Collins College Animation Sketch-Off Contest: Winner Receives Passes to 2008 Phoenix Cactus Comicon Convention

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    What: Collins College is hosting an "Animation Sketch-Off" and a Q & A session with professional comic and animation artists Shannon Denton and Jay Fotos.

The winner of Collins' "Animation Sketch-Off" will receive four complimentary passes to Phoenix Cactus Comicon 2008, Arizona's largest comic book, anime and pop culture convention January 26th and 27th. For more information, visit

To RSVP for Collin's "Animation Sketch-Off" and Q & A session, call 480-966-3000 or visit Participants need to be present to win.

When: Saturday, January 19, 2008, for both Collins College locations

Where: Collins College Main Campus, 1140 South Priest, Tempe, AZ 85281 at 11:00 A.M.

Collins College Branch Campus, Phoenix (I-17 and Peoria), 9630 N. 25th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85021 at 1:30 P.M.

About the Speakers:

Shannon Denton has contributed to the design and development of action adventure shows produced by Fox Kids Network including, X-Men and Spider-Man, Cartoon Network, and Nickelodeon. Current projects include writing and producing Warner Brothers upcoming animated series World of Quest. For more information on Shannon Denton, visit

Jay Fotos credits include the comic series Spawn, and most recently, Frank Fazetta's smash comic book hit series Death Dealer. Other titles Fotos has worked on include Gutwrencher, Gravesliger, ZAPT, and Grunts. Fotos has been a working professional in the comics industry for nearly a decade with a resume that spans throughout every creative medium. For more information on Fotos, visit

Who: Collins College, a school of design and technology, provides students with a career-focused education. Approximately 2,000 students from across the nation attend Collins College. Collins offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in game design, visual arts with a major in game art, graphic design, interior design, film & video production, and a Bachelor of Science in information technology. Associate degrees are offered in information technology, digital video production and graphic design. For more information, visit

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