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The Digital Domain Institute, an animation and digital arts institute powered by Digital Domain Media Group and the Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts, opened its doors to its inaugural class of students today in West Palm Beach. The institute, a public-private collaboration, seeks to blend creative and [...]
Here’s some great news for anyone who would like to learn the art of animation from one of the top talents working in the field today, Eric Goldberg. The Laguna College of Art and Design is offering a special Animation Master Class from June 9 thru August 25th with Goldberg, [...]
Thanks to a $540,000 grant from the Walter Lantz Foundation, Loyola Marymount University’s School of Film and Television will be able to outfit its new Animation Lab with state-of-the-art digital equipment and technology—giving students access to the same kind of hardware, software and equipment that Hollywood professionals use. The grant [...]
Professional 3D solution manufacturer Maxon has relaunched Cineversity, its online training and education resource for Cinema 4D users. The redesigned site takes advantage of the latest web innovations to provide users with a more intuitive interface, improved search and filtering capabilities for easier access, the ability to create custom playlists, [...]
Online animation school Animation Mentor has announced a free webinar on how to animating fights, featuring Dr. Stuart Sumida. The one-hour webinar, titled Anatomy of a Fight, will be presented Oct. 11 at 10 a.m. PT, and is free to animators, students, Animation Mentor alunni and anyone else who registers in [...]
The Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg Center for Animation at USC was dedicated last week at a ceremony attended by George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Jack Black. The new facility is now open for student use in the School of Cinematic Arts Complex, where it takes up two floors dedicated to [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Academy Foundation has awarded more than $500,000 in grants to 68 nonprofit organizations and schools, including animation powerhouse CalArts and the ACME Network’s animation program for college, high school and middle school students. The grants will fund film-related internships, job training programs, [...]
The Gnomon School of Visual Effects has released its 2011 Student AnimationWork Compilation Reel. Here’s how the school described the reel: Featuring VFX creations from alumni who have worked on blockbuster films like Green Lantern, Tron: Legacy and 2012, this student reel brings to life the inspiration and high level [...]
Escape Studios has added five members to its U.S. advisory board, selecting experts in the field from the likes of Pixar and Sony Pictures Imageworks. The new members are: Afonso Salcedo of Pixar Animation Studios, Ken Maruyama of Sony Pictures Imageworks, John Leonti of The Mill, Patrick Davenport of Method and [...]
Employer rankings and reconnaissance website Vault.com has named Nickelodeon Animation Studios one of the top 10 internships in the country. According to a release from Vault.com, the site’s editors selected the top 10 internships from a pool of hundreds that represent career opportunities and a chance for students to flex their [...]