VIDEO GAME ANIMATION ARTIST and a VIDEO GAME DESIGNER . . . Barcelona, Spain's Emotion Studio is looking for a CHARACTER ANIMATOR . . . Mumbai, India's Levioza Graphics is looking for a CARTOON ANIMATOR . . .

Studio Headline News

B1 Media Leaps To Larger Studio, Expands Talent Base

Design studio B1 Media has moved its headquarters to a new facility in Studio City, California, more than doubling the size of its previous space, and has added several new staffers to its growing talent base. Previously partnered in multimedia company Barbed Wire, Joshua Hatton has moved to B1 as an animator involved in 2D and 3D animation and motion graphics working on DVD, broadcast design and games. Game producer Jason Friedlander joins B1 from MTV's ROAD RULES where he was responsible for developing and writing game competitions.

Design Headline News

The Osbournes Get The Klasky Csupo Treatment

The New York Times calls it "an odd amalgam of OZZIE AND HARRIET, THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES and THIS IS SPINAL TAP," and after being on air less than a month it's MTV's biggest hit in over two decades. It can only be THE OSBOURNES, the reality sitcom about former Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne and his family. To create the introductory graphics for the series starring the self-proclaimed Prince of Darkness, THE OSBOURNES executive producers called on the new broadcast design division of Klasky Csupo.

Design Events

Art Institute of Portland Portfolio Show

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, March 21, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: March 21, 2002

The public is invited to check out Portland's newest creative talent at the Winter 2002 Graduate Portfolio Show for The Art Institute of Portland. The diverse exhibit will include student animation reels, multimedia & web design CD-ROM portfolios, illustrations, graphic design, interior design, and apparel design work. Employers: what a great opportunity to network with other local design leaders as well as with the next generation of design professionals.

Design Headline News

R!OT Design Ups Jeremy Hollister

R!OT Design has appointed Jeremy Hollister to the post of creative director of broadcast design. Hollister will provide creative supervision for all design-related projects undertaken by the studio. An influential member of R!OT's design team since 1996, Hollister has won numerous Promax and BDA awards, as well as other design industry honors for his work for the Sci Fi Channel, ESPN, MTV and other accounts. Most recently he has been signed by London-based production company SKUNK for worldwide representation in commercial and music video direction.

Animation Headline News

Click 3x Picks Jim Collins To Head CG Department

Visual effects, broadcast design and animation studio Click 3x has brought on Jim Collins to head the studios animation department. Formerly with the design boutique TZ, Collins has experience in animation, illustration and compositing, and has credits across a variety of media. His experience is particularly strong in broadcast graphics, having recently completed projects for NBC, CBS News, CNBC, MSNBC, Fox, ESPN, Sci Fi Channel and CNNSI. He also has numerous credits in commercials.

Design Events

The Art Institute of Portland OPEN HOUSE

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, February 23, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: February 23, 2002

Get an edge on a creative career by visiting The Art Institute of Portland's Open House on Saturday, February 23, 2002. From 12noon - 3pm, you can find out more about The Art Institute of Portland's associate and bachelor degree programs in Media Arts & Animation, Multimedia & Web Design, Apparel Design, Interior Design, and Graphic Design. You'll have the chance to check out student and graduate work, learn about the financial aid process, and find out how The Art Institute of Portland can help give you the education you need for an exciting creative career.

Team Headline News

Nominees for the Game Developers Choice Awards

The nominees are:

Game of the Year

BLACK & WHITE (Lionhead Studios)

GRAND THEFT AUTO III (DMA Design/Rockstar Games)


ICO (Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc.)

MAX PAYNE (Remedy Entertainment)

Rookie Studio of the Year


Bohemia Interactive Studio for OPERATION FLASHPOINT

Croteam for SERIOUS SAM

Pseudo Interactive for CEL DAMAGE

Design Events

Creative Career Symposium 4

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, February 9, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: February 9, 2002

Find out what's happening in the Portland creative scene. Leaders from some of Portland, Oregon's hottest companies including Wieden + Kennedy, Will Vinton Studios, Jantzen, St2 and more will be on hand to discuss their experiences in the fields of animation, multimedia & web design, interior design, apparel design, and graphic design.

Tickets for each session are $15 and $10 with student ID. Call The Art Institute of Portland TODAY to buy your tickets 503-228-6528 or toll-free 888-228-6528. Proceeds benefit the Oregon Children's Foundation SMART early literacy program.

Design Headline News

R!OT Manhattan Grows With New Broadcast Design Hires

As a first step in the companys plan to expand their broadcast design department, R!OT Manhattan has hired Sari Rosen to serve as the broadcast design groups executive producer. Rosen, an Emmy-winner and former executive producer at Attik and Pittard Sullivan, will manage and grow the departments creative team and take a leadership role with client relationships and development. Rosen joins R!OT Manhattan from Attik, where she had served as executive producer of its New York office since last year.

Design Events

Graduate Portfolio Show

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, December 13, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: December 13, 2001

The Art Institute of Portland presents our Graduate Portfolio Show. Thursday, December 13, 2001, 4:00-8:00pm.

The Portfolio Show will feature work done by our Fall 2001 graduates from Media Arts & Animation, Multimedia & Web Design, Graphic Design and Interior Design.

Please come to:

Be a mentor to new graduates *

Network with other leaders from Portland's top creative businesses *

Learn more about The Art Institute of Portland.

Refreshments will be provided.

This event is brought to you free of charge!!

Media Headline News

B1 Media Launches Games Division

Los Angeles-based design studio B1 Media has launched a games division, B1/Games, and hopes to develop products for set-top game consoles. B1 Media has primarily been a provider of interactive design for DVDs and has created games and interactive content for numerous DVD titles like DINOSAUR, UNBREAKABLE, THE SIXTH SENSE and PLANET OF THE APES. The company also recently launched a broadcast design division, B1/Broadcast.

Sound Headline News

Fluid Launches Sound Design Division

New York-based design and visual effects company Fluid has launched a sound design division and added sound designer Fred Szymanski to their team. Szymanski has created sound design and special sound effects for a variety of film and television projects and music videos. He will be creating sound design for commercials exclusively through Fluid. Szymanski and Fluid recently completed sound design and sound enhancement for a series of spots for 6 new Xbox games for McCann/NY client Microsoft.

Animation Headline News

Job Opportunities For Animators, Illustrators, Programmers, Instructors And More

BartSoft Inc., based in Mississauga, Ontario and specializing in flash animation, web design and multimedia programming is looking for a SALES REP/AGENT . . . Columbus, Ohio's Columbus College of Art & Design is looking for an ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF COMPUTER ANIMATION . . . Sherman Oaks, California's David Evans Center for Conflict Resolution is looking for a CARTOONIST to draw a comic strip . . . Manila, Philippine's ImagineAsia, Inc. is looking for a CG SUPERVISOR . . .Saint James, New York's Inky Dinky Animation Studios is looking for a 3D ARTIST AND ANIMATOR . . .

Design Headline News

Click 3x Creates Graphical World For AT&T

Click 3x, New York has designed and produced two new graphics only television spots for AT&T and Young & Rubicam. One spot, cut to the Roy Orbison classic You Got It, features lines of type traveling in graceful arcs across the frame. As the camera pulls back it becomes apparent that the viewer's perspective is from the inside of a transparent sphere and that the type is moving along its surface. Periodically, lines come into focus and announce AT&T long distance options. Ultimately the camera pulls out of the sphere to reveal it as part of the AT&T logo.

Design Headline News

Western Images Designs Complete Package For ShopNBC

Western Images has completed work on the new ShopNBC campaign. The design package includes an animated logo, 12 promos, 12 show opens, banners, billboards and lower thirds and a "toolbox" of elements for additional programming. The treatment features a montage of 3D objects, plus male and female models depicting moments from a range of lifestyle activities, which in turn provide the basis for the different shows on the network. To achieve an illustrative graphic look for the live-action, the models were filmed against green screen to separate them from the background.

Design Events

Art Institute of Portland Graduate Portfolio Review

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, June 14, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: June 14, 2001

The Art Institute of Portland will be having a Graduate Portfolio Review on June 14, 2001 from 4 to 8 pm. The school is located at Parkside Center, Suite 150, 2020 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97201. Works on display will include computer animation, graphic design, multimedia/Web design, interior design and apparel design.

Design Headline News

Art Institute of Portland Graduate Portfolio Review

* Thursday, June 14, 2001, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

The Art Institute of Portland will be having a Graduate Portfolio Review on June 14, 2001 from 4 to 8 pm. The school is located at Parkside Center, Suite 150, 2020 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97201. Works on display will include computer animation, graphic design, multimedia/Web design, interior design and apparel design. For more information: Tel.: (503) 944-6651.

Design Headline News

Sideshow Names New Creative Director For Motion Design

Sideshow Post announced that award-winning computer graphics artist Jonathan Herbert has joined the company's Sideshow Motion Design division as creative director. Herbert comes on board after seven years at the helm of Zero Degrees Kelvin, his well-known New York City production boutique that specialized in 3D animation for TV commercials, product and science demos. Herbert has seventeen years experience in directing and managing 3D and special effects projects.