Posts Tagged ‘official’

ILM Official YouTube Channel

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

ILM on YouTube

So a friend and I were just talking about the guests from Industrial Light and Magic we having coming to the school on 24th of this month and we got onto the subject of visual effects. This isn’t surprising since our esteemed guests are wizards in visual effects, but i digress. Anyway, he was telling me how he is subscribed to ILM’s official behind the scenes channel on YouTube. This… REALLY surprised me since I love watching the behind the scenes features on DVD’s and whatnot. I had no idea that this page existed and it makes me super happy that I can now look behind the scenes of these amazing films. Thanks Davain!

I always encourage people to watch these kinds of things if they are interested in the film industry at all. If gives you tons of insight on how things work and it’s very inspirational. so here it is, go check it out!

http://www.youtube.com/user/ILMVisualFX

-Zombie

Worlds Apart Set to Screen at the Miami Short Film Festival

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Miami Short Film Festival

Cogswell College is pleased to announce that Worlds Apart, an animated, short film produced under the umbrella of the Project X class, is an Official Selection of the 10th Annual Miami Short Film Festival. The festival takes place from November 14 to 20, 2011.

The Miami Short Film Festival (MsFF) is celebrating 10 continuous years of bringing excellent cinema to South Florida. MsFF is ready to have the 2011 festival become one of the biggest events of the year! In keeping true to its mission and philosophy that today’s short films lead to tomorrow’s world-renowned filmmakers, the 2010 MsFF lived up to its promise to continue to support local and international filmmakers.

This year the festival received over 800 submissions from all over the world including Japan, Australia, Iran, Sweden, South Korea, Mexico, Germany and Venezuela to name a few. Just under 70 films were selected for screening.

Project X is a one-of-a-kind, project-based class at Cogswell College that is run like a professional animation production studio using teams of skilled artists and sound designers. Students worked tirelessly for three semesters to produce a studio-quality short film. During production they are supported by a massive collaborative effort from faculty, staff, visiting artists, industry professionals and alumni.

“The hours are grueling, aesthetics standards are very demanding and we treat the artists like professionals and not students,” said Michael Huber, Director of the Project X course. “This total immersion creates an environment conducive to quality, camaraderie and the highest production value. We believe it’s the best way to learn.”

LINKS:
Miami Short Film Festival http://www.miamishortfilmfestival.com/