Ringling School Merges with Sarasota Museum of Art

Ringling School of Art and Design, a respected incubator for animation talent, is merging with the Sarasota Museum of Art [SOMA]. SOMA will operate as a division of the college and ... Continue Reading →

Pacific Title Pro Lectures for AI, IDGA

As part of their Animation 2005 Lecture Series, The Art Institute of Calif., Los Angeles, and the International Game Developers’ Association (IGDA) will host Patrick Philips on ... Continue Reading →

Imageworks Educates with New Program

Sony Pictures Imageworks, the Academy Award-winning visual effects and character animation studio behind Spider-Man 2 and other blockbusters, is helping to train the next generation ... Continue Reading →

National Accreditation Awarded to Ex’pression

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 ... Continue Reading →

InnerMation Stumps At Arts Institute

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 ... Continue Reading →

New Animation School Goes Online

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 ... Continue Reading →

Gnomon Welcomes Spider-Man Artist

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 ... Continue Reading →

Incredibles Artist Flies to Max the Mutt

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 ... Continue Reading →

Cal Grants Offer Money for School

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. ... Continue Reading →

Persistence of Vision: How 2D Animation Education is Surviving Today

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 ... Continue Reading →