Sony Pictures Animation Talks Visual Development Portfolio Tips

So you want to develop for children’s movies, but what are companies looking for when reviewing portfolios? Sony Pictures Animation put up a great video of what production designers Michael Kurinsky and Marcelo Vignali are looking for when reviewing portfolios and making hiring decisions. It’s a nice glimpse into what this studio is looking for and they include some good suggestions for your portfolio.

The house of mouse is looking for summer interns

wdaslogoThe house of mouse is looking for summer interns. So if you are a student the information to apply is below. Once upon a sketch is not affiliated at all with Walt Disney Animation Studios so please don’t apply in the comments. We would hate for someone to miss out on a great opportunity. This is strictly just news and hopefully an exciting opportunity for some of our readers.

Walt Disney Animation Studios Summer Internship Program is an eight-week experience designed for students studying art, design, animation, computer graphics, graphics engineering, film & media, and production management. As a Walt Disney Animation Studios intern, you will have the unique opportunity to work directly with a Disney mentor as you explore all aspects of art, storytelling, and filmmaking. This immersive program offers hands-on experience focused on individual craft and multidisciplinary team collaboration. If accepted the 2013 Summer Intern program will be held at our Burbank, CA studio starting Monday, June 17, 2013.

They are looking for internships in these areas: Look Development, Layout, Lighting, Production Management, Character Rigging, CG Animation, 2D Animation, Visual Development, Modeling, Summer Intern – Effects, Summer Intern – Technical Director and Summer Intern – Story. The deadline is coming up quick (Monday, April 16, 2013 at 11:59 PM PST) so get your resumes ready and good luck. You can apply by following this link. (Source)