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15 October 2008
2D Animators required for UK project

Dear Sir or Madam,

I am writing on behalf of Express Publishing, one of the world’s leading English Language Teaching (ELT) publishers with sales in six continents.

We are dedicated to producing quality ELT material that caters for learners at a full range of ages and levels in UK as well as US English. Among other publications, we also provide fully animated DVDs as a component of our book-series.

We are currently searching for 2D animators for our primary-level ELT story books. If you are interested in a potential collaboration with us, please send us samples of your work and an animation quote per minute.

We will be more than happy to provide you with samples of our DVD material for you to look over at your own leisure and understand what we are interested in.

Please feel free to contact me, should you require further information.

Yours sincerely,
Ms Kelly Chatzikonstantinou
International Business Department
Express Publishing
Tel: + 30 210 2120828
Fax: +30 210 2012495
Email: kelly@expresspublishing.co.uk



26 September 2008



26 September 2008
General Manager, Experimenta

Experimenta seeks an outstanding individual for the role of General Manager. Under the broad guidance of the Executive Director, the General Manager will drive business development, sponsorship and funding; manage the operations of the organisation including finances, HR, production of all organisation activities, and forge and manage relationships with important networks and partners. The ideal candidate will have significant experience in financial and organisation management, and securing and
servicing government and non-government funding and sponsorship.

Download the position description from www.experimenta.org

For further information about the role, please contact Experimenta on 03 9650 9977 or liz@experimenta.org

Closing date: 24 October, 17:00hrs AEST


26 September 2008
Curator, Experimenta

Experimenta is seeking a curator to drive its exhibition, touring and project activities. The ideal candidate will have experience in the curation and commissioning of media art, and more broadly, contemporary art, production management experience in the hosting of large scale
exhibitions and events and the ability to create exceptional curatorial projects.Download the Position Description from; www.experimenta.org

For further information about the role, please contact Experimenta on 03 9650 9977

Applications for this role close next Friday 3rd October 2008, 17:00 hrs AEST


3 September 2008

Animator needed for Feature Documentary

"Strange Birds in Paradise" - a creative response to tyranny... An arts / politics / music documentary film by Charlie Hill-Smith. We are seeking to contract a talented animator to work with existing artwork to create about 4 minutes of animation for a feature documentary being produced here in Melbourne. This is a paid position and delivery will be in November 2008. The animator must be a creative, collaborative and technically proficient artist, be able to draw, and have experience with After Effects and/or Flash.
Showreels essential.

Please email/post your CV to producer John Cherry jc@intafusion.com

Post your showreel on DVD to:
Intafusion Films
PO Box 520
Eltham, VIC 3095


John Cherry
for The House of Red Monkey
Mobile: +61-(0)414-559-024
Email: jc@intafusion.com

23 July 2008

Seeking help from 3D animators

The Indy Film Co-op, a film co-operative of over 2200 member is seeking animators. We have just completed three projects:

1) A pilot for a SCI-FI project which takes place on a moon of Jupiter
2) A modern day comedic sci-fi tale
3) An miniseries for the web set in Iraq

We desperately need CGI help, we had thought we had assistance in place but the CGI artists have been proven unreliable. All of these films were done for an exceedingly low budget and compensation would be limited to equity in the project. The films were all shot 1080i 24p with the Sony EX1.
Please email info@indyfilmco-op.org if interested

Thank you

11 July 2008
Practice and build your animation skills

Would anybody like to whip up a few short Flash animations of monster characters doing a creepy things, scuttling, twitching, shivering etc for the following show?Angela Barnett, AIM 2005 graduate and creative producer of 'Immersion' is seeking help with such animation for a multi-screen projection for Melbourne Fashion Week. The theme for the show is 'Monster Mash, Pushing Up Daisies'. The setting in an abandoned city (a bit Sin City style). Every now and again we see little monsters running through the city, and flashes of a murder scene. Christian Rubino is modeling a 3D city and Angela will be texturing the buildings in sketchy comic book way. What she needs is a number of small animations of little monster characters to put into the scene.
 
Angela is not able to pay anybody as there is no budget for the show, but the work will be shown to highly recognised media and fashion industry bodies and she will be able to promote the animators' names and contacts through the promotional material and at the show itself. Who knows what work it might lead to? The animations must be completed by Monday 11th of August, 2008.Please contact Angela if you can help:
angiebar47@hotmail.com

11 July 2008
Oxfam animated project proposals

Oxfam is an internationally recognised social justice agency that helps many millions of poor and disenfranchised people throughout the world. Oxfam is interested in any student projects which align with issues Oxfam wants to bring to world attention. These are: Climate change, poverty, refugess, drought, arms control, gender justice.

If you are interested in exploring this possibility, please contact
Leigh Stewart,
Creative Resources Manager

leighs@oxfam.org.au


16 June 2008

Animation Teacher

I intend to teach the theoretical side of animation to my year 8 students and would like to bring in a student animator to assist me with the practical side. It would require the guest speaker to teach the practical side of animation once a week for 5 weeks. I am after someone who is articulate, fluent in the English language and patient, since my students are very young and will ask a zillion questions. The unit on animation will begin in august and will pay $500 for the 5 weeks. The classes run for 45 minutes a week. Is it possible if you could pass on this email to animation students at rmit. They can contact me on the following email publications@aia.vic.edu.au

kindest regards
Henda Eissa