The Media and Entertainment Education Bloghttp://area.autodesk.comResources for students and educators related to the Entertainment Creation Suite including Maya, 3Ds Max, Softimage, Mudbox, Motion Builder, Sketchbook and the all new Smoke 2013!Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:57:46 UTCFree Autodesk Software for Schools!SteveAutodesk Software is now free for schools Worldwide!Wed, 08 Oct 2014 12:31:13 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/free-autodesk-software-for-schoolsOpportunities for Animation and Games Students: Last Chance!SteveStudents! This is your last chance to submit your work to two great contests that were sponsored by Autodesk. Do not miss this opportunity to get your work out there and be seen by the best in the industry!Tue, 13 May 2014 13:25:54 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/opportunities-for-animation-and-games-students-last-chanceVisual Effects Society (VES) Student Awards Submission is Open!SteveIt's time to submit your visual effects student project to the VES!Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:40:58 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/visual-effects-society-ves-student-awards-submission-is-openSmoke Curriculum Now Live!SteveNew Smoke curriculum now available!Thu, 12 Sep 2013 16:14:36 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/smoke-curriculum-now-liveCheck out the Student Expert Challenge for Animation StudentsSteveChallenge for Student Experts!Fri, 16 Aug 2013 15:55:07 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/check-out-the-student-expert-challengeLatest Video on Character Creation and tips for UV WorkflowsSteveWe post our latest Video on Character Creation and tips for UV Workflows in Maya and the Entertainment Creation SuiteWed, 30 Jan 2013 14:12:04 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/latest-video-on-character-creation-and-tips-for-uv-workflowsNew Video! Adding additional details to your Animated Character: Leveraging Nurbs and Curves in MayaSteveCheck out the latest video in our series on creating Animated Characters using the Entertainment Creation Suite!Wed, 16 Jan 2013 14:23:09 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/new-video-adding-additional-details-to-your-animated-character-leveraging-nurbs-and-curves-in-mayaNew Video and VES Student Award NominationsSteveWe release the first video of the year for our ongoing character creation series and the VES announces the nominees for the student award!Wed, 09 Jan 2013 16:23:40 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/new-video-and-ves-student-award-nominationsNow Available for Students and Educators: Autodesk Smoke 2013!SteveSmoke 2013 is now available to students and educators on the Autodesk Education Community. Download the software and free 3 year license now!Wed, 19 Dec 2012 16:16:58 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/now-available-for-students-and-educators-autodesk-smoke-2013New Video on Creating a Character focusing on modeling hands in MayaSteveNew Video in our series for Animation Students!Thu, 13 Dec 2012 19:01:08 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/new-video-on-creating-a-character-focusing-on-modeling-hands-in-maya3December and New Video on Creating a Character with a focus on legs and boots for Sven!SteveDiscussion, tips and tricks for character creation in the Maya and the Entertainment Creation SuiteWed, 05 Dec 2012 14:28:19 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/new-video-on-creating-a-character-with-a-focus-on-legs-and-boots-for-svenFree Smoke Trial, AU Update and VES DeadlineSteveStudents interested in editing and compositing should check out the latest version of the free Smoke 2013 public trial!Wed, 28 Nov 2012 10:52:20 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/free-smoke-trial-au-update-and-ves-deadlineAutodesk University and AU VirtualSteveInformation and resources for Autodesk University and AU VirtualTue, 20 Nov 2012 20:34:38 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/autodesk-university-and-au-virtualVES Award Submission Deadline Fast Approaching and New Character Creation VideoSteveA reminder to submit your application for the VES Awards and the next video in our on demand series for students on character creation.Wed, 14 Nov 2012 00:01:03 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/ves-award-submission-deadline-fast-approaching-and-new-character-creation-videoWorking with Image Planes and Maya in the Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite and New Student Resource page!SteveThe latest video in our series on creating a character and a new student resource page on the Area.Wed, 07 Nov 2012 00:01:19 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/working-with-image-planes-and-maya-in-the-autodesk-entertainment-creation-suite-and-new-student-resource-pageImage Plane Creation in Sketchbook and Maya!StevePart 7 in our on demand video series for students about Designing a Character using Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite. Check out our feature on one of the awesome classes at Autodesk University as well!Wed, 31 Oct 2012 00:01:20 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/image-plane-creation-in-sketchbook-and-mayaCreating the Final Character using SketchbookStevePart 6 of our the Autodesk Media and Entertainment Education on-demand video series on creating an animated character using Sketchbook and the Entertainment Creation SuiteWed, 24 Oct 2012 00:00:48 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/creating-the-final-character-using-sketchbookStudent Expert Program and Refining your Character with SketchbookSteveStudent Expert Program and new video in our series on creating a game character using Sketchbook and the Entertainment Creation SuiteWed, 17 Oct 2012 13:33:37 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/student-expert-program-and-refining-your-character-with-sketchbook"Painting Your Character” part of our ongoing series on “Creating a Games Character with the Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite”.SteveMedia and Entertainment Education release “Painting Your Character” part of our ongoing series on “Creating a Games Character with the Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite” and announce the 11th annual Visual Effects Society Awards.Wed, 10 Oct 2012 00:01:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/quotpainting-your-character-part-of-our-ongoing-series-on--creating-a-games-character-with-the-autodesk-entertainment-creation-suiteWelcome to the Media and Entertainment Education Blog!SteveIntroduction to the new Media and Entertainment education blog along with the 3 part series premiere of Creating a Game Character with the Autodesk Enterainment Creation Suite: Planning your Character, Featuring David BentleyWed, 03 Oct 2012 02:00:19 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/edu/welcome-to-the-media-and-entertainment-education-blog