Carolina Magazine cover featuring DPA alum, Chris Doehling's illustration, has won an American Advertising Award (ADDY). [more]
DPA kicks off another session of SkillzXchange Workshops. [flyer]
DNeg's Talent Acquisition Manager, Sinead Butler, and Assistant Technical Director and DPA alumna, Gina Nearing, visited DPA and gave a talk including their current shows, breakdowns, and info on their work on Pacific Rim.
Marc Bryant specializes in fire, smoke and destruction — as far as animation goes, at least. Bryant, who earned both an undergraduate and graduate degree at Clemson, is living the dream at Disney Animation. [more]
DPA held a portfolio/open house in December which included student work displays, portfolio reviews, open discussions on academics and finances, and a reception. Photos from the portfolio day can be viewed here
Paper titled "MechVR: A physics-based proxy for locomotion and interaction in a virtual environment" won Best Presentation Award at ACM's Motion in Games
conference in Barcelona, Spain.
Long time DPA collaborator, DreamWorks, once again visited DPA. DreamWorks Talent Development Program Manager, Grazia Como, gave a company overview, and DPA MFA alumnus Wil Whaley gave a talk titled Technical Direction.
Sculpting the future of 3d printing by DPA professor of practice, Insun Kwon. Read more
Digital Production Arts releases two new short films, Swept Up and Disposable, as part of the DreamWorks Animation Summer 2017 program where 12 DPA students participated in a ten-week intensive production event under the mentorship of top supervisors from DreamWorks. Watch the videos here
Once again, DPA had a strong presence at this year's SIGGRAPH Conference in Los Angeles, CA. Students visited DreamWorks where they introduced the two new shorts they worked on during this summer under DreamWorks mentorship. Dr. Ioannis Karamouzas presented a technical paper titled &Implicit Integration for Robust Collision-Free Crowd Simulation&. Checkout our Facebook photo album
Digital Production Arts program is excited to kick off its new Master of Science degree starting fall 2017 semester. More information on the MS in DPA can be found at www.clemson.edu/dpa/msindpa
DPA is once again excited to host the DreamWorks Summer 2017 program, a ten-week intensive production event, in which students will work under the mentorship of top supervisors from DWA and produce two shorts to be released end of the summer.
David Eberle, Senior Simulation Software Engineer at Pixar Animation Studios visited DPA and gave a presentation on "Simulation at Pixar: Wrangling Newton's Second Law"
. The event took place the the Watt Family Innovation Center Auditorium. [flyer]
Jeff Gipson, Lighting Artist & Jorge Ruiz, Animator of Walt Disney Animation Studios visited DPA and gave a presentation on "Information on Upcoming Projects, The Filmmaking Process, and Student Programs"
DPA MFA professor, Dr. Sophie Joerg, receives CAREER award from the National Science Foundation on finger animation research, a new project that could lead to more realistic hand movements for animated movies, video games and a range of virtual reality simulations. Read more
DPA alum Marc Bryant wins the Outstanding Effects Simulations in an Animated Feature award for his work on the movie, Moana, at the Visual Effects Society Awards. See all winners here
DPA MFA professor Insun Kwon has been selected as a pioneer educator for the Ultimaker 3D print. Read more