Found out about the MAD Academy at the old Fox Studios. They look like just the ticket for the discreet product set. They look like they will be getting into Maya and such as well (with the Autodesk link now). They are the only Max centre in Sydney. A single course with them is $1250 or $1650 which is scary. Their whole program is $9900 in 3.5 months and would be a very intense experience.
Apart from this there are the uni digital media programs (COFA, UTS, USyd)
Watched some I-Robot, some more very smooth integration of digital characters.
Read a Fantastic Four magazine with a nice article on the digital effects work they had to do to bring it all to life.
Had a good talk with Vroomie about actors, directors, scripts, editing and such. I will have to try and get enough skills in place so I can contribute to the work they are doing.
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