SIGGRAPH 96
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24. How to Survive as a Computer Graphics Entrepreneur

Half Day / Beginning


Helpful approaches to finding the answer to a basic question: "Can I survive as a computer graphics entrepreneur?" Course presenters provide practical knowledge and experience, business advice, and an audience-participation session.

Who Should Attend
Individuals in the computer graphics field who intend to start or wish to investigate the possibility of launching their own computer-graphics-oriented business.

Organizer
Mark Leon
Forward Edge Technologies

Lecturers
David Hamby
Lightspan Partnership

Nancy Collier
Barking Dog Software


Schedule

1:30 pm: General principles of computer graphics entrepreneurship - Leon

Advice that will help you survive, and pitfalls that will kill you.


Case Study Examples, or "How I make a living doing this particular thing":

2:20 pm: Freelance Animator - Hamby

(generally addressing those entrepreneurial computer art majors)

3:00 pm: Break

3:15 pm: Computer Graphics Software Developer - Collier

(generally addressing those entrepreneurial computer science majors)


4:05 pm: Open Discussion, Questions and Answers by the Panel of Entrpreneurs


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