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Next Great Talent Search: An International Panel of Educators Reviews Programs and Students

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Thursday, 14 August, 8:30 - 10:15 am
Petree Hall C

The process of teaching the art and technology of animation and visual effects is an art itself. And finding the right program, whether you're pushing pixels or numbers, is almost more of a challenge than finding the job on the other side of the degree. Whether you're an instructor curious about other programs, or a student seeking the perfect mentorship, this talk presents insider information from five influential, long-standing, and very different programs.

Sande Scoredos
Sony Pictures Imageworks

Jim McCampbell
Ringling College of Art & Design

Tim McLaughlin
Texas A&M University

Thomas Haegele
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

James O'Brien
University of California, Berkeley

Pam Hogarth
Gnomon, Inc.