Pixar Masterclass Update

Posted by on May 29, 2013 in Industry Events | No Comments

Don’t miss this exciting event – tickets are almost sold out and it’s a few weeks from now.  Here’s the update from a recent mailing to our organization:

Thank you NYC! The Story, Character & Animation Masterclass is shaping up to be a great success. The majority of seats have now been taken up, and registrations continue to come in. If you plan to attend, please sign up soon to avoid disappointment.
We’re seeing a wide range of people attending; not just from studios, companies, colleges, and schools, but also numerous freelancers, individuals and educators — all making for an interesting and dynamic group. Some of the organizations represented so far include:
  • Animation Mentor
  • Baruch College
  • Click 3X
  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Frederator Studios
  • Imaginary Forces
  • Inky Dinky Animation Studios
  • Jumping Tadpole Productions
  • Kansas City Art Institute
  • Living Arts College
  • Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
  • Mobients
  • Montclair State University
  • New York Film Academy
  • New York University (NYU)
  • Nickelodeon
  • Parsons The New School For Design
  • Pratt Institute
  • Ramapo College
  • Republic
  • Savannah College of Art & Design
  • School of Visual Arts (SVA)
  • Skye Media
  • Tisch School of the Arts at NYU
  • The Princeton Review
  • Thomson Reuters
  • WGBH Boston
  • William Paterson University
  • + many more!
About the Class

VanArts presents a masterclass in Storyimage: instructor Andrew GordonDevelopment, Character Design & Animation,taught by instructors from Pixar Animation Studios.

This exceptional 3-day training event takes placeJune 14-16th, in New York City. This is a special extended session, featuring additional instructor Ricky Nierva delivering an extra full day of class on Character Design. This marks the first time a PixarAnimator, Pixar Story Artist, and Pixar Art Designer have taught a 3-day seminar together. Definitely not to be missed!

Geared toward:

  • 2D/3D character animators & designers
  • story writers, screenwriters, storytellers
  • game designers & developers
  • producers & editors of films & videos
  • VFX artists, cartoonistsstoryboarders
  • other creative & artistic professionals
  • working pros, students, enthusiasts
  • educators & teachers

Not only are these guys highly experienced, knowledgeable, and hold senior positions in industry — they’re also excellent instructors…

image: Matthew Luhn image: Ricky Nierva image: Andrew Gordon
Matthew Luhn
Story Supervisor
Pixar Animation Studios
Ricky Nierva
Lead Production Designer
Pixar Animation Studios
Andrew Gordon
Directing Animator
Pixar Animation Studios

Click here to register.