Join us for our fifth annual
Digital Arts Conference: Portfolios and Pipelines
Saturday, March 6, 2010, 9:00am–3:00pm
Uncover how to transform your love of digital arts into career opportunities with this exciting one-day conference exploring current topics and trends in digital arts, including visual effects, film, music production, graphic design, photography, animation, and web design.
Keynote presentation by Rachel Nicoll, Senior Technical Director, Sony Pictures Imageworks, on Dynamic Demo Reels—Secrets to Success in Visual Effects and Related Industries. Rachel Nicoll is a 15+ year VFX veteran from Sony Pictures Imageworks. She is a distinguished matchmove artist who most recently worked on Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, and has served as the lead matchmove artist on a number of Academy Award® winning films. Rachel Nicoll will show samples of what to do and what not to do to help you determine how to create a dynamic demo reel that will get the consideration you want.
Panel Discussion with six Digital Arts professionals on Getting Your Foot in the Digital Door. Discover insights into the realm of digital arts and career opportunities.
Conference topic choices include: cinematography, Apple Creative Professional certification in Final Cut Pro, music production, architectural photography, photo-editing, digital photography portfolios, web production careers, 3D modeling, animation, visual effects, principles of design, more.
Exhibitors include: AIGA New Mexico; Albuquerque Film Office; The Apple Store; Bare Bones Graphics; Cinnafilm; Friends of Film, Video and Arts; High Fidelity Mastering; Kidz Korner Studio: Animation - Motion Capture – VFX; Media Arts Collaborative Charter School (MACCS); Quote-Unquote, Inc. (Channel 26 and 27); UNM Bookstore; UNM Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media Program (IFDM). UNMCE Digital Arts Student Showcase; UNMCE Youth Programs; Youth Showcase, more
Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and raffle.
Youth Track This year’s conference includes a Youth Track for ages 13-17, allowing middle and high school students to attend the conference with supervision by our Youth Programs Coordinator.
$139 / $99 full-time students and youth track. Group discounts also available
Tuition Remission is accepted.
UNM Continuing Education Conference Center
1634 University Blvd NE in Albuquerque
For more information:
Caroline Orcutt, Conference Manager, 277-6037, firstname.lastname@example.org
Naomi Sandweiss, Youth Track Conference Manager, 277-0698, email@example.com
Anne DiBello, Lead Conference Assistant, 277-9250, firstname.lastname@example.org