wed26aug6:00 pmMoving Forward in Uncertain Times: Tips for International Students from Someone Who’s Been There.6:00 pm

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ATTENTION INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, both current and incoming.

On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at 6 pm PDT, Academy of Art University invites you to join us for an interactive Web-Chat titled, Moving Forward in Uncertain Times: Tips for International Students from Someone Who’s Been There. Through his own personal story, Nicolás P. Villarreal (MA, Animation), Director of the School of Visual Development, will give international students specific tips and tools that helped him overcome obstacles to go from someone who struggled to draw to an award-winning animator.

Nicolás P. Villarreal

Nicolás P. Villarreal was born and raised in La Plata, Argentina. He studied and graduated from La Escuela de Animación y Cinematografía with a degree in Traditional Animation. While studying animation, Miguel Alzugaray, an established artist from Argentina took him under his mentorship. Nicolas studied animation and classical painting until he entered the Master’s Program of Animation at the Academy of Art University.

Mr. Villarreal has worked as a Traditional Animator, Character Designer, Sculptor, and Visual Development Artist for films and video games at Walt Disney Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment, Jim Henson Studios, Sega, Reel FX, Psyop, Digital Domain, Duncan Studios and Amazon Studios, among others. He has given presentations at Pixar Animation Studios, Dreamworks Animation, Apple, Stanford University, the Sydney Opera House and several universities in South America and Europe. He has also given a popular TEDx talk.

To participate, register here:
Can’t attend? You can request a recording here:
If you have any issues accessing the Zoom webinar, please contact the Online Help Desk:
Email: Phone: 415.618.3545 or 1.888.431.ARTS


(Wednesday) 6:00 pm PDT

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