Media FX Announces New Column
by Shannon Muir - "Animated Insights for Non Artists"
CA) Digital Media FX, the leading online publication for animators,
visual effects artists, and animation enthusiasts, is pleased
to announce a new online column by Shannon Muir titled "Animated
Insights for Non Artists." Muir is known in the animation
industry for her work as a production coordinator for Nickelodeon's
Invader Zim. She also served as a Production Coordinator for Extreme
Ghostbusters and a Production Assistant for Jumanji: The Animated
Series.. Muir is an accomplished writer and often participates
on panels or as a guest speaker at conventions like Comic Con
an honor to have Shannon as a regular columnist for Digital Media
FX," says Joe Tracy, publisher of Digital Media FX. "Her
past articles in the realm of animation have been very insightful
and it's great to have that insight now being shared with Digital
Media FX readers."
for Non-Artists covers animation from the perspective of people
who are in the industry but don't create artwork. Writers, voice
actors and directors, producers, production coordination personnel,
timers and checkers, and post-production staff are all part of
the team. The column will offer career advice and insight from
professionals, informative whether you're trying to decide a career
path or active in the field.
progressed in my own animation career, I've found few resources
tailored to the non-artists in the field," says Muir. "I
want to try and improve that, and feel Digital Media FX is a strong
way to reach that audience. Being part of a specialized community
such as Digital Media FX makes that information easier to locate,
and provides the ability to dovetail with other information on
the site for an enriching experience."
columns by Muir for Digital Media FX will launch on February 15,
2002. Begin February 5, some of Muir's past columns will be reprinted
on Digital Media FX (www.digitalmediafx.com).
Muir joins columnist Jim Hill and feature writer Noell Wolfgram
Evans as a regular monthly contributor to Digital Media FX.
will provide insight that to help those within the animation industry
- and those trying to get in - achieve a wider outlook at the
industry as a whole.
out just wanting to write for animation, but have found that the
more you know about all aspects of the industry, the better off
you are to survive in it," says Muir. "Comprehensive
coverage is something Digital Media FX strives for; being part
of that will be a rewarding experience for myself and the readers."
Digital Media FX is a free online magazine for animators, FX artists,
students, and animation enthusiasts. The publication is updated
365 days a year, including holidays and weekends. The magazine
is located at www.digitalmediafx.com.
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