DreamWorks Presentation! April 10, 2009Posted by sfdm in : 1 , comments closed
DreamWorks will have a presentation and q & a session, on April 21st at 8 pm in the Arnold Hall auditorium.
DreamWorks Portfolios Due April 10, 2009Posted by sfdm in : 1 , comments closed
DreamWorks are looking for your work.
Submit you portfolio by April 17th at 3 p.m. on the fourth floor of Montgomery, behind the greeters desk.
DreamWorks are seeking seniors and graduating grad candidates for the following positions; lighting, texturing, 3D Character Animation, rigging (they have actually just opened 2 spots in their Char TD Challenge). They will also look at exceptional juniors. For this visit DW will not be seeking submissions from modelers or 2D animators.
LAIKA Portfolio Submission Due This Friday! April 7, 2009Posted by sfdm in : 1 , comments closed
LAIKA Portfolio Submissions are Due this Friday, April 10, 2009
You must turn them in by 3 p.m.
Drop Them off Behind The Greeters Desk on the Fourth Floor of Montgomery.
They are looking for: 2D, 3D, Stop Motion Animation, Modeling, Rigging, and TD.
They will also give a presentation, April 14, 2009
At 8 p.m. at the Trustees Theater!
LAIKA’s latest film is “Coraline”
Into The Pixel Game Art Competition! April 7, 2009Posted by sfdm in : 1 , comments closed
Calling All Gamers and Game Artists!
The 2009 Into the Pixel Art Exhibition (ITP) will be an exploration and celebration of the art of the video game, curated by interactive industry veterans and experts from the art establishment.
The Into the Pixel exhibit features sixteen works of video game art, selected by a panel of jurors from a field of submissions gleaned from artists around the world. The exhibition offers an opportunity for published video and computer game artists to be reviewed and recognized by the public and by their peers in both the fine art and video game worlds.
Submit your work at www.intothepixel.com
Deadline: April 10, 2009
Important Submission Guideline: All art submitted must be from published or soon-to-be-published video and/or computer games and must include confirmation of ship dates. This is only open to work that will be published this year.
INSPIRE 2009 ENTRY GUIDELINES! January 21, 2009Posted by sfdm in : Announcerments, Competitions , comments closed
INSPIRE 2009 “A Perfect Storm” Student Showcase Guidelines
ATTENTION: Sorry about the confusion, but you can submit anything you have that was created since the last INSPIRE 08′. You do NOT need to create anything new. Please submit all work you think would apply. Looking for all media .
1. Work must be submitted in the highest quality along with a lower resolution file for judging.
2. All files must include a slate with artists name and total running time.
3. The categories for submission are listed below.
4. Deadline for submission is Feb. the 13th (Friday)
5. Submit work in a dropbox, located on the fourth floor of Montgomery, behind the greeters desk. Label work with name, contact information, and category.
Show Open/Film Title
Best of Show
Maya Modeling Challenge! January 21, 2009Posted by sfdm in : Announcerments, Competitions , comments closed
We are challenging you to create a unique virtual model using Maya. It could be person, place or thing, so put your imagination to work! (Need inspiration? Check out some of Michael Ingrassia’s work)
Winners will be selected from two categories: amateur and professional. Finalists in each category will be chosen by YOU through a voting system. And don’t be sloppy! Judge Michael Ingrassia will be inspecting the finalists’ working files to make sure the job was done right.
Winners will receive a cash prize and their artwork featured in Computer Graphics World Magazine! (More info on the prizes coming soon)
The deadline to enter is March 31, 2009.
Are you up for the challenge?
Visit www.focalpress.com/mayamodelingcontest.aspx for more information on how to enter. Good luck!
Have you seen our latest catalog?
Complete with linkable features,new releases, and many of our backlist favorites- now updated for fall/winter 08!
Attention Call For Entries! Deadlines Fast Approaching! December 11, 2008Posted by sfdm in : Announcerments, Competitions, Festivals , comments closed
Tiburon International Film Festival Location: Tiburo, San Francisco Dates: March 19-27, 2009
Deadline for Entries: Dec. 15, 2008 Fee: $35.00
Submit through withoutabox.com or online on their website. http://www.tiburonfilmfestival.com/submitFilm.php
About The Festival: The Tiburon International Film Festival (TIFF) is an annual event showcasing the independent feature and short films from around the world, and a platform for the independent filmmakers from any nation. The festival is competitive. The “Golden Reel Awards” will be awarded to various categories. The festival is located in the beautiful town of Tiburon, just north of San Francisco.
Inside Out Toronto Lesbian and Gay Film Festival Location: Toronto, Canada Dates: May 14-24, 2009
Deadline for Entries: Early Deadline: Dec. 15 (No Submission Fee) Late Deadline: January 30, 2009 ( $25 Submission Fee)
To apply, go to their web page and download entry form. http://www.insideout.on.ca/festival/submission.htm
About The Festival:Inside Out, presenter of the Toronto Lesbian and Gay Film and Video Festival, invites you to join us for the 19th annual celebration of Canada’s pre-eminent exhibition of queer film and video from around the world. Inside Out hosts one of the largest queer film festivals internationally, highlighting the diversity of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual and transgendered film and video in documentary, shorts, features and installations.
Berkshire International Film Festival Location: Gt. Barrington, MA Dates: May 14-17, 2009
Deadline for Entries: Student Short Films Earlybird Deadline: Dec. 15, 2008 $15 Regular Deadline: Jan. 15, 2009 $15 Late Deadline: Feb. 15, 2009 $15 WAB Extended Deadline: Mar. 1, 2009
Can submit through withoutabox.com and on their website, by downloading the application.
About The Festival: The Berkshire International Film Festival aims to create a world-class festival as an integral part of the cultural fabric of the Berkshires. BIFF will showcase not only the latest in independent feature, documentary, short, and family films but also lively panel discussions and special events focusing on filmmakers and talented artists from both sides of the camera.
Mission: The Berkshire International Film Festival (BIFF) is for filmmakers and film lovers alike to be entertained, educated and inspired. BIFF seeks to celebrate independent film and to recognize and pay tribute to accomplished artists on both sides of the camera in the international, national and regional film community. BIFF aims to provide filmmakers, producers, directors, writers and actors an environment to collaborate, present their work, and interact with each other and with film audiences. Specific priorities of the Festival are to showcase the most challenging and topically relevant documentaries each year, and provide a platform for Berkshire filmmakers.
Crossroads Film Festival Location: Jackson, MS Dates: April 2-5, 2009
Deadline For Entries: Dec. 20, 2009 Fee: $10 Student or Youth (Please include copy of student I.D.)
You can apply on withoutabox.com or on the website and download the form. http://www.crossroadsfilmfest.com/
About The Area: If you think you know Mississippi … think again! Jackson, Mississippi is the cultural crossroads of the south (hence the name) and is the place where all the good stuff comes together. This is where the music of delta bluesman Robert Johnson and literary innovation runs straight into the home of the international ballet competition to make a vibrant, one-of-a-kind culture full of down-home style and cinematic grace.
About The Festival: The Crossroads Film Society is proud to present the 10th Annual Crossroads Film Festival. Filmmakers from Mississippi and around the world present and compete in the categories of Feature Film, Short, Documentary, Experimental, Foreign, Student, Music Video and Animation. We offer engaging audiences for every film, daily pre- and post-screening parties, a variety of nationally recognized filmmaker workshops and panels, an awards party and more. Each afternoon kicks off with a Meet & Greet Reception for filmmakers, providing multiple opportunities to visit with filmmakers. Each evening ends with music by regional and national recording artists. Screenings begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Regal Parkway Place Theater (Lakeland Dr. @ Airport Rd.) and run through Sunday evening.
New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival Location: New Orleans, LA Dates: March 26- April 5, 2009
Deadline for Entries: Postmarked by Wednesday, December 31st Fee: $20 for films under 40 minutes, $25 for films over 40 minutes.
To apply, go online to the webpage and download form. http://www.nolahumanrights.org/
About The Festival: The New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival is now accepting submissions for our 2009 festival. Films can be from anywhere in the world, fiction or documentary, short or feature, animated or live action; but must deal with issues related to human rights and/or social justice. Films accepted into the festival will be notified by February of 2009.
Mission Statement: We are a festival with a mission. A wide and diverse range of New Orleans community activists founded our festival, and we are dedicated to nurturing our city’s human rights community, supporting the work of local organizers and organizations involved in these struggles, and linking local issues to international issues. Our goal is to raise awareness of these issues and provide a forum for artistic expression of these themes.
Check Out MTV’s new reality show The Engine Room! September 19, 2008Posted by sfdm in : Announcerments , comments closed
The first episode of MTV’s reality show The Engine Room is airing today and on subsequent Mondays. As many of you may know, recent Animation MA alumni Rey Ortiz is representing SCAD and Latin America. You can follow Rey’s progress towards the $400,000 first prize at http://www.mtvengineroom.com/
Animation Alumni Rob Miller Will Come Speak at The Student Center September 19, 2008Posted by sfdm in : Announcerments , comments closed
Come out to the Student Center Sept. 22 from 8-9pm to see a SCAD Alumni animator who has made it in the animation industry. He is currently a Lead Animator for Neversoft Entertainment and has worked on numerous amount of games, such as Guitar Hero III and IV as well as some Tony Hawk games. He will have an informal O&A, talk about his experiences and how to get the most out of SCAD as well as how to prepare yourself.
Win an All Expenses Paid trip to New York City to see YOUR animation in Times Square!
MyToons.com is teaming with Adobe to bring you Get With the Times! – our latest global contest that takes your HD animation to the center of the Big Apple! Submit your best work, and you could win a trip for two to NYC to see your creation grace Clear Channel’s state-of-the-art video billboard in Times Square – and as a bonus, take home every creator’s dream toolkit: Adobe’s Creative Suite 3: Master Collection!
One winner will be chosen every week by a combination of community voting and MyToons judging to receive an iPod loaded with awesome animations. All 13 weekly winners will be automatically entered into the finalist category and be in the running for the Grand Prize – an exciting weekend for two in New York City! So don’t waste any time…you could be the next big thing in the Big Apple!
Here’s the lo’ down:
- Upload your HD animations! Create something new or enter what you already have – just make sure it’s that magical resolution: 1280 x 720.
- The MyToons community will vote on their favorite entries
- One (1) winner every week will be chosen based on a combination of community votes and MyToons judging. The winner(s) will be featured in the Animation Snack, receive an 8gb iPod Nano loaded with awesome animations, and a shot at big time exposure in NYC’s Times Square!
- At the close of the contest, one (1) lucky winner will be chosen by MyToons to receive a trip for two to New York City for extreme exposure in Time Square, along with a copy of Adobe’s Creative Suite 3: Master Collection
- In addition to mega MyToons exposure and an iPod – Two (2) runners up will also receive a copy of Adobe’s Creative Suite 3: Master Collection
- Log onto MyToons.com
- If you haven’t signed up, you’ll be asked to do so. Please be sure to use your correct, valid email address.
- Click the “Enter New Animation” button or “Enter Existing Animation” for animations you’ve already uploaded to MyToons.
- Follow the quick and easy steps to upload your animation into the contest.
- Make sure that your contest animation meets the HD requirements and that you check YES in the High Definition Option box on the upload page.
- Once entered, your animation will appear in the contest entries section.
- REMEMBER – there’s no limit to how many animations you can upload – so show us all ya got!