Nimble Collective CSU Animation Class Encouraging Applications by May 15 for Portfolio Review, Win Scholarship Dollars for Program

Nimble Collective’s animation industry leaders will guide selected students in the creation of an original CG-animated short

Mountain View, CAApril 27, 2017

Nimble Collective announced today it is partnering with the California State University’s Summer Arts Program in both the scholarship application process and the mentoring of selected students. Scholarships, ranging from $100 to $2000, will be awarded to the top five submissions for use toward the CSU Summer Arts class. Scholarship process and application here:

CSU Summer Arts students must apply by the May 15 deadline to be considered for the Nimble Collective CSU Summer Arts scholarship. If accepted into the program, they will be guided by Nimble’s leaders, the industry professionals who have brought the world such films as How to Train Your Dragon, Megamind, Lord of the Rings, Toy Story, and more.

It is recommended that students have at least two years’ experience in Maya computer animation and modeling software. Students will work on an animated group film including all key aspects of production including storyboard creation, modeling, animating characters, lighting shots and more.

More info about the course, which will provide three credit units and runs from July 10 to July 23, is here: short-film/. Course coordinator is Aubry Mintz; guest artists are Nimble Collective’s Rex Grignon, Jason Schleifer, Scott LaFleur and Jennifer Dahlman.

Nimble Collective, Inc., a Silicon Valley startup revolutionizing the animation industry by crafting the first cloud native animation platform, will allow students to leverage expertise and guidance from Academy Award- winning, industry innovators. Students will gain experience in advanced animation film making techniques including real-time collaboration and communication as part of a creative crew of hand-selected filmmakers. The course will culminate in a public presentation of student work. More information about the application process can be found at the CSU Summer Arts Animation class with Nimble Collective.

Nimble Collective, founded by Academy Award-winning animators and technology entrepreneurs, is offering studio- level capabilities without the costly infrastructure to empower creators. With all the production capabilities of the animation pipeline hosted in a secure cloud environment, animators and their collaborators, wherever they are in the world, will be able to spend more time creating instead of managing complex and expensive infrastructure. ‘Be Your Own Studio.’ Learn more at

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