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 →

The Padded Cel: Tooniversity and Beyond

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 ... Continue Reading →

Oregon3D Under New Management

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 ... Continue Reading →

Career Night at Bay Area Art Institute of Calf.

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 ... Continue Reading →

EA, USC Open Game Lab

Video Game publisher Electronic Arts (EA) and the USC School of Cinema-Television today unveiled the EA Game Innovation Lab at USC’s Robert Zemeckis Center for Digital Arts. Zemeckis ... Continue Reading →

New Animation Focus for Northern Oklahoma College

Northern Oklahoma College Tonkawa’s Multimedia Digital and Communications program has been renamed the Digital Media Institute (DMI) and will offer an Associate of Applied Science ... Continue Reading →

USC, Electronic Arts Launch Video Game Program

University of Southern California students will have more reasons to spend their time playing video games. The university’s School of Cinema-Television will partner with publisher ... Continue Reading →

Toper Taylor Appointed to USC Board

Toper Taylor, formerly the top U.S. exec. for Canadian animation house Nelvana, has been named co-chair of the University of Southern California School of Fine Arts Board of Councilors. ... Continue Reading →

Oregon3D Hits Road, Web with 3ds max 6 Training

Industry-acclaimed Discreet-certified instructor Gary M. Davis will teach "The New Features of 3ds max 6," the first road show and set of online classes offered by Oregon ... Continue Reading →

Comet Ent. to Direct Animation at Kennedy College

Toronto-based content development and production company Comet Ent. Inc. has signed on to manage and direct a diploma course in computer graphic design and animation at Toronto’s ... Continue Reading →