Gobelins (school of image)

Gobelins (school of image)

Gobelins L'Ecole de L'Image or Goblins School of the Image is a Parisian school dedicated to the visual arts. A consular school funded by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris, it provides training in various formats at a variety of different costs. It is best known for the Cinéma Department of Animation, founded in 1975 by Pierre Ayma, who brought the school into the spotlight. It acquired an international reputation, producing numerous talented individuals and teams which found their place within studios as prestigious as Disney, Universal Studios, Hanna Barbera, Pixar, Dreamworks and Warner Bros. Some of its former students include a great number of strip cartoonists and animation artists such as Didier Cassegrain, Cromwell, Jean-François Miniac, and many others. Many industry people of international fame have also taught at Gobelins.

For a few years, Gobelins has proposed famous innovations in multimedia content online and offline leading to the development or the design of products for the web, of CD ROM, Interactive DVD, or public installations. The video department, created by Daniel Boullay and Guy Chevalier, and reserved for the training of the adults, has since 1985 been a great part of the French technical audio-visual landscape. Led by Daniel Desmoulins, video department allows professionals to create or analyze techniques, keeping current with the rapid evolution of industry technologies. Gobelins also offers lessons in photography and graphic design.

External links

* [http://www.gobelins.fr www.gobelins.fr] , The Official School Site
* [http://www.gagonline.net/ www.gagonline.net] , School Alumni Site
* [http://www.exgobz.com/ eXgobz] , Site of Multimedia Alumni

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