Leading CG Software Developer Pixologic Chooses Gnomon for Upcoming ZBrush Summit

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Pixologic's ZBrush Summit 2016 to take place at the renowned international CG school's state-of-the-art Hollywood campus

Gnomon School of Visual Effects, Games & Animation

Gnomon's 30,000 sq. ft. facility located in Hollywood, CA.

Gnomon is proud to partner with respected developers to help them share their work with artists throughout the world.

Industry-leading software developer Pixologic has chosen Gnomon – School of Visual Effects, Games and Animation to host its upcoming ZBrush Summit, from September 30-1 October, 2016. ZBrush Summit is a showcase for Pixologic's digital sculpting solution.

ZBrush Summit, which is free for the public to attend and held at Gnomon's 30,000-square-foot facility in Hollywood, provides an exclusive preview of the developers' latest technological innovations. The experience offers a chance to discover cutting-edge workflows developed by leading visual effects, games and animation facilities, many located within minutes of Gnomon.

“If you’ve ever had the dream to be a designer in the film or game industry, Gnomon is the school for you. Not only do they have some of the best facilities, but all of their instructors are working in the industry today, keeping the students up to date on the newest workflows found in the studios today,” said Paul Gaboury, 3D Product Development Manager at Pixologic. “Gnomon’s campus is full of artistic inspiration, giving the students an atmosphere chalked full of creativity. Gnomon also offers the students a unique connection to the leading artists today by consistently having special events and gallery art shows of any current major film or game project.”

ZBrush Summit, which returns to Gnomon for the third time in 2016, includes presentations from the nearby Walt Disney Animation Studios and Blizzard Entertainment, held on the 70-foot greenscreen stage the school uses for regular speaker events. Gnomon will also host the ZBrush Awards, awarded annually to the world's leading ZBrush artists.

“Gnomon is proud to partner with respected developers to help them share their work with artists throughout the world,” said Chris Spohn, Chief Executive Officer of Gnomon – School of Visual Effects, Games and Animation."

About Gnomon – School of Visual Effects, Games and Animation

Gnomon – School of Visual Effects, Games and Animation specializes in computer graphics education for careers in the entertainment industry. Called "the MIT of visual effects" by Fast Company magazine, Gnomon offers an unrivaled experience for students and boasts a 2015 placement rate of 94%, in accordance with national accreditation standards of the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Gnomon was awarded School of the Year by the CG Student Awards in 2014 and 2015 and was honored with the 2015 School of Excellence Award at the 9th Annual ACCSC Professional Development Conference.

About Pixologic

Founded in 1997, Pixologic Incorporated develops and markets innovative software tools for the film and video games, graphic design and illustration markets. ZBrush is a graphic application aimed at simplifying the science behind generating computer graphics. ZBrush appeals to a wide audience by providing empowering tools that give users intuitive and visual control over the digital images they create. By providing a unique synthesis of 2D and 3D capabilities in a single stand-alone tool, ZBrush collapses economic and ease-of-use barriers to creating stunning images.

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