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Letter to Mom of Aspiring Animator

[Email from Mom] Hi Angie, I found your website and am a Mom of a 12 year old daughter that is excited about Animation. What advice do you have for her? As a 7th grader, what software tools would be great for her to try? Any advice on what type of classes she should take…Traditional art classes, computer software, any advice is so much appreciated. She was able to attend an Animation Camp this last summer. She also took a…

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2D & Animation History & Animators & Book Contributors & CG & Directors & Disney & Learning & News & Oscars & Resources & The Biz & VFX

Disney Talk mp3

Per your requests, we now have the Disney Talk in an mp3 format! We hope you can distinguish who is talking andwithout the visuals and this provides a much smaller file. Disney Talk, mp3 format (50 meg)Original Video of Disney Talk (100 meg)Here is the text from the handout we gave to the attendees: Fleas on The Shoulders of GiantsThinking Animation Panel and Book SigningTuesday, September 26, 200612-1:00 pmDisney Feature Animation This panel seeks to demystify, debunk, and drive the…

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2D & Animators & Book Contributors & CG & Directors & Disney & Jamie and Angie & Learning & News & Oscars & The Biz & VFX

Disney Talk with Thinking Animation

Download quicktime of Disney Talk Above is a link to a quicktime movie of the talk we gave at Disney on September 26th, thanks to Tenny Chonin – Head of Artistic Development at Disney Features. The file was HUGE since the talk was one hour long, but we were able to compress it down to about 100 meg. If anyone has any better ways of compressing it more, please contact Angie. Jamie and I owe a great thanks to Floyd…

Thinking Animation
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Animation News – Thinking Animation Panel and Book Signing at Disney

Thinking Animation Panel and Book Signing Tuesday, September 26, 2006 12-1:00 pm Disney Feature Animation This panel seeks to demystify, debunk, and drive the dialogue about the future of 2D and CG character animation. It is motivated by the sea change that is currently affecting our industry. The introduction of the computer has changed an art form that had been, until now, a pen and paper medium for upward of 80 years. Today, traditional animators and artists are giving up…

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Animators & Learning

Learning – Creating Success for Artists and Musicians: Turning Your Mind into Gold

Creating Success for Artists and Musicians: Turning Your Mind into Gold My good friend Dave Zaboski and his partner Mike Hately are teaching their “Big Idea” class again at UCLA. I attended this class last year and brought a couple friends along, as well. You see, most every person I know in animation has some sort of creative venture they are working on that either has to do with animation or not. Some business or way to make money off…