Monthly Archives: February 2014

Week seven: Bob Kurtz

Bob Kurtz, Peabody Award winning animation director, writer, designer and founder of Kurtz & Friends Animation has created/produced animated theatrical titles for most major studios including the Walt Disney Company, Universal Studios, MGM, Sony Entertainment, Columbia Tri-Star Picture Group and … Continue reading

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Week six: “The Croods” Chris Sanders and Kirk DeMicco

DreamWorks’ The Croods Directors/writers Kirk DeMicco (USC alum) and Chris Sanders will visit us to describe the story and visual development of the Oscar-nominated animated film. The USC Trojan marching band will also be on hand to perform their song “Tusk” … Continue reading

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Week five: 7StarSun

This week 7StarSun returns to hear and review our pitches for the Wonderland Unbound project. Please place your concepts into the Ctan 522 class folder located on fileshare before class. The gallery below features a selection from 7StarSun’s project ‘Tesseract’ … Continue reading

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Week four: James Atkinson

In a career spanning 17 years, James Atkinson has created visual effects for over 30 feature films, including The Sum of All Fears, Superman Returns, The Curious Case of Benjamin Buttons, Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen, and Black Sky.James … Continue reading

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