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The Walter Lantz Foundation has upped its gift to Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television’s Animation Department to just over $1 million, making this one of the largest grants the Foundation has ever bestowed on a university animation program. The school was recently ranked one of the top [...]
Online animation and visual effects school Animation Mentor is now accepting applications for the inaugural Summer 2013 term of its new VFX Fundamentals program. Students are encouraged to visit the Registration Portal early to ensure their choice of industry professional instructor and class time. The VFX Fundamentals is a series [...]
Buckinghamshire New University, located in High Wycombe, England, is re-launching its Animation and VFX Degree (BA Hons) program, the content of which is in line with the Core Skills of VFX handbook put together by Creative Skillset to help plug the skills gap in the animation industry and increase the [...]
Valencia, Calif,-based California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) has partnered with online course platform Coursera to offer a variety of free massive open online courses (MOOC) to students all over the world. Three CalArts’ classes will launch in Fall 2013: Introduction to Programming for Digital Artists, taught by Ajay Kapur, [...]
Laguna College of Art & Design has announced the Animation Master Class for Summer 2013 will feature stop-motion maestro Stephen Chiodo (Vincent, Team America, Elf, The Simpsons, Killer Klowns from Outer Space). The workshop will be held for 12 consecutive Saturdays at LCAD’s Animation Department in Laguna Beach, California, May [...]
Emeryville, Calif.-based Animation Mentor has announced the launch of its new fully distributed production pipeline and the addition of a vfx curriculum and restructured animation program. These new offerings will allow students to collaborate professionally and apply studio workflows within a state-of-the-art pipeline across various disciplines. Animation Mentor students will train [...]
Online animation and vfx school Animation Mentor has announced the launch of its new workshop designed specifically for animators interested in using light from a filmmaker’s perspective. The six-week workshop, which costs $499, is available during the winter term of the program and is now open for registration. The workshop [...]
Online school Animation Mentor is teaming up with Autodesk and animation professionals from Pixar, DreamWorks and Tippett Studio to host an all-day animation workshop called “Breaking Down the Animated Shot: Live & Uncut.” The event will be held at the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in Berkeley, Calif., on June 30 from from 8 [...]
Ten students from nine U.S. colleges and universities have been selected as winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition. Winners will be brought to Los Angeles to join the international student winners in the Foreign Film category for a week of [...]
Here is some good news for animation students. During the past 90 days, more than 4,000 jobs were advertised online that required animation skills, according to real-time business intelligence outfit Wanted Analytics. Demand for animators is growing due to increasing need for vfx in video games, movies, television and online [...]