Wednesday, April 8, 2009

“BOLT” ANIMATOR TELLS STUDENTS HOW TO OBTAIN BALANCE IN DEMANDING CAREER

(SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.) – Charles “Boola” Robello will tell how he balances his duel roles as a character animator and father of two in a 12 noon presentation Saturday, April 18 at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire.

Robello, who works with the Los Angeles animation studio Rhythm & Hues, most recently did character animation for Disney’s movie “Bolt.” He also worked on Monster House, Spiderman 3, The Incredible Hulk and I Am Legend, as well as many other films.

“He’s one of the top animators in the industry,” said Santsosh Oommen, academic director for Animation & Media Arts and Game Art & Design. “He worked in traditional animation and now does character animation by computer.”

The presentation is open to the public at no cost. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by calling Santosh Oommen at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire at (909) 915-2100 or (800) 353-0812.

The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Game Art & Design, Graphic Design, Web Design & Interactive Media, Interior Design, Fashion & Retail Management, and Media Arts & Animation. It offers an Associate of Science degree in Graphic Design, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Fashion Design.

The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire offers an Associate Degree in Culinary Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree in Culinary Management. Each program is offered on a year-round basis, allowing students to work uninterrupted toward their degrees.

It’s not too late to start a new term at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire. Courses begin May 14 and classes are offered in the day, evening and on weekends for new and reentry students.

For more information, or to arrange a tour, call The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire at (909) 915-2100 or go on line to www.artinstitutes.edu/InlandEmpire.


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