Hi there,

The Gnomon School of Visual Effects , a top-notch art school nestled in the heart of Hollywood, has released its 2011 Student Animation Work Compilation reel. Featuring VFX creations from alumni who have worked on blockbuster films like“Green Lantern,”“TRON: Legacy” and“2012,” this student reel brings to life the inspiration and high level of education offered at the Gnomon School.

Founded by Alex Alvarez, the Gnomon School is run by working VFX professionals from some of the video game and film industries’ top studios. Below please find some of the classes offered at Gnomon:


Character Animation I

Tim Ingersoll

Past work:


Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five

Character Animation II

Chris Kirshbaum

Past work:


Kung Fu Panda 2

Character Kinematics

John Hood

Past work:

I Am Legend

Open Season


Recently, Gnomon was selected as one of Fast Company’s 10 Most Innovative Companies in Film for“being a top educator in visual effects.” With a 93% overall placement rate, Gnomon students regularly land their dream job right after graduating. See where some Gnomon alumni have landed at the moving alumni success stories page.

The Gnomon School’s 2011 Student Animation Work Compilation reel can be viewed at the Gnomon School website. Please feel free to link back to or embed the video on your site.

Please let me know if you have any questions or would like to learn more about Gnomon.



About Gnomon

Located in Hollywood, Gnomon School of Visual Effects is an innovative training facility that stresses the importance of creativity in digital entertainment production. The school believes that while technology offers new tools to create impressive computer-generated characters and worlds, it is not the technology that drives results, but the artist. Gnomon instructors are industry professionals that bring their experience and connections into the classroom to give the next generation of production artists an outstanding start to their careers. The results speak for themselves, as the flagship Digital Entertainment Production program boasts a 93% job placement rate. Many graduates go on to work on blockbuster movies and games.


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