Congratulations to Liutao, winner of the 11 Second Club December Competition! There were a lot of great entries this month, but Liutao’s entry of the Castle in the Cloud song from Les Miserables won over the voters with its beautiful interpretation of the song.


Leigh Rens

Leigh Rens is a 16 year animation veteran working both in feature animation and live action films. You can see some of his work in the upcoming Angry Birds film debuting in May 2016. Leigh worked at various studios like Walt Disney, Rhythm & Hues, and most recently Sony Pictures in Vancouver. Leigh also does previz and layout in addition to animation!


What is the eCritique® Tool?

The eCritique Tool is an innovative key element in the Animation Mentor program. Each week, a professional mentor will provide their students with a newly recorded video critique on their weekly animation assignment.
This provides valuable insight, feedback and suggestions on ways to improve students’ weekly assignments and animation skills. In addition to viewing their own critiques, students may also view the critiques of their peers, learning from their mistakes and successes as well.