Story: Dec 22, 2014
Grad is sculptor behind Disney's Big Hero 6
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35th Annual Scholastic Art & Writing Exhibition
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Students animate, illustrate holiday greetings on behalf of ...
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69th Annual Student Independent Exhibition
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We caught up with CIA grad Zack Petroc, model supervisor behind the Disney blockbuster Big Hero 6, and asked him how his CIA education helped him succeed. Find ...
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Spring 2015 Open House
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New Uptown Residence Hall featured in CIA video
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December 22, 2014
Fine arts background shapes Zack Petroc's digital animation career
By Julie Troha
Zack Petroc graduated from CIA in 1997 with a BFA in sculpture. Now he’s at the top of the digital sculpture and animation fields, working as a model supervisor at Disney Feature Animation. Through Zack Petroc Studios (zackpetroc.com) he creates unique new content and offers training for digital artists around the world. He spoke with us after the release of Big Hero 6, which has been nominated for the 2014 Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film.
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