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VLOG : Student Academy Award Winner Discusses Thesis Film

Eaza Shukla is a recent graduate of Ringling College in Sarasota, FL. She was studying Character Animation in hopes of working in feature films. For students in the CA (Character Animation) program, the final 2 years is essentially devoted to creating a thesis film. These films force the students to engage every part of the

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VLOG : Dreamworks Artist Shares Industry Insight For Illustrators

Want to work in Visual Development? Want to make art at a studio like Dreamworks? Then this discussion is for you. We’re talking to Karen Kuo who does Visual Development with the team at Dreamworks TV. She is on the program, “Kung Fu Panda : Paws Of Destiny.” She attended Art Center in Pasadena, CA

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Disney, Netflix & Amazon will be spending a total of $9.4B on original animated content by 2022.

The entertainment industry is growing and changing. Here’s a snapshot at whose spending money on original programming and its implications for animators and visual development artists looking for jobs in the industry. Summary Billions are being spent on new content for streaming, TV and theatrical release. Netflix & Amazon spending billions on new original animation.

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