Monthly Archives: April 2007

tonight’s additions to the website:
• posted the VC’s next blog entry
• Sydney SIGGRAPH members can now have their bios posted on the site. So, join SIGGRAPH, register for this site, then put your bio in the “about yourself” box on your profile page
• added bios menu to the member’s page

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Peter Giles

Peter is the Director of the Digital Media Division at the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) which runs Australia’s leading postgraduate and professional programs in Digital Animation and Emerging Media. Projects from these programs have won both national and international recognition for artistic and technical excellence.
Peter has produced projects for radio, television and […]

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Photos from Climbing the Ladder

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Things to remember about Climbing the Ladder

A big thank you to Peter Giles (AFTRS), Nick Hore (Animal Logic), Jason Bath (Fuel) and Lara Hopkins (Rising Sun Pictures) for their excellent session on career paths and how to get into the industry.
Playing to a packed house, the panel described an industry where, although there are lots of people doing foundation level […]

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recent additions to the website:
• bios for guest speakers and members of the board
• minutes from the board
• the member’s gallery

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Steve Murphy

Steve Murphy was given a book called What is Sound? in First Grade, and he is still asking that question. Soon after he won a reel-to-reel tape recorder in a competition, and used it to make his first sound recording: the theme to Green Acres, live from the family TV. His life in screen sound […]

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Maurice Giacomni

Born in Lausanne Switzerland, Maurice started his professional career in 1974 as a graphic designer and animator for a major Swiss television network.
In 1983 a Sydney-based film company invited him to come to Australia to train its animators on a series of one hour films for television.
After successfully working as a freelance animation director, Maurice […]

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Ryan Weston

Ryan was born and raised in the States, and through a regular exposure to comic books, animation and the traditional summer blockbuster movie season cultivated a love of art and visual storytelling. He went through grade school intending to become a graphic artist, however an industry downturn forced me to reconsider my options. He enjoyed […]

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