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Tombola Of Dreams 2014: Just 40 Tickets Remaining!

Just letting you know that just 40 tickets remain for the Tombola Of Dreams 2014 Prize Draw - and I thought I'd refresh your memories as to all the prizes you could win...
A Cintiq 13HD! 12 month subscription to Digital Tutors! £100 poster and sticker printing from! 2 weeks work experience @ Dovetail Games! Original storyboard panel from Indiana Jones & The Last Crusade, signed by the producer! Original comic artwork, signed by Laurence Campbell! 2 signed copies of Phillip Hosking's Eclecto art book! An A2 Giclee print of your own bespoke caricature portrait by Justin Wyatt! Your very own CAA Baseroom-style Big Red Ball! Concept art books - Digital Art Masters Vol 4! A Lifecam Cinema Webcam! Free lunch for a week! Crates of Sol Beer!
So don't delay, go here to the online store and purchase your tickets today!

SIGGRAPH 2015 / Los Angeles - Apply Now For The Student Volunteer Programme

Okay - see the shout-out below from SIGGRAPH for applicants to their student volunteer programme for their August conference in Los Angeles.  Students from Computer Animation Arts have a great record in terms of being accepted for the SVP, so don't be shy!  It's a fab experience, and where possible, we do try and help successful applicants in terms of air travel etc.

Click here to visit the online application!

SIGGRAPH 2015 marks the 42nd annual international conference and exhibition on computer graphics and interactive techniques. We invite your students to come and experience astounding images, and learn how they were created. Interact with tomorrow's digital systems, and understand them. Meet the leading international innovators in computer graphics and interactive techniques, and share their knowledge.
The SIGGRAPH 2015 Student Volunteer Program is a unique opportunity fo…

Post With The Most 30/11/2014

It’s a sign I’m getting old that I feel compelled to begin this latest edition of the Computer Animation ArtsPost With The Most by articulating my amazement at the swift passing of time. Can it really be just a short matter of weeks until the end of the autumn term? It seems but a matter of moments ago that our new recruits arrived nervous and watchful, as timid as mice; to look at them now, as chatty as sparrows, close-knit and meeting new creative challenges with admirable gusto, you wouldn’t believe they’d only been with us for ten weeks.
My guess is they’re feeling the pressure, as things accelerate towards their final crit at the end of term. They’re busy working on their What If? Metropolis project brief, a creative challenge in which they were asked to work closely with another artist in envisioning a Calvino-like city. Students selected their respective collaborators randomly from the course’s infamous ‘mysterious blue box’, and so it is we’ve cities inspired by the work o…