Appendix B: Gaining Insight into 3D Animation Education

I am often asked about the educational preparation needed to enter the 3D animation industry. This appendix presents interviews with three professionals in the education community, each of whom has a different take on 3D animation education.

Linda Sellheim is a freelance illustrator turned 3D animation professional, turned educator. She has worked for a variety of public and private, for-profit schools and now works for Autodesk as the academic segment manager for primary and secondary education.

Larry Richman has worked for the Art Institute of California–Sacramento for the past two years and for other private, for-profit schools for the past ten years.

Steve Kolbe is a 3D animation industry ...

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