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Educators Program Workshops


Thursday, 16 August
8:30 - 11:30 am
Room 504
Hands-On Classical Animation Workshop

The language of animation is universal. It transcends cultural barriers and bridges the great divide between art and technology. This hands-on experiential workshop in classical animation offers a solid foundation in the art of animation that can be translated into digital productions.

Clifford Cohen
AnimAction Inc.
1529 North Cahuenga Boulevard
Hollywood, California 90028 USA

Thursday, 16 August
9 - 11 am
Location: CAL
Life Drawing and 3D Figure Modeling with Maya

A participatory hands-on workshop based on human-figure-modeling sessions at the Yale University Digital Media Center for the Arts.

Greg Garvey
Yale University Digital Media
Center for the Arts
149 York Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06520 USA

Thursday, 16 August
10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Room 502B
Résumés and Demo Reels: If Yours Aren't Working, Neither Are You!

How to get a job at a visual effects, computer animation, or interactive company with an irresistible résumé, portfolio, or demo reel. Sample résumés and demo reels are presented.

Pamela Thompson
Ideas to Go, Inc.


Thursday, 16 August
2:30 - 4 pm
Location: CAL
Graphics in a Flash: An Introduction to Vector-Based Web Graphics

Hands-on experience with one of the most widely used technologies for Web graphics (Macromedia Flash) and how educators can use it to create interactive graphic content for the Web.

James L. Mohler
Purdue University
1419 Knoy Hall, Room 363
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-1419 USA

Friday, 17 August
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: CAL
Adventures in Modeling: Building Systems With StarLogo

In the Adventures in Modeling project, learners use StarLogo to design, create, and analyze their own models of complex, dynamic systems. Off-screen activities provide another way to connect abstract scientific systems to personal experience.

Vanessa Colella
Mitchel Resnick

Massacgusetts Institute of Technology

Eric Klopfer
Education Program
77 Massachusetts Avenue
MIT Building 7-337
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 USA