Open inspiration :::
Building a dialogue between regional content creators and those in the forefront of the international design and creative scene.
Pause Fest has released the program for this year’s event. With PAUSESTAGE – an exclusive one-day conference event aimed as professional development for the creative industries, PAUSESCREEN – 4 screenings of the best FUTURE-themed animations, ads, short films and more, PAUSEPLAYGROUND – world-class workshops held by the masters of the digital industries & PAUSEVIEW – interactive installations and projects specially brought to Melbourne’s CBD for Pause 2012.
We have a 10% discount code for STYLE FRAMES N.Y ::: SFNYVentilate … There are two days left for early bird ticket pricing for the November 5-6 festival. I like the unique approach, showcasing inspiring pitch art and the talent behind it while uncovering effective pitch strategies to help you win more work.
Slanted Magazine has just announced their call for entries for the winter issue of Slanted Magazine #20, dedicated to Slab Serif/Egyptienne typefaces and related projects.
Slanted #20 will feature the so-called Egyptienne / Slab Serif typefaces. In early 19th Century the genre of serifenbetonte Linear-Antiqua emerged, broadly known as Egyptienne, Slab Serif, Serif or Mécanes Square outside German classification. Born during the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain, it was increasingly spread on advertising posters and flyers. Back in these days it was the main purpose of the slab serifs to attract attention by their strong visual expression.
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>The Mill Leads a Global Conversation About the Future of VFX at SIGGRAPH 2012
Award-winning Studio Opens Doors to Top Industry Talent at Job Fair; Participates in the Visionary SIGGRAPH Business Symposium
The Business of the Business
In its second year, the SIGGRAPH Business Symposium provides an intimate, interactive forum for open, frank conversations among leaders and executives in the visual effects, gaming, and media arenas as they explore the present and future of the industry. Visionary leaders and experts gather in Los Angeles, 5 August 2012 at the JW Marriott LA Live Hotel Diamond Ballroom, adjacent to the LA Convention Center and SIGGRAPH 2012.
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Stash Media is pleased to present STYLE FRAMES New York, a new design conference all about The Art of the Pitch. STYLE FRAMES gathers design professionals from both the creative and client sides of the industry to:
1. Showcase inspiring pitch art and the talent behind it.
2. Uncover effective pitch strategies to help you win more work.
3. Start a solution-focused debate on the future of pitch practices and processes.
Confirmed speakers as of July 24:
JUSTIN LEIBOW Superfad LA
ORION TAIT, Creative Director/Partner at Buck
JOHNNY KELLY, Director at Nexus Productions
VINICIUS COSTA, Director at Breed
ALISTAIR THOMPSON and MARIO STIPINOVICH at Mill Design NY
DAVID SCHWARZ, JODI TERWILLIGER and ERIC KARASAYK, at HUSH
AMANDA HAVEY, VP On-air Creative at VH1
RICCARDO GIRALDI, Creative Director at B-Reel
Free Admission: Winners from all 3 TDC competitions are currently on display. The show remains up until Thursday, July 26th … The Cooper Union Gallery, 41 Cooper Square, New York, NY 10003.
Visit the exhibition in London from the 6th of July to the 5th of September.
‘The Barbican marks the 50th anniversary of the James Bond franchise, from 1962′s Dr No to this year’s Skyfall, with a unique exhibition showcasing the inside story of the design and style of the world’s most influential and iconic movie brand.’
For those in London: See No Evil Presents :::
Double G Studios | June 19th | Doors Open 7.00pm Talk Starts 7.30pm
As usual it’s FREE and there are great prizes to win courtesy of our friends at Stash Magazine! So get down to SNE where you can meet some liked minded creative people, and have some fun in the process!
Here they are! setting a new standard in title design, the OFFF Main Titles by Brosmind and Upper First Mixing cinema, illustration and 2D/3D animation with paper, adding to their highly anticipated video a double-feature comic book that was given for free, alongside plastic masks with the face of the characters, to a crowd that enjoyed all the presentation feeling that they were the real protagonists of the party. Making of video coming soon!
FAUX IMAGES VI takes place next week in Berlin, this time featuring :
DAVID LEWANDOWSKI (of TRON and WALKING TO THE STORE fame)
THORSTEN FLEISCH (SUPER 8 experimental films)
CYPHERAUDIO (SOUND DESIGN)
FAUX IMAGES is a regular meeting, which provides a platform for showing and exchanging work and networking for the Berlin animation and motion design scene.
Besides the opportunity for artists to present themselves and their work, central to “Faux Images” is the idea of community and mutual inspiration.
At each meeting, local and international filmmakers, designers and artists from related disciplines are invited to present their work through lectures and screening.
“Faux Images” is organized by Andreas Fischer & Mate Steinforth in cooperation with the Lab for Electronic Arts and Performance (LEAP) and WeAreChopChop.
“Faux Images” will take place quarterly in LEAP at Alexanderplatz in Berlin.
Admission is free.