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White Mark Helps Maris Move Elephant Studios at LSBU To A Temporary New Home

Acoustic design consultancy White Mark has been working closely with Maris Interiors to help move some of the technical facilities at London Southbank University’s Elephant Studios on London Road to a temporary site on nearby Borough Road. Opened in 2016 by former Chair of the BBC Lord Michael Grade, Elephant Studios at LSBU is a multi-million pound media studio complex ...

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Rising Sun Pictures’ Thomas Maher Helps Young Artists Turn Their Passion into Careers

Having completed the school’s Graduate Certificate program himself, Maher brings a special brand of enthusiasm to the classroom. Adelaide, South Australia—Thomas Maher is the youngest member of the teaching staff at Rising Sun Pictures Education. The Adelaide native is himself an alumnus of the program, having completed the Graduate Certificate in Dynamic Effects and Lighting in 2017, delivered in conjunction ...

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Francesca Milde Used Training at RSP Education to Launch a Thriving Career as a VFX Artist

Former RSP Student Returns to RSP as a Compositor   Adelaide, South Australia—A little more than three years into her professional career, Francesca Milde has already amassed an impressive credit list as a visual effects compositor. The Adelaide native, who rejoins Rising Sun Pictures this month after a stint with Luma Pictures, Melbourne, has contributed to such films as Alien: ...

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Method’s Lewie Carson Learned How to Succeed as a VFX Artist at RSP Education

“I’m loving it!” Adelaide, South Australia–Lewie Carson is a junior compositor at Method in Melbourne, where he has worked on several studio films including Men in Black: International, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, Tomb Raider, Christopher Robin, Aquaman and A-X-L. Originally from Melbourne, Lewie completed Rising Sun Pictures’ Graduate Certificate Program in Compositing and Tracking in 2016. At RSP, ...

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Calrec Brio Delivers a Sound Education in Broadcast Audio

HEBDEN BRIDGE, UK, JUNE 24, 2019 — Across the globe, schools and colleges are looking to train the next generation of broadcast engineers, and are finding that it entails more than just concepts and theory. Successful courses provide a well-rounded broadcast education that prepares students with technical training and hands-on skillsets to help them confidently enter the workforce. Calrec Audio ...

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Roto Artist Chris La Jump Starts His Career at RSP Education

Adelaide, South Australia— Adelaide native Chris La grew up enamored with movie magic. As a young man in 2016, he took a step toward turning his infatuation into a lifetime career by enrolling in Rising Sun Pictures’ Graduate Certificate Program in Compositing and Tracking. Conducted on the premises of the award-winning visual effects studio, the program required long hours and ...

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SMPTE Hollywood Section Hosts 2nd Annual Career Day

College students seeking technical careers get insights and advice from industry leaders. LOS ANGELES —  University students from across Southern California met at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center on April 27 to learn about technical careers in the media and entertainment industry at the 2nd annual Career Day, produced by the Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization that is ...

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Entertainment Industry Trade Groups Launch Non-Profit Mentoring Program

EIPMA will provide career assistance to students, veterans and others seeking craft and technical careers in movies, television, music, and other entertainment arenas.  LOS ANGELES—A coalition of leading trade and professional groups have formed a non-profit organization to provide mentoring services to young people seeking behind-the-scenes careers in the media and entertainment industry. The Entertainment Industry Professionals Mentoring Alliance, or ...

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Monika Batchelor Uses RSP Training as a Springboard to a Career in Hollywood

Adelaide, South Australia— Rising Sun Pictures Education measures its success one student at a time. It takes great pride in the number of students who’ve come through its program and gone onto successful careers in the visual effects industry. RSP graduates are today doing incredible work on movies, television shows, commercials and games at studios across Australia and worldwide. Monika ...

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Rising Sun Pictures Expects 2019 to be a Big Year for VFX Education

School builds on its success in training and placing aspiring visual effects artists with expanded curriculum and growing enrollment. Adelaide, South Australia—As 2018 comes to a close, Rising Sun Pictures Education can look back on a year that saw its program grow, its partnership with the University of South Australia deepen and a record number of its graduates find meaningful ...

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Rising Sun Pictures Education: Joannah Anderson Interview

Learning how to be a professional. Adelaide, South Australia— Rising Sun Pictures Education has served as the stepping stone that many young artists have used to make the leap from the classroom to industry. Joannah Anderson is one. Having successfully completed the RSP / UniSA 12-week Graduate Certificate Program in Dynamic Effects and Lighting earlier this year, Joannah has just ...

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American Society of Cinematographers Breaks Ground on ARRI Educational Center

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) broke ground today on the construction of the new ASC ARRI Educational Center. The contemporary building, located behind the historic ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood, will serve as a hub for the organization’s ongoing efforts to educate the next generation of filmmakers on the art and craft of cinematography. The structure also will be home ...

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Rising Sun Pictures Education: Russel Balugo Interview

RSP Visual Effects Students Enjoy the Best of Both Worlds Adelaide, South Australia— Russel Balugo successfully completed The RSP / UniSA Graduate Certificate program in Dynamic Effects and Lighting earlier this year. A short time later, he accepted a position as a 3D generalist at Rotor Studios, a live action and production studio in Sydney that has produced award-winning work ...

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Pace Pictures Hosts Global Cinematography Institute

International cinematography students gain an introduction to the collaborative process of color grading in the facility’s 4K DI theater. HOLLYWOOD— Pace Pictures recently hosted international filmmakers from the Global Cinematography Institute for an intensive, hands-on workshop on color grading. Participants included students from China, Israel, Argentina and elsewhere enrolled in a course entitled Advanced Post-Production (DI) for Cinematographers. The students ...

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SMPTE Hollywood Section Hosts Career Day

STEM students learn about technical careers in the entertainment industry at day-long event.  LOS ANGELES —  The Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology, recently hosted students from colleges and universities across Southern California for Career Day, a day-long event focused on technology-oriented employment opportunities in the media and ...

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Rising Sun Pictures Christina Rzewucki Interview

RSP Visual Effects Students Enjoy the Best of Both Worlds Adelaide, South Australia— Christina Rzewucki is a Texture and Look Development Artist at Rising Sun Pictures. A 2016 graduate of the Academy of Interactive Entertainment in Adelaide, she began her career with the game company Monkeystack. Since joining RSP in 2017, she has applied her diverse technical and creative skills ...

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