[Sidefx-houdini-list] Teaching Houdini

Alvin Yap jtalbain at singnet.com.sg
Thu Nov 29 19:40:26 EST 2007


Hey Andrew,
Do you happen to know what's the hiring schedule for Laika like next year?

Regards,
Alvin

Andrew D Lyons wrote:
> Yep - I work for a major feature animation studio in the US that is
> going to need to hire many dozens of Houdini capable people over the
> next years for surfacing, lighting and effects. More maybe down the
> track. I know other major studios are looking at H9 pretty hard as
> well. There's a growing feeling that Maya has run it's course, just as
> Softimage did before it. Please train lots of good Houdini people for
> us to hire next year!
>
> Cheers
>
>
> On 29/11/2007, zhang xiao <zhangxiao6776 at gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> maybe in L.A or london or australia, definitely not in big china, houdini
>> starts to draw
>> attention of chinese cg artists, and i heard that sidfx ceo is involving
>> with a training program
>> in beijing, maybe that's a good sign.
>>
>> On Nov 29, 2007 3:14 PM, François Duchesneau <sidefx at trinix.ca> wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> Hi, I've started to give Houdini lessons in a company. This is for
>>> people that already do VFX with an other software but know little about
>>> Houdini.
>>>
>>> I'm gonna teach them how to use the interface and the concept behind
>>> Houdini to be efficient as much as possible. After that, they want to
>>> learn every aspect of Houdini in Sop, Pop, Dop, Chop etc. to be able to
>>> make stunning FX.
>>>
>>> I'm still not sure I want to make a career as a teacher because I like
>>> doing FX but I wanted to know if you've notice a lack of teacher. My
>>> feeling is, Houdini is getting more and more used and studios will want
>>> to quickly be able to use it. Or do every studio has its own teacher
>>> internally?
>>>
>>> Any comment about it?
>>>
>>> François
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