This year's Digital Arts Conference looks particularly fun -- including a Friday evening kick-off with the Friends of Film and Video Arts' "Laugh Out Loud Friends of Film Funny Film Fest and Fundraiser" and a keynote from Imageworks' Rachel Nicoll (who's also heading up efforts to reignite New Mexico's "Rio Grande" SIGGRAPH Chapter).
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. Keynote presentation by Rachel Nicoll, Senior Technical Director, Sony Pictures Imageworks, on Dynamic Demo Reels—Secrets to Success in Visual Effects and Related Industries. 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. Breakout Session 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; Apple Authorized Training Center; Bare Bones Graphics; Cinnafilm; Digital Arts and Technology Academy (DATA), Friends of Film, Video and Arts; High Fidelity Mastering; Kidz Korner Studio: Animation - Motion Capture - VFX; Media Arts Collaborative Charter School (MACCS); New Mexico Post Alliance (NMPA); 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.
$139 adults / $99 full-time students and youth track (ages 13-17). Group discounts also available.
Tuition Remission is accepted.
You may also register at the door.
UNM Continuing Education Conference Center
1634 University Blvd NE in Albuquerque
For more information:
To register, call 505-277-0077 or go to:
Caroline Orcutt, Conference Manager, 505-277-6037, firstname.lastname@example.org
Naomi Sandweiss, Youth Track Conference Manager, 505-277-0698, email@example.com
Anne DiBello, Lead Conference Assistant, 505-277-9250, firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday Evening Kick-Off:
Friends of Film, Video and Arts hosts its 3rd Annual Film Event
Laugh Out Loud Friends of Film Funny Film Fest and Fundraiser
Friday March 5, 2010 6-9pm $10 at the door (cash/checks only please)
UNM CE Theater/Auditorium
1634 University Blvd NE in ABQ ; Free parking
16 funny short films, Gourmet-To-Go caterers, Improv and fun at the microphones, surprise guest entertainers, awards and prizes
A night of fun, merriment, supporting local filmmakers and laughing out loud...all for just $10