Gnomon alumni at Walt Disney Animation Studios, Blizzard Entertainment, and Pixomondo will share their unique career path stories on Saturday, May 20th, at 1:00 pm PDT. Casey McDermott, Senior Animator on Overwatch, Starcraft, and Warcraft, will discuss how he discovered his passion for the industry and will reveal the key to his success in the field so far. Daniel Edery, CG Generalist/Concept Artist on Netflix’s Stranger Things and AMC’s The Walking Dead, will talk about the benefits of being a generalist as well as offer advice on freelancing versus staff work in the industry. And Diana Zeng, Lighting Artist on Moana, Zootopia, Wreck-it-Ralph, and Frozen, will talk about her career change from theater to CG, and how she landed a role at Disney after graduating from Gnomon’s Certificate Program.
Meet these three leading artists from top LA studios spanning feature films, video games, and TV, and ask them the questions you’ve always wanted answered. RSVP to attend for free; seating is on a first-come-first-served basis, so be sure to arrive in good time to secure your place in line. Alternatively, follow along on Livestream and ask questions during the live event using #gnomon on Twitter. Gnomon’s Admissions Advisors will also be answering questions on social media throughout the event. Ask them anything!
The Alumni Panel will take place following Open House at the Gnomon Stage. For those interested in learning about Gnomon’s educational options and taking a guided tour of the campus, be sure toRSVP for Open House, which begins promptly at 10:00 AM.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Career Paths & Industry Advice: Gnomon Alumni Panel
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Audience Questions
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm: Meet the Alumni
Looking to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Production? Gnomon is excited to announce the approval and launch of its first accredited baccalaureate degree program. Learn more about the full-time, four-year program.