Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Saturday Digital Painting Workshop

This Saturday, May 1st. 8:30am - 12:30pm in room 275
Improving your digital painting hosted by Dzu Nguyen 

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Friday, April 23, 2010

Rhythm & Hues Summer Apprenticeships Available

those of you near graduation should strongly consider these. We have two grads working there right now. Maybe you could be next!

Rhythm & Hues Studios is announcing Apprenticeship Programs as follows:

Animation Apprentice Program:
Deadline for submission - postmarked by May 21, 2010
June 14, 2010 to July 9, 2010
In addition to this Apprentice Program, there may be a second Animation Apprentice Program - TBD

Lighting Apprentice Program:
Deadline for submission - postmarked by June 14th, 2010
July 12, 2010 to July 30, 2010

Compositing Apprentice Program:
Deadline for submission - postmarked by June 30 , 2010
August 2 , 2010 to August 20, 2010
see website for detailed information and application

The R&H Apprentice Programs are designed to give participants the opportunity to gain valuable experience and a chance to work with a talented group of dedicated professionals in a collaborative, energetic environment. This program is designed to identify candidates who may be suitable for entry-level positions in our studio. Ideal participants will be recently graduated artists and technical people with superior skills and potential.

While some participants may be extended as long-term freelance artists after evaluation, employment is not guaranteed.

The current Apprentice Programs will be three to four weeks in duration training and simulated production, and will end with an evaluation. Participants will work with our best artists and supervisors to learn how we create images through a combination of formal classroom instruction and informal collaboration.

Submission requirements for all programs are as follows

• Cover letter and resume
• Resume including 3D software experience & indication of level of Unix experience
• Demo reel (DVD or Websites only)* - Demonstration of attention to visual details
• Shot breakdown sheet
• Completed Apprentice Program Application Form.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Workshops: spring 2010

please attend these free workshops which are hosted by our generous instructors, to give you more value to your classes and your educational experience here. No RSVP is required, just be certain to show up before the workshop starts. Enjoy! If there are other topics for which you would like to suggest future workshops, please tell me! --Jason
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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Silkscreening Event!

On Friday of week 5 (May 7th) from 12-1pm  we are going to do some silkscreening! We will have a table set up on the grassy knoll at the back of the parking with all silkscreening supplies. You bring a t-shirt or other garment and we will help you adorn your gear with the "SCREAMING TIKI, MAAAICASD!"

We will have chips and sodas.  Come on out on the grass and join us!


Monday, April 12, 2010

MAA Quarterly Social, Guest speaker & Pizza

Friday April 30th 12-1pm
rooms 310-311 (south building)
Alumnus Enrique Torres (Dec 2005) will talk about his career in VFX, living & working in the LA area, and finding work as a contract/freelance artist.

Enrique was a talented student and now he is a talented professional. He is an easygoing guy and wants to give you students the word, straight from the mean streets of Culver City. (they're not that mean)

Check out his website
Check out his IMDB film & movie credits

Join us! See you there!