Links

Here are some links from the excellent creativeskillset.org:

Websites

  • Animation Magazine – a US magazine about the business, technology and art of animation and VFX
  • Animation World Network – production news, interviews, jobs and a big archive 
  • Shooting People – community-driven site, founded by filmmakers, and providing opportunities, news and animation jobs 
  • Skwigly Animation Magazine – the longest running UK based animation magazine and community. Offers news, interviews, reviews, podcasts, videos and tutorials 
  • Toonhound – website about cartoons, animation, comic strips and puppets in the UK
  • Own-it – offers intellectual property (IP) advice, information and learning resources for the creative sector 
  • Animation Nation – Animation industry news and useful links
  • 3D World Magazine – international magazine for CG artists, covering the fields of animation, VFX, games, illustration and architecture
  • Computer Graphics World – magazine covering innovation in computer graphics technology across various industries
  • Cinefex – quarterly magazine devoted to motion picture visual effects

Books

  • The Art and Science of Digital Compositing by Ron Brinkmann (pub. Morgan Kaufmann Publishers)
  • Digital Compositing by Steve Wright (pub. Butterworth-Heinemann)
  • Visual Effects in A Digital World: A Comprehensive Glossary of over 7,000 Visual Effects Terms by Karen Goulekas (pub. Morgan Kaufmann Publishers)
  • How to Get a Job in Computer Animation by Ed Harriss