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DreamWorks Animation is looking for a technical director for character rigging.

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The Official Luxology modo 301 Guide: Shader Tree Fundamentals
In this third excerpt from The Official Luxology modo 301 Guide, author Daniel Ablan puts a twist on Shader Tree applications.
Career Coach: Holiday Prep
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Mudbox 2009 Review: More Robust and a Steadier Stroke
George Maestri gets his hands dirty testing out the first full Mudbox release from Autodesk.
Pure Terror: The Black-and-White World(s) of Fear(s) of the Dark
The producers and creators of the new French animated feature talk about the transformation of six graphic visions into one artistic frightfest.
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Learn from the master...Glenn Vilppu
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Barry Purves' exclusive stop-motion production diary!
Read Academy Award Nominated Barry Purves' "Gilbert and Sullivan - The Very Models" production diary series.

How To Succeed In Animation by Gene Deitch
AWN brings Oscar-winning animator Gene Deitch's brand new book "How To Succeed In Animation (Don't Let A Little Thing Like Failure Stop You!)" to the Web. Gene Deitch's long awaited book is a must read for animation newcomers and veterans alike. The book presents Gene's highly idiosyncratic and obstinate views as to what animation is all about. Much of the information has never before been published, with many never before seen illustrations. Part how-to manual, part history lesson, "How To Succeed In Animation (Don't Let A Little Thing Like Failure Stop You!)" gives practical guidance on all aspects of the animation process, with real-life examples culled from the countless unique experiences of Gene's legendary career.

Producing Animation
Animation World Network is proud to host the Website for "Producing Animation:" www.producinganimation.com. "Producing Animation," Catherine Winder and Zahra Dowlatabadi's new book, discusses the nuts and bolts and beyond, of the mysterious art of producing. Catherine Winder, an executive producer in television & feature animation. Zahra Dowlatabadi is an award-winning producer.

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