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The students and staff of Expression College for Digital Arts have one more reason to be proud of their institute. The school announced this week that it has been awarded National Accreditation by the ACCST (Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology). Accreditation supports the efforts of schools [...]
While animation has emerged as the most popular medium for political satire, one company is bringing it to the interactive realm. Game studio InnerMation has created a twisted casual online racing game franchise titled Roadkill to the White House, which it will present during The Art Institute of California’s Animation [...]
AnimationMentor.com, a unique online animation school, will open its virtual doors to student enrollment on Thursday, Feb. 17. The interactive institute was founded by three professional animators who have collectively worked on such films as Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc., Toy Story 2, the Star Wars prequels, The Hulk and The [...]
Gnomon School in Hollywood gets up close and personal with one of the 3D artists behind Sony’s megahit, Spider-Man 2, on Thursday, Jan. 27. Nominated for two Visual Effects Society (VES) awards for his work as 3D environment Lead on the web-slinging sequel, Dan Abrams will reveal the challenges he [...]
Scott Caple, an environment designer and art director who contributed to the Disney/Pixar megahit, The Incredibles, has joined longtime friend and animation director Tina Seemann on the faculty of Max the Mutt Animation School. From 2000 to 2003, Caple was involved in the concept and production design of the Incredibles. [...]
If you’re a high school senior looking for money for animation or art school (or any college, for that matter), you might want to look into California’s Cal Grant program. The latest campaign has just launched to offer qualified students as much as $8,300 for college. Interested parties should apply [...]
When last year’s student Oscar for animation was handed out, it went to a 2D animated film, Alex Woo’s Rex Steele: Nazi Smasher. But the extent to which 2D will continue to flourish among students seems to be an open question in today’s 3D-saturated climate. Some well-known schools like Sheridan, [...]
This month I have been asked to provide profound insight into a) picking an animation school and b) landing a job in animation. Rule #1 of Showbiz Success states ‘always offer more than what is requested.’ To demonstrate this concept, I will also address c) how to apply for a [...]
Oregon3D is undergoing some changes, according to a statement posted on its website recently. The Oregon school is now under new management and ownership but insists that it’s business as usual as far as quality education is concerned. We’re told that Oregon3D’s operations are being transitioned to a business partner, [...]
The ACM SIGGRAPH Student Chapter of the Art Institute Of California San Francisco will host Career Night on Friday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. The event is open to all Bay Area students, budding CG pros and others interested in working in computer graphics and animation. A panel of CG [...]