Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Holiday & Networking Events

Hi everyone,

OC Teachers Day Recap - Making a difference

Today a few of us from Rhythm & Hues headed down to Orange County for their Digital Media Training day for High School Teachers. Basically we talked to the teachers about what they should be teaching their kids to prepare for a career in Animation & VFX. Myself(Krystal Cooper), Anthony Harris (Colorist) and Travis Nelson (2D/Roto) were a part of the media panel. We were offered the opportunity to also review and approve the ROP curriculum for several Orange County High Schools. We stressed the importance of Arts & Technology education for a successful career in our industry. We are going to work on creating a similar opportunity here in Los Angeles for Inner City Schools. Please contact me if you are interested in being a part of that.

Holiday & Networking events coming up

December 17th -
Senator Curren Price Holiday Gathering

December 19th
Elite Urban Professionals & Universal Music Group

December 18-20* (thanks for sharing Barbara)
16th Annual African-American Film Marketplace

Plenty of opportunities to catch movies that are nominated for the OSCARS
* some require Guild affiliation but mainly Industry affiliation
Consider joining The Academy of Motion Pictures, Television, ASIFA, VFX or respective guild for your position such as Camera Guild, Producers Guild, Art Director, Graphic Artists,etc.


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