03 December 2018
As part of the Createability Internship Program, announced today by Minister for the Arts, Don Harwin, Animal Logic has welcomed Bachelor of Design in Animation student Cindy Zhi from UTS into our Sydney studio. Cindy is currently working closely with our art department, exploring key imagery and illustrated moments across a number of our projects, developing her practical and creative skills while gaining knowledge of how an animation studio operates. Jessica Lubbe, who is currently a Junior 3D Generalist at UTS/Animal Logic Academy, will also be joining our team in early 2019, working as a Digital Artist, Modelling intern at under an Animal Logic mentor.
The Createability Internship Program, a partnership between Create NSW, the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) and Accessible Arts, will allocate $64,000 to support those working with disability in the arts, screen, and cultural sectors.
Other host organisations include the Sydney Opera House, the Art Gallery of NSW, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA), Sydney Festival, Campbelltown Arts Centre, ABC, Jungle Entertainment and Goalpost Pictures.
Minister for the Arts, Don Harwin, said, “The arts community is unlike any other – one that champions creative expression and individuality without limitation. I know that each of these organisations will learn as much from this experience as the interns themselves, helping us to improve longer-term accessibility and employment prospects for people with disability across the State.”
Accessible Arts CEO, Kerry Comerford, also commented, “We look forward to learning from and growing with each of the interns, and journeying with them as they embark on their respective professional placements with some of NSW’s key arts and cultural organisations.”
Read the full press release here.