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I Hire Animators, This Is What I've Learned About Demo Reels

I Hire Animators, This Is What I've Learned About Demo Reels

CG Spectrum's Animation Department Head, Mark Pullyblank, provides some invaluable advice on what Animation Supervisors look for in a demo reel. He also gives some great tips on what to do and what NOT to do. 

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Arconyx Founder and Director Kenny Roy On Games as Therapy

Whether it's beautiful art styles, endearing characters, enthralling story lines, exhilarating game play or a mixture of all of these factors, video games can whisk us away to different worlds and put us in situations we would never usually find ourselves.

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CG Spectrum Announce $500,000 in Scholarships

Melbourne-based CG Spectrum College today announced half a million dollars worth of scholarships in film and game subjects for their 2016-2017 scholarship season. The places will be linked to paid industry internships in award-winning local studios.

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Download Our Free Bad Bob Character Animation Rig

Introducing our latest free animation rig, Bad Bob the gun-toting rabbit. 

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Do You Need to Know How to Draw to be a 3D Animator or VFX Artist?

“Some people can create fantastic images, but can’t draw anything.” – Greg Hird-Rutter, Senior FX Artist at Bioware, formerly at Ubisoft

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The Making of the Tiger Animation Rig

Three weeks ago we launched our free Maya Tiger Animation Rig, a quadruped rig aimed at helping animators take their skills to the next level. 

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Free Tiger Animation Rig

Are you ready to take your animation skills to the next level? Want to create the most ferocious four-legged beast you can possibly imagine?

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Salary Ranges and Basic Information for 3D Animators

Thinking of trying your hand at Animation? Check out this video on the creation of Mimics from the movie Edge of Tomorrow posted by ImageworksVFX.

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Animation Tutorial: Free Mark V Rig - Basic Controls

Our second free Maya HIK character rig is now available for the public to download.

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How to Stay Motivated as an Animator

CG Spectrum Mentor of Animation Mark Pullyblank talks about what it takes to stay motivated in the challenging yet rewarding craft of animation.

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