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december, 2019

sat14dec10:00 amsat4:00 pmCollege Connection - Miami

Event Details

On Saturday, December 14th, Academy of Art University is hosting an exclusive information session at the W Hotel in downtown Miami. This event* will help to start your college career and make applying for school as worry-free as possible.

Come learn how the Academy can help you find your place and create your future. Our admissions team will be on hand to guide you to the art and design degree program that best aligns with your goals and interests. They will also provide insights into the full Academy experience, including student life, managing your schedule, online course options, and our NCAA athletics program. You can also get more information on the following:

  • Discover which academic program best fits you and your educational goals
  • Get detailed help on the admissions process, including information on financial aid, scholarship opportunities, housing, dining programs, and more
  • Explore career opportunities specific to your area of study
  • Learn more about flexible online classes, military benefits, and our tuition-free Pre-College Art Experience for high school students
  • Complete your application and register for classes in the spring, summer, or fall

This is also a great opportunity to meet some of our distinguished faculty members from the School of Animation and School of Game Development and be able to ask questions you may have about the school, curriculum, career opportunities, and more. Please see their biographies below:

  • David Goodwine (Executive Director, School of Game Development): David is an Animation & Visual Effects graduate of Academy of Art University. He has been in the entertainment industry for 18+ years, including 14 years in games. David has worked for companies such as Double Fusion, Eidos / Crystal Dynamics, Electronic Arts, and PDI/Dreamworks. His game credits include projects such as 25 to Life, Legacy of Kain: Defiance, Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Project: Snowblind, and Tomb Raider: Legend. Films worked on include Evolution, The Mexican, The Deep End, The Legend of Bagger Vance and Shrek 3D.
  • Catherine Tate (Director of 3D Animation / School of Animation & Visual Effects): Catherine is an accomplished Visual Effects Artist and Compositor who has worked on some of the industry’s most recognizable films and video games. She established a collaborative class in 2006 at the Academy, which has produced visual effects on numerous independent films and have been nominated for four Academy Awards including best picture, 2013 Sundance and Festival de Cannes winner Fruitvale Station, and the feature Bluebird, which opened the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival. Some of her studio feature film credits include: Men in Black, Contact, Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, Sleepy Hollow, Galaxy Quest, Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, Hulk, and Hellboy.

So RSVP today to reserve your spot. Portfolio work is always welcome, but not required.

Bring friends! Bring family! Bring an open mind and discover what your future holds.

*This popular event begins at 10AM. Early check-in begins at 9:30AM.


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST

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