Is There an Impending Apocalypse in Animation Studies?

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Over on the Society for Animation Studies blog, Lauren Carr writes about what she perceives as a crisis in animation studies stemming mainly from a desire by students to simply learn the software tools rather than the technique and theory behind animation. If that’s true, then we are heading for an impending apocalypse in the field from which it will be very difficult to recover.

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The Significance of ‘The University of DIC’

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Did you know there was a ‘University of DIC’? Neither did I, but Michael Mallory’s post at Animation Magazine details it and the many benefits it offered.

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What About Apprenticeships in Animation Instead?

Monday, July 1, 2013

Animation degrees are all the rage, but they are also quite expensive and are becoming prohibitively so. Could a return to apprenticeships be the solution?

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What About Apprenticeships in Animation Instead?

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

So there was a bit of a furrow last week as a post by Brodoof on Tumblr concerning the various “Art Institute” colleges run by the Education Management…

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