“The first movie was just fantastic, and working on Iron Man 2 was an amazing project for me - I was such a fan when I was a kid,”
Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) May 8, 2010
Full Sail University (http://www.fullsail.edu), would like to congratulate a three students who worked on the blockbuster comic-book adaptation, Iron Man 2. After two years in development, the highly anticipated sequel hits theaters May 7, 2010.
The three graduates who worked on the film are: Andrew Hwang (Computer Animation - Lead Modeler); Fred Stuhrberg (Computer Animation Bachelor of Science Degree Program – 3D Scanning Engineer); Andrea Babineau (Film Bachelor of Science Degree Program – Production Assistant)
As Lead Modeler at Third Floor, a popular Los Angeles effects house, Andrew Hwang worked on pre-visualization and final production work for a number of the films’ characters, including Iron Man ally, War Machine. Fred, a 3D Scanning Engineer, was responsible for making digital scans of physical models that were used to build the final characters and objects for the film. Andrea was hired early in development as a production assistant, and worked for nearly a year on the movie, from November 2008 to August 2009.
“The first movie was just fantastic, and working on Iron Man 2 was an amazing project for me - I was such a fan when I was a kid,” said Andrew Hwang, Full Sail graduate and Lead Modeler for Iron Man 2. Pete Bandstra, Program Director for Computer Animation and Game Art further added, “We are always amazed at the level of hard work, dedication, and passion that our alumni, as well as our current students have for the entertainment industry. It truly demonstrates the level of commitment one needs in order to be successful in this industry.”
About Full Sail University:
Since 1979, Full Sail University, located outside of Orlando, FL, has been an innovative educational leader for those pursuing careers in the entertainment industry. With over 34,500 alumni, graduate credits include work on OSCAR, Emmy and GRAMMY®-winning projects, best-selling video games, and #1 grossing U.S. concert tours. Full Sail's 191-acre campus and online education platform proudly welcomes over 8,800 students from 50 states and 57 countries.
Full Sail currently offers a total of 28 degree programs including: Associate of Science Degrees in Graphic Design and Recording Engineering; Bachelor of Science Degrees offered in: Computer Animation, Digital Arts & Design, Entertainment Business, Film, Game Art, Game Design, Game Development, Graphic Design, Internet Marketing, Music Business, Music Production, Recording Arts, Show Production, and Web Design & Development; Master of Science Degrees in Education Media Design & Technology, Game Design, Entertainment Business, and Internet Marketing; and Master of Fine Arts Degrees in Creative Writing and Media Design.
Full Sail was most recently named the 2009 IT Florida “Leader of the Year” as well as “Best Company” in the 2009 Orlando Business Journal’s Reader’s Choice Awards. In addition, Full Sail University has been recognized as the 2008 “School/College of the Year” by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges and has also been previously named: The Harvard of Game Schools by Tips & Tricks Magazine; one of the top three New Media Schools by Shift Magazine (alongside the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and New York University); one of the Top Five Game Degree Programs in the world by Electronic Gaming Monthly; one of the Best Music Programs in the country by Rolling Stone Magazine; one of the Best Music Business Departments in the Schools That Rock: The Rolling Stone College Guide; and one of the Best Film Programs in the country by UNleashed Magazine.
For more information about Full Sail, please visit http://www.fullsail.edu.