The Keith Report: September 14th Alumni Update

For those of you who are looking for something to watch or play be sure to check out some of these projects that our graduates have worked on!

The latest Marvel film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings  came out in theaters on September 3rd and grads Jason Bradbury, Yael Majors, Jason Bomstein, Dusty Hayes, Terry Klopfenstein, Melissa Whitcomb, Emma Webb, Chris Montesano, Aaron Beyer, and Alex Heffner all worked on it!

The FX show Impeachment  aired on September 7th and alumni Marcos Debarros, Bryan Haines, Shawn Ewashko, and Chris Cheng worked on it!

The final season of Goliath comes out on September 24th on Amazon Prime and grads Mariel Folmer, Shawn Ewashko, Dan Kaczkowski, and Andre Cheong all worked on the series!

The children's series Wolfboy and the Everything Factory comes out on September 24 on Apple and grad Ben Redman worked on it as a rigger!

Season 3 of the comedy horror series What We Do In The Shadows was released on FX on September 2nd and Dana Passarella worked on the show as a compositor!

Falcons Creative Group worked on the animation for A Storybots Space Adventure and alumni Saham Ali, Anthony Solitario, Nicolette Korpolinski, Adam Berry, and Stacey Vrigian all contributed to this kid friendly animation!

Clifford The Big Red Dog comes out only in theatres September 17th and Hope Wolf Brackin worked as the 3DDMP Lead on the film!

The new Clint Eastwood movie Cry Macho will be released in theaters and on HBO Max on September 17th and grad Zach Hamelton worked on the film as a VFX producer for Crafty Apes!

The final season of Lucifer begins airing on Netflix on September 10th and grads Derek Serra, Ed Ruiz, Dylen Velasquez, and Brian Mullen have all contributed to the shows VFX!

Season 3 of DOOM PATROL releases on September 23rd on HBO Max and Greg Breitzman, Patrick Horne, Mariel Folmer, and Yael Majors all worked on the show!

Congrats to graduate Odel Palmer who worked as a 3D modeler on Pentakill: Lost Chapter!

Job Updates!

Congratulations to grad Anthony Marigliano who is FINALLY an FX Artist and he is working for Superplastic Toys!! About time you got a real job but we will miss you!!

Congratulations to grad John Rushing who was just hired as a modeler for ProActive Technologies!  

Congratulations to grad Kieran Ryan who just received a one year contract from PFX in Prague, Czech Republic! She told me "this was a dream and goal of mine"! and she went on to say "I seriously can't thank you and the rest of the DAVE team enough!" We are so happy for you Kieran!!

Congratulations to Chris Reiter who was just hired by MPC as a key lighter!

Congratulations to alumnus James Threadgill who is now a 3D Associate for Boeing!

Congratulations to graduate Luke Czarnecki who just got hired by Steamroller as a Rigging TD!

Congratulations to Shawn Lopez who just got hired by Day For Nite as a previz artist!

Congratulations to Michelle Morger who just got hired by Happy Mushroom as a VAD Environment Artist!

Congratulations to Michael Vieira who just got hired by Digital Dimension Group as a character rigger!

About The DAVE School

The DAVE School was founded on June 8, 2000 by two Industry executives looking to create #CareerReady artists with a practical animation school. Today, The DAVE School offers specialized training in Visual Effects and Game Production with extensive practice under industry level supervision.

Located on the backlot of Universal Studios Florida®, The DAVE School has an 18,000 square foot facility that includes learning and interactive labs, a dedicated Virtual and Real-Time production stage, a Vicon motion capture system, 3D printing and VR/AR labs and secure student access 7 days a week.

NUC University (NUC) is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) NUC’s NUC University – IBC Technical Division (NUC-IBC), NUC University – Florida Technical College (NUC-FTC), and The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School (The DAVE School) is included in this accreditation. NUC’s accreditation status is Accreditation Reaffirmed. The Commission’s most recent action on the institution’s accreditation status on 2019 was to reaffirm accreditation. MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)