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Week Fifteen: Alumni Panel

Maria Sequeira, MFA 2012 Maria is an award-winning filmmaker whose work has been honored by numerous film festivals & the Student Academy Awards.  She is a Motion Graphics artist specializing in mixed-media techniques including stop-motion and live-action integration. She has … Continue reading

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Week twelve: JAN NAGEL: Entertainment Marketing Diva

Networking: The Art of Building Relationships “The more you give, the more you get.” Networking is a way of life. You do this every time you ask someone for the best restaurant, a referral to a dentist or which is … Continue reading

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Week eleven: Huckleberry Lain (aka Paul Shepherd)

This week in Seminar, we veer away from the animation industry into a discussion and presentation of experimental film works encompassing visual music, expanded cinema, and new media. Long-standing organizations such as Anthology Film Archives in New York City, the … Continue reading

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Week eight: Screen Novelties

Chris Finnegan, Mark Caballero, and Seamus Walsh comprise the animation collective known as Screen Novelties. Their whimsical approach to filmmaking combines classic cartoon dynamics with puppetry and stop-motion. Their work has earned them kudos from film legend, Ray Harryhausen. Screen … Continue reading

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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 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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