Artistry In Motion - Press Release


Free event will introduce more than 100 multicultural middle and high school students to career opportunities in animation

Los Angeles, October 6, 2003 - The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will hold its 6th annual Artistry In Motion seminar, this Saturday, October 11 at the California Science Center from 10AM-4PM. Artistry In Motion is a free, one-day seminar designed to introduce multicultural middle and high school students from the Los Angeles area to career opportunities that exist in the animation field. Seminars will cover methods of developing animation storyboards, CGI basics and the production of animated commercials, television shows, film & music videos.

Speakers will include:

  • Frank Gladstone, Dreamworks
    Seminar: Animation Begins with Squash and Stretch (hands on drawing session)
  • Bruce Smith, Producer and Creator of the Disney Channel's animated series, The Proud Family Seminar:
    Animation Life Drawin
  • Keith Hunter, Brian Smith & Moriba Duncan, Rhythm & Hues Studios Seminar:
    CGI/3D Basics
  • Lyndon Barrois, Animation Supervisor, The Matrix Revolutions Seminar:
    CGI Basics Part Two
  • Carol Holliday, Director/Storyboard Artist, The Walt Disney Company Seminar:
    The Fundamentals of Storyboarding
  • Mary Jo Miller, Production Coordinator (and Event Chair), Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas, The Walt Disney Company

To participate, advance registration is required by calling 323-957-4747. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. The California Science Center is located in Exposition Park, 700 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037

The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) is a nonprofit, public benefit organization designed to advocate, educate, research, develop, and preserve the history and future of Blacks in film and television. The Center's commitment to the development of future filmmakers - performers, directors, and behind-the-scenes technicians and workers - is realized through film festivals & innovative educational and outreach programs.

For interviews, artwork and general inquiries, contact:
Tiffany Morrison, Lane Marketing,
4859 W. Slauson Ave, #177, LA, CA 90056
323.293.5617, 323.298.5433 fax,

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