Events
  • Joint Venture

    Dec 10| Exhibition
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    Joint Venture is a group exhibition of collaborative projects by artists from ECF’s Inglewood Art Center and students from Otis College's Creative Action class, Uniquely Abled, taught by Michele Jaquis and mentored by Marlena Donohue.

     

    December 8, 2016 - January 6, 2017

    Gallery Hours M - F 11am - 3:30pm

     

  • LA Portfolio Day

    Jan 15| Special Event
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    Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to host the Los Angeles Portfolio Day on January 15, 2017 from 12-4pm!

    Bring your portfolio for an informal review by representatives from art and design schools, and learn about their programs of study. Portfolio Day events are held across the country, high school students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors and college transfer students are encouraged to attend.

  • James Hannaham

    Jan 25| Lectures
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    James Hannaham is the author of the novels Delicious Foods, which won the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award, and God Says No, a Stonewall Honor Book and a Lambda Literary Award finalist.

  • Tuning the Room

    Jan 28| Exhibition
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    Anna Craycroft: Tuning the Room

    January 28 - April 16, 2017

    Ben Maltz Gallery

  • Opening Reception

    Jan 28| Special Event
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    In acoustical engineering, “tuning the room” is a technique for measuring the specific sound properties of an enclosed space and then adapting the environment to improve its acoustic reflections. New York-based artist Anna Craycroft applies this technique both literally and metaphorically to the Ben Maltz Gallery for her exhibition Tuning the Room. Craycroft’s exhibition asks that we consider how the specific characteristics of an environment shape our experience within it, and how we become attuned in return.

  • Robin Coste Lewis won the National Book Award for Voyage of the Sable Venus. Her writing has appeared in The Massachusetts Review, Callaloo, The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review, Transition: Women in Literary Arts, VIDA, Phantom Limb, and Lambda Literary Review. She has taught at Wheaton, Hunter, Hampshire, and the NYU Low-Residency MFA in Paris. Lewis is a fellow of Cave Canem and of the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities, as well as a Provost’s Fellow in Poetry and Visual Studies at USC.

  • Solmaz Sharif

    Mar 01| Lectures
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    Solmaz Sharif’s first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press and is a 2016 National Book Award finalist. Her poetry has appeared in the New Republic, Granta, Poetry, and other journals. Her first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press. A former Stegner Fellow, she is currently a lecturer at Stanford University and lives in the Bay Area.

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Digital Media Careers

By providing a fundamental understanding of digital tools and their creative applications, Digital Media prepares students to meet the demands of a diverse and expanding job market. Through lectures and hands-on sessions, leaders from the film, television, broadcast advertising, visual effects and video gaming industries guide students in their development.

Entry-Level Positions:

  Motion Graphics (Concept Artist / Storyboard Artist / Designer / Modeler / Animator)

2D Animation (Concept Artist /  Character Designer / Production Designer / Layout Artist / Background Painter / Storyboard Artist / In-Betweener / Animator)

3D Animation (Concept Artist / Character Designer / Production Designer / Storyboard Artist /  Layout Artist / Background Painter /  Pre-visualization Designer / Modeler / Rigger / Texture Artist / Animator / Lighter)

Visual Effects (Storyboard Artist / Animatic Design & Production / Rotoscope Artist / Background Artist /  Match Mover / Modeler / Animator / Effects Animator / Compositor)
   

Electronic Gaming (Concept Artist / Character Designer / Production Designer / Background Artist / Modeler / Rigger /  Texture Artist / Animator / Lighter)

Web (Designer / After Effects Animator / Flash Animator)

Film/Television Production (Production Assistant  / Concept Artist / Character Designer / Production Designer / Storyboard Artist / Pre-visualization Design & Production)

Television Commercial Production (Production Assistant / Concept Artist / Character Designer / Production Designer / Storyboard Artist / Pre-visualization Design & Production / Assistant to the Director / Modeler / Rigger / Texture Artist / Animator / Lighter)

 
Selected employers include:
 

Motion Graphics
Belief
Blind Visual Propaganda
Brand New School
Motion Theory
Exopolis
Fuel
Imaginary Forces
Logan
Schematics
Scott Miller Design
Stardust
Royale
Big Machine
Troika
Via Worldwide
Yu+Co
Psyop
The Famous Group
Three Legged Legs

2D Animation
ka-chew! (Klasky Csupo)
Hornet Animation

3D Animation
Digital Domain
Tiger Hare Productions
Rhythm & Hues Studios
Blue Sky Studios                
Sony Imageworks
Weta Digital
Pixar
Dreamworks Animation
Image Metrics

Digital Compositing/Visual Effects
New Deal Studios
Hydraulx
Mattel
Sony Imageworks
Industrial Light & Magic
Look Effects

   

Electronic Gaming
Blizzard Entertainment
Electronic Arts
Konami Entertainment
LucasArts
Neversoft
Treyarch
Activision
Knowledge Adventure
thatgamecompany

Web/Internet
City Explorer TV
Zugara

Film/Television Production
ABC Family Channel
Aspect Ratio (film trailers)
Fox Sports Net
Prologue Films (title design)
Univision
Lightstorm Entertainment
Cartoon Network
Nickelodeon
Zoic Studios
CBS Digital
Mike Young Productions

Television Commercial Production
Johnson & Murphy Advertising
Rezn8 Productions
Radium

Multimedia, etc.
Cre8ive
McCartney Multimedia
Apple Computer
Visual Effects Society