Posts tagged with ‘CSUF’

  • Butt What Is #Art? A Sanjay and Craig Fine Art #Retrospective

    By David Derks on April 10, 2014
    Nickelodeon and California State University, Fullerton’s Art Department present “Butt What Is Art? A Sanjay and Craig Fine Art Retrospective,” a rich, comprehensive collection of production art that offers a behind-the-scenes look at the world of television animation. Curated by renowned art historians Sanjay and Craig, the exhibit is the first to focus exclusively on art created for, and inspired […]
  • #Ryman Arts at CSUF

    By David Derks on February 28, 2014
    Date: Saturday, March 1 Time: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm Location: Mihaylo Hall, California State University, Fullerton Explore the many career options and opportunities for a career in the arts! All Ryman Arts students, who attend classes at our CSUF site, will attend this Career Day. We invite and encourage students from our Otis College site to attend too, as […]
  • #Art Students Finalists in Nickelodeon/CSUF Competition

    By David Derks on February 11, 2014
    The kid-appealing story ideas for animation shorts created by three art students have caught the eye of Nickelodeon story executives. The students pitched their ideas in the first-ever Nickelodeon/CSUF Shorts Program competition. Of 36 animation and illustration students who participated, three finalists were chosen. For more on the story click here.
  • Animator Was #Frozen in Drive to Succeed

    By David Derks on January 16, 2014
    There’s no shortage of talent coming out of Cal State Fullerton. On December 9, 2013, art students anxiously doodled in their sketchbooks waiting to hear from someone who once sat in their desks: the lead animator for Disney’s hit movie “Frozen.” Wayne Unten then arrived. He reinforced for approximately 50 students the value of his animation studies at CSUF and […]
  • The Cinematography of The #Incredibles Part 1

    By David Derks on January 14, 2014
    Listed below is a link to Part 1 of 3 on a case study of the shot compositions from Pixar’s film The Incredibles. Ron Doucet will discuss how the relationships of all the visual elements on screen were meticulously crafted to form a point focus in every shot. It is through the arrangement and control of all the elements on […]
  • A #Dream Review: #DreamCrits at #DreamWorks Animation

    By David Derks on December 30, 2013
    DreamWorks Animation has once again partnered with SJSU Animation/Illustration to launch a new educational initiative. Through “DreamCrits,” professionals critique student work. “Professional intervention is crucial for student success,” said Professor Courtney Granner, who coordinates the initiative. “We are very grateful to Marilyn Friedman, DreamWorks head of outreach, as well as Outreach Supervisor Tiffany Feeney for making this unique program a […]
  • A Holiday Greeting from #Krampus

    By David Derks on December 24, 2013
    Unleash Krampus on your naughty friends with a sneak peek at an upcoming Christmas special from Screen Novelties! Share to remind folks to “Be cool this Christmas…or else!” Did you know: Krampus is a creature from the folklore of Alpine countries thought to punish children during the Yule season who had misbehaved, in contrast with Saint Nicholas, who rewards well-behaved […]
  • #Nickelodeon #Animation Artist Hosts First Master Class Lecture

    By David Derks on December 23, 2013
    Starry eyed aspiring student artists recently crowded the visual arts studio room to see Butch Hartman, the creator of The Fairly OddParents, who hosted the first installment of the on-campus Nickelodeon Master Class. Butch Hartman, or “The Butch Hartman” as one admiring student clarified, has been involved in every aspect of the animation industry from sketching and writing to producing.  […]
  • #Flightless: A film by Raymond Fero

    By David Derks on December 18, 2013
    Throughout the year, the Animation Educators Forum will post completed short animated subjects created and produced by animation students. Flightless, an animated film by Raymond Fero, follows the lively tale of a young penguin who reaches for the sky and falls, only to discover his true potential. Winner of the 2007 California State University Media Arts Festival Rosebud Awards for […]
  • #Art Professor Has Had Monstrous #Success

    By David Derks on December 16, 2013
    During the school year, Professor Wendy Grieb teaches to her students how to make art fit for films and television. Many of Grieb’s own illustrations have been viewed by audiences all over the globe. The California State University in Fullerton professor has worked on many film and television shows including Hercules, Tarzan, Lilo and Stitch, Pepper Ann, Dave the Barbarian, […]