• A Deep Dive into And Around the Edges of CG with Jim Hillin!- ONLINE

Start Date August 12, 2020 04:00 PM

End Date October 07, 2020 06:00 PM

Every Other Wednesday, 2 Hours


Phone 18188590269

A Deep Dive into And Around the Edges of CG with Jim Hillin!- ONLINE

A Lecture - Q+A
Join us virtually from anywhere!
Open to Teens, College Students, Graduates, Professionals
and all Around the Edges of CG

Live Demo's - Lecture - Special Guests and Q & A
Every Other Wednesday
August 12 - October 7
4 pm - 6 pm (PDT)
7pm - 9pm (EST)

Are you interested in creating CG content? Are you wondering what kind of roles a CG artist plays in video games, films and animation and where you could fit in? Want to know about the latest tools available that can be in your budget or work arounds for other tools that are outside your budget? Join Digital Generalist Jim Hillin and explore the various positions CG has in the world and how you can be a part of it. 


FREE Introductory AMA

Take a Walk Through The Various Uses of CG with Q+A
August 12, 2020, 4 pm - 5 pm PDT
Walk into the digital studio with Jim Hillin and ask him anything as he brings your 15+ years of hands on experience in CG from his experience contributing to some of the highest grossing films in the industry.
Upcoming Series Schedule
2D and 3D Tips and Tricks for Hybrid Animation
August 26, 2020, 4 pm - 6 pm PDT
Being a Generalst and What the Heck Does that Mean?
September 9, 2020, 4 pm - 6 pm PDT
The Pipelines for CG Animation Live Action and Animation
September 23, 2020, 4 pm - 6 pm PDT
CG Tools and How to Make Your Own Cinematic 
October 7, 2020, 4 pm - 6 pm PDT


JIM HILLIN got into the nuts and bolts of computer animation in 1984, when the industry was just beginning.  Shortly thereafter, he supervised computer imaging work on Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and Dinosaur. Today, Jim specializes in live-action visual effects.
In Addition to the films mentioned, Jim has also created Visual Effects for: Robo-Cop2, True Lies,
Apollo13, Aladdin, Strange Days, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Herbie: Fully Loaded, Spider-Man2,
Ghostrider, Spider-Man3, I Am Legend, Beowulf, SpeedRacer, 2012, Priest. Jack, the Giant Killer,
Suicide Squad, CHIPS
 and recently, several Indie films, Home, Birth of a Nation, The Master Cleanse, The Last Face, Beatriz and Dinner, Mainline and Burning Sands.

Hillin is a member of The Academy, The Visual Effects Society, The Animation Guild Local 839, and he has recently joined the faculty of The Syd Field Screenwriting Academy.

Jim Hillin is currently developing a new pipeline for Computer Graphics, and writing his fifteenth screenplay.
RULES:  Please note that it is prohibited to record, photograph, screenshot or distribute talks and demo's of this Online Session on any other platform. Please be respectful to the artist and the other participants in this stream.

NOTE: Please register at least 30 min early, as it takes the system 15-20 minutes to send the registration Zoom link. Otherwise, we cannot guarantee you will be accepted into the session on time.