Educating the Digital Artist for the Entertainment Industry: The Collision of Academia and Business

The explosive growth of digital technology applied to special visual effects and animation has created a desperate need for digital artists to work in film and television. Deeper issues may reflect the different goals of academia and business. This panel addressed these issues, so that each side can better understand the other.

Charles S. Swartz
UCLA Extension

Ed Catmull

Robin King
Sheridan College

Carl Rosendahl
Pacific Data Images

Jane Veeder
San Fransisco State University

Richard Weinberg
University of Southern California