Wednesday, January 27, 2010

SIGGraph Animation Festival Screening

Please attend! this is a free screening of last year's winners in the Animation Festival shown at the 2009 Conference in New Orleans. It is an international compilation of the best animation you have seen!

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010


Check out the great workshops this quarter! Painting, all kinds of VFX, drawing, and other great stuff! All are free. Definitely attend! (click image for larger view)

open labs - Winter 2010

This grid shows when the labs are open. (click for larger image)
Take advantage of open labs throughout the week, especially Saturday!

Monday, January 25, 2010

Green Screen & Keying workshop

Join Compositing Supervisor and MAA Instructor Sean Falcon from 6-10pm on Tuesday February 2nd in Mac lab room 167. He will discuss and demonstrate the use of green screen and keying techniques.

No need to RSVP.
Workshop is FREE.
Open to all majors.
Seating on first-come, first-serve basis.


Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Guest Speaker: Mike Disa

Friday Feb 26th 12-1pm, rooms TBD.
Check out Mike's bio by clicking the headline above. He has worked on over a dozen movies as an animator and storyboarder. He is now a director of an upcoming film. Please come to meet Mike and hear about his experiences in animated feature films.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

MAA Quarterly Social Event

Tuesday January 26th
rooms 146-147
pizza & soft drinks

See you there!

Monday, January 11, 2010

Volunteer at Siggraph LA 2010 !!!

Very exciting news!
The chairperson of the Student Volunteers at SIGGraph has asked me to submit a list to him of students who I recommend to be volunteers. A few years ago when the conference was in LA we sent some student volunteers who had an AMAZING experience.

Read up on what the conference and being a volunteer has to offer. Complete the application and follow the instructions in the "how to apply" heading on the left-hand side.

Applications must be submitted and completed via the Online Application Form by 15 February 2010, 22:00 UTC/GMT.

Email me once your application is complete and I will add you to my list of recommended students.


Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Events Sponsored by the Student Affairs Department

Events Sponsored by the Student Affairs Department
Winter Quarter 2010

The starred events (*) are a part of the leadership development series. Raffle tickets will be given at the leadership development series for the Final Field trip during Winter Quarter break. Classrooms subject to change for events.

Week 1: Welcome BBQ,
Thursday January 14th 11:30am-1:00pm.
Free food, music and entertainment!

Week 2: Ai movie night & popcorn
Tuesday, Jan 19 5:00-7:00pm, rooms 146/147

*Week 3: Speed Networking: Making Friends in a Flash!
Thurs, Jan 28, 4:30pm-6:15pm, Palette

Week 5: Student Appreciation Day- bagels & coffee
A Pick Me Up for Midterm Success,
Wed, Feb 10th, 7:45am-9:00am

*Week 6: Career Development Luncheon
free lunch & drinks for all participants!
Tues, Feb 16, 12-pm, room 146

Week 7: Ambassador Sponsored Talent Show,
Wed, Feb 24 12:00-1:00pm, patio

*Week 8: What’s Your Color?
Learn about yourself and how to communicate with friends, classmates, teachers, family,
Tues, March 2, 12-1pm, room 146

Week 9: Honorary Leadership Breakfast,
Thurs, March 11 7:30am-9:00am, Palette (for all presidents, mentors & ambassadors as well as all students that participated in all 3 of the leadership development series events).

Winter Quarter break: Final field trip for 11 raffle prize winners from the leadership development series