Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Animation Director Rich Moore at Festival of Animation this weekend (March 1 & 2)

Go see the Spike & Mike's Festival of Animation this coming Friday and Saturday March 1st and 2nd. Animation Director Rich More (Wreck-It-Ralph, The Simpsons, Futurama) will be there.

Maybe you can snap a picture with him and get a question or two answered!

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Photo-Realistic Rendering workshop Thursday March 7th 8am-noon

Nuke Workshop - Tue Feb 26th 8am - noon

Chris Avellone - guest speaker

Chris Avellone is paying us a visit (see attached flyer), along with some of the staff from SOE on Thursday February 28th from 11am-3pm in rooms 310-311.

Here's Chris' bio: http://www.mobygames.com/developer/sheet/view/developerId,13485/

Put it in your calendar and join us!


Thursday, January 17, 2013

Monday, December 3, 2012

Nickelodeon: Spring internships still open!

If you're considering applying for an internship, please talk with me (Jason) and also consult your faculty and the Career Services Department in the south building.

We want to help you prepare so that you and your work looks as desirable as possible! 

This info is straight from Mia Burgess, Manager, Digital Strategic Staffing - Nickelodeon Games Group:

Just wanted to send a quick note to let you know that there are still Spring 2013 internships open at Nickelodeon Games in Glendale, CA.

https://jobhuntweb.viacom.com/viacom/taleo/glendale.html to apply.

or students can send me their resumes/portfolios/code samples directly to me at mia.burgess@nick.com.

Happy Holidays!


Friday, October 19, 2012

Volunteers needed Oct 28-30 for LA Animation Convention

If they're still looking for volunteers I would say you have a pretty good shot at this gig!

Write a nice, professional email to nancyannbates@gmail.com .Mention your involvement in school, school activities, Comic-Con, CTN, or any other experience you have.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

SDAFF Animation Festival Wed Nov 7 5:30pm

Our annual trip is happening! As usual, Sam Chen has assembled a great international collection of the best animated short films. Sam says it's the best ever.

I have 33 tickets available for students, alumni, and faculty. Meet outside the UltraStar Hazard Center box office by 5pm on Wednesday November 7th. I will give out free tickets until they are all gone.
You can take a look at the entire program here.

Caricatures workshop: 2 dates

This free workshop will be offered twice. Come learn from Harry!

Illustrating workshop: 2 upcoming dates

Harry Hamernik will be hosting two of these workshops.


All majors, all levels of experience.

alumni visit: Jimmy Gordon - Rhythm & Hues

Jimmy was a student of mine many years ago. Since graduation he's been at Rhythm & Hues. check out his impressive IMDB profile:

He will talk about breaking into the industry and critique portfolios.

Plan to attend!

Drawing workshop Saturday 10/20 1-5pm

free to Ai students and alumni. Come learn Dr. Xu's methods. Students have gotten great results!

Friday, October 5, 2012

Scholarship Available!

its time for the EDMC Foundation scholarship!
You have TWO WEEKS from today to submit your completed application. (it's due by October 19th)
Pick one up at my office (room 233) or email me and I will send you the application.
Do not delay! Students have a very good chance of winning a cash award!

Good luck,