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Animation software maker Toon Boom Animation Inc. has teamed with Singapore’s Institute of Technical Education (ITE) to create a Centre of Excellence that will provide animation training in Singapore. Both Toon Boom and ITE will promote the institution in South East Asia for those seeking professional certification. The partnership was [...]
The CG brainpower over at Hollywood’s Gnomon School of Visual Effects just got a boost as visual effects specialist Richard Kidd and Disney development pro Patricia Beckmann will join the ranks of its advisory board. As board members, Kidd and Beckmann will help steer Gnomon’s development, curriculum and overall direction. [...]
The Vancouver Film School and French ani ecol’ Supinfocom are melding their cultures, methodologies and resources to offer top 3D animation students the opportunity for international training. Both schools have top-rated 3D animation programs. Scholarships for post-graduate studies will be offered to two top graduates of each school. The intention [...]
Fresh off its Best Animated Feature Oscar win for Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Aardman Animations Ltd has pacted with the Bristol School of Animation at the University of the West of England (UWE) to create new opportunities for students and practicing professionals in Bristol, U.K. The [...]
The Art Institute of California’Los Angeles is set to cut the ribbon on The Game Center, its new state-of-the-art facility featuring top-of-the-line development tools and software. Game development professionals, game art students and members of the media are invited to attend the grand opening ceremony and exhibition on Thursday, Jan. [...]
The Art Institute of Vancouver has appointed animator and artist Jeremy McCarron to the post of academic director of animation art & design. McCarron comes to the position with more than 10 years of production experience in the television and video-game industries. His credits include the ReBoot, Beast Wars, and [...]
Students at Orlando, Florida-based Full Sail school will be able to learn the ins and outs of wondertouch’s award-winning particleIllusion software program beginning this semester. Full Sail will incorporate wondertouch software into its new Digital Arts & Design Bachelor of Science Degree Program. The new degree program at Full Sail [...]
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 its 15-member board of directors will serve as an advisory board to the school’s president, Dr. Larry R. Thompson. [...]
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 Sept. 8 at 6:30 p.m. Titled “Digital Visual Effects, Cleaning up the Mess,” Philips’ discussion will focus on how he has cleaned up [...]
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 of vfx wizards with the establishment of the Imageworks Professional Academic Excellence (IPAX) program. Created to educate faculty and structure curricula at the country’s leading [...]