Art of Animation and Story Telling – The Rhode Show

WPRI’s The Rhode Show had a fantastic segment about animation and gaming aired on Thursday, February 26, 2015.

“Story and Animation Masterclass” completely sold out last time so early registration is recommended. For the workshop curriculum and registration information, visit www.neit.edu/animation or contact Cheryl Booker, Training Coordinator at New England Tech, at 401-780-4345 or cbooker@neit.edu.

Animation Masterclass – Register Early

Steven H. Kitchin, Vice President for Corporate Education and Training at New England Institute of Technology (NEIT), announced that the college has once again been selected as an exclusive host site for an exceptional two-day workshop, “Story and Animation Masterclass.” This workshop is scheduled for April 10-11, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at New England Tech’s East Greenwich, Rhode Island campus located at One New England Tech Blvd. Two top professionals from Pixar Animation Studios, Matthew Luhn and Andrew Gordon, will share their creativity and expertise. 

Luhn and Gordon will enlighten participants with the tools needed to help create original stories and feature-quality animation. Individuals will also have a unique opportunity to meet and network with others in the animation industry.

Matthew Luhn began his career at Pixar Animation Studios in 1992 as an animator on the first Toy Story film. Since that time, Luhn has developed stories and characters for four Academy Award® and four Golden Globe-winning movies. His credits include all three Toy Story movies, Monsters Inc., Finding Nemo, Cars, Ratatouille, UP, Monsters University, Toy Story of Terror! and The Simpsons.  With more than 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Luhn has been inspiring and teaching directors, writers, storyboard artists, animators, and business professionals all over the world on how to create successful stories with memorable characters through these workshops.

Andrew Gordon has been animating characters professionally for more than 20 years.  He joined Pixar Animation Studios in 1997 where he has been an animator for feature films such as, A Bug’s Life, Toy Story 2 & 3, Monsters Inc., Finding Nemo, The Incredibles and Ratatouille. 

He was the supervising animator for the Academy Award® nominated short film Presto. Since 2000, Gordon has been teaching animation workshops throughout the world including the Far East, Europe, Australia, and Canada.

“Story and Animation Masterclass” will appeal to a wide audience at all levels of skill and experience including 2D/3D animators; character designers and artists; writers, script and story writers, and storytellers; filmmaker and developers of feature films, short films, on-line works and websites; developers and designers of video games, on-line games and mobile apps; authors and publishers; storyboard artists, cartoonists, illustrators and graphic designers; software developers especially for 2D/3D animation, modeling, composing, motion,  VFX, simulation and rendering; students and educators; and animation/story enthusiasts.

Kitchin stated, “In 2012, Matthew and Andrew presented a workshop at New England Tech and captivated the participants with their knowledge and creativity.  We are thrilled to have them back for an encore as part of our 75th Anniversary series of workshops and events. This truly is a rare and exciting opportunity to learn from the industry’s top talent.”

“Story and Animation Masterclass” completely sold out last time so early registration is recommended. For the workshop curriculum and registration information, visit www.neit.edu/animation or contact Cheryl Booker, Training Coordinator at New England Tech, at 401-780-4345 or cbooker@neit.edu.

Pixar Animation Studio Pros at NEIT

Animation movie experts from Pixar visit Rhode Island design school New England Tech

Everyone at New England Tech is very excited about a unique Pixar workshop being held this Friday and Saturday, October 12th and 13th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at our new East Greenwich, Rhode Island campus. In fact, we are the only southeastern New England location to host “Masterclass in Animation and Story Development”. This workshop has toured internationally with New England Tech being one of only six North American stops including Chicago, Seattle, Miami, Toronto, and Vancouver.

Andrew Gordon and Matthew Luhn who are industry leaders in animation and storyboarding will present the tools you will need to create original stories and feature-quality animation. These professionals have worked on popular Pixar films such as A Bug’s Life, Toy Story 2 & 3, Monsters Inc., Finding Nemo, Cars, The Incredibles, and Ratatouille.

This masterclass will appeal to individuals at all levels of skill and experience. We are looking for students, teachers, trainers, enthusiasts, and hobbyists of animation and story development. Are you are interested in 2D/3D animation, character design, script and story writing, filmmaking, website design, publishing, rendering, storyboarding, cartoon creation, illustrating, graphic design, or developing software, video games, online games and mobile apps? If so, then join us for this outstanding workshop.

There are just a few seats left so don’t delay! This workshop completely sold out at each location last year so register now at a discounted fee of $295.

For a complete class curriculum and registration information, visit http://cti.neit.edu or call 401-780-4345. This is one event you won’t want to miss!

 

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