If you can dream it, you can do it. -Walt Disney
Quality is a great business plan. -John Lasseter
Let's make some funny pictures. -Tex Avery
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend. -Howard Zinn
When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins. -Chuck Jones
And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? -Jesus
A man should never neglect his family for business. -Walt Disney
What's most important in animation is the emotions and the ideas being portrayed. -Ralph Bakshi
Once you have heard a strange audience burst into laughter at a film you directed, you realize what the word joy is all about. -Chuck Jones
Before enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. -Buddhist Proverb
Learn about animation from the pros
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Laguna College of Art and Design is proud to announce the Eric Goldberg Animation Master Class for Summer 2012. This workshop will be held for 12 consecutive Saturdays at the Animation Department of LCAD in Laguna Beach, California from June 9th-August 25th.
Sixteen students will have the opportunity to work on all phases of a traditionally animated short film mentored by internationally-known director and animator Eric Goldberg.
The workshop is designed for advanced college level animators and recent graduates - this is not a beginning class. Acceptance into the class is by portfolio and reel review and participants should expect to devote 40-50 hours each week to the project (classroom facilities and equipment will be provided Monday-Saturday by the LCAD Animation Department.)
The deadline for application is May 1st, 2012. Tuition is US$2500 (payable upon acceptance.) To apply, please send a portfolio including a cover letter with your e-mail contact information and a $25 non-refundable application fee to:
Laguna College of Art and Design
2222 Laguna Canyon Rd.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Attn: Eric Goldberg Master Class
All portfolios must be on CD-ROM and include digital images at 1920x1080 resolution of the following:
Storyboard Samples (3 images - minimum 12 panels total)
Character Designs (3 images - minimum 4 drawings per image)
Background Layouts (3 images - 1 drawing per image)
Traditional Animation Reel (1 Minute Quicktime 640x480 resolution MPEG-4 Compression)
Portfolios not in the correct format will not be reviewed. Accepted students and wait-listed candidates will be notified by May 7th, 2012 and full payment of tuition is due by June 1st, 2012. Students who miss the payment deadline will lose their place in the class to a candidate on the wait list.
For more information about LCAD and it's four-year BFA program in Animation please see our website: http://www.lcad.edu
Help with short term summer housing may be arranged by contacting LCAD Private Housing Facilitator Lindsay Farr: email@example.com
Any further questions may be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) and The Creative Talent Network (CTN) have partnered to offer one complimentary registration in the Eric Goldberg Animation Master Class this summer.
Please see this link for further details:
Note that while the skill level of the class is designed for advanced college level animators or recent graduates, both the contest and the paid enrollment in the class are open to all artists, including international applicants. Final selection of the participants will be made by Eric's review of portfolios and reels.
Last year's Animation Master Class with Eric Goldberg at the Laguna College of Art and Design was a big hit. Here's the result of the experience. It's completed its film festival run and is available to view online.
Here's "Attack of the 50-Foot Hero"...
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