The FMX conference on digital entertainment concluded with
a preview of ‘Iron Man 3’, and covered themes from games to
animation, VFX and the state of the industry.
New training software courses planned at Digistor’s Training
Centre includes Autodesk, Avid, Apple, Adobe and the Foundry,
with a strong line up for MAXON CINEMA 4D.
Digital media integration specialist Digistor has expanded its Sydney
Training Centre, led by a new manager and running software courses
for editors and 3D and motion graphics artists.
The FMX 2013 program focuses on adaptive and flexible approaches to
animation, FX, games and transmedia projects, and includes presentations
by artists and developers.
Avid and FCP editors have new opportunities to expand their skills at
Metro Screen, and filmmakers gain some new options in production
The Australian Film Television and Radio School is opening up a wide choice
of short VFX and editing courses, including motion graphics skills in After
Effects and Cinema 4D.
Cinematographer John Bailey ASC will lead the judging panel for the
2013 Kodak student scholarship program, an annual competition
recognising talented student filmmakers.
Animation Mentor have designed a distributed production pipeline, like those
used in working studios, to support their new and existing animation and
Join a live webinar covering trends and approaches to managing the volumes
of media in modern digital content creation, using the Cantemo Portal MAM
for broadcast and post.
The ‘Expanded Cinematography’ course at the Global Cinematography
Institute will add new classes in 2013, including previs, video games,
virtual lighting, indie films and others.
Queensland’s Bond University recently purchased two Sony F65 CineAlta 4K
cameras as the digital acquisition component in its Bachelor of Film and
VanArts Institute is touring a Masterclass for animators with stops in Australia and
New Zealand, covering professional skills taught by two artists from Pixar Animation.
JMC Academy’s new 2-year Bachelor degree in 3D Animation will be taught at the
new campus in central Sydney in two streams, 3D character animation and
JMC Academy graduate Scott Petts joined his nominated team from the
HBO studios in New York to the 2012 Emmy Awards in LA.
The Australian Film, Television and Radio School has purchased two ARRI ALEXA
cameras, plus lenses and accessories for its cinematography training and courses.
MAXON and 3D animation expert Dr Sassi have released a 3D filmmaking
tutorial series for Cineversity online, fully documenting the creation of his
short film ‘JET’.
The Gnomon School of Visual Effects launches 55 online VFX and animation
courses, held in a in a virtual interactive classroom with direct access to
working artists and peers.