Thursday, March 31, 2011

APW students get offers of admission

This last week has been a busy one for all of the students who submitted animation portfolios in late Feb/ early March of 2011. Schools are now responding and offers of admission have been recieved by a growing number of APW students. Read these reactions from the students themselves and from the APW instructors as well.
The dramatic hand drawing is by 2011 APW student Richard Kosnar. Richard recently applied to Sheridan and received an offer of admission.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Interviews with Jim Zubkavich.

APW Director Gerard Sternik spoke with Jim Zubkavich (Coordinator of Seneca's Animation Arts Centre at York University in Toronto) about a range of animation school-related topics. In this 5 part interview, they answered questions like, "what is an animation portfolio?", ""what specific kinds of drawings does an animation school need to see from a potential student?", and "what is more important, software knowledge or drawing ability?"
Take the time to listen to all 5 parts. You won't find this kind of information anywhere else. If you have any questions about what you hear, let us know.
Parts 1 & 2
Parts 3 & 4
Part 5


2011/12 Session starts up in May!

The 2011/12 Spring/Summer Session of the Animation Portfolio Workshop begins on the weekend of Saturday, May 7th and Sun. May 8th. The team of instructors and TA'a are looking forward to the challenge of working with the new group of students.