VARIETY reported the following news today:
Visual effects studio Digital Domain is expanding, opening a branch in Vancouver, B.C. Hiring begins immediately at DD's Vancouver branch, with 50-60 artists coming onboard and more than 100 by year's end...
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Rob has over 18 years of experience in the gaming industry, starting his career with 6 years at Radical Entertainment working on platforms for the Nintendo NES. From there he became the Co-Founder of Black Box Games and served there for over 3 years hiring & training their artists. When Electronic Arts bought the company, he contined there as Art Director on NFS Most Wanted and directing the character department on Skate. Since 2007, he has been the Co-Founder and Art Director at United Front Games, where he directed Modnation Racers for Sony.
Congratulations to Game Art graduate Andrew Bain and Visual FX graduate Belinda Fung, who recently got hired at ANTHEM Visual Effects studio in Vancouver!
The annual ACM SIGGRAPH Conference for computer graphics, art & technology is coming to Vancouver from August 14-20, 2011, which is the first time the conference has ever been held outside the United States.
VanArts is pleased to announce the addition of Larry Bafia to our management team at VanArts as Vice-President of Faculty & Business Development. With Larry's tremendous background in the animation and entertainment arts business over the past 30+ years, we know that he will bring great added value to our school and the programs we offer.
Welcome aboard Larry!
Rohan Oka (India)
Only Indian Showcase:
Sudarsan Varma (India)
Only Indian Showcase:
Check out these interviews from three of our Game Art graduates at GameArtisans.org's Unearthly Challenge!
Maya & ZBrush Instructor
Bob holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Animation from the Emily Carr University of Art & Design, and a Diploma in Digital Animation. Since 1999, he has worked as a Cinematic Director, Lead Character Modeler, Technical Artist and Animator, and a Maya and Zbrush instructor for the Art Institute of Vancouver, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Radical Entertainment and Vancouver Institute of Media Arts.