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Iron Animator

All right, everybody.  It's that time again for us animators to show who is the toughest of the bunch.  Iron Animator is coming back to the school, and this time the 2D club has been invited.  That being said, it is highly possible that it will include some 2D element instead of the usual 3D character modeling competition.

For those of you who do not know what Iron Animator is, it is a 24 hour competition that is held within the animation department at the Art Institute of Philadelphia.  I'm not sure if other AI's have this competition, but it is pretty popular here with the 3D department.  Iron Animator usually starts in the afternoon and ends 24 hours later.  Students and a few faculty members are locked in the Annex, which houses most of our computer labs, and the students work overnight...  nonstop...  in front of a computer for the chance to be the next Iron Animator.  Various prizes are available, too.

It is as of yet unconfirmed, but I can say that there is a high possibility that it will be a lip sync from the 11 Second Club.  Now, if you want to know what the 11 Second Club is about, you can look them up at 11secondclub.com.  Essentially, they are a competition that has a  voice or sound track that you can download.  You have to animate to this track, and the sound must sync.  The results are amazing, as these are month long competitions.

Seeing how 2D isn't even officially a club yet and we were personally invited, I say we go and show them an early taste of what we can do.  If you have an interest in this and want to know more, let me know.  Or, if you would like to participate and need to find accommodations to staying overnight, voice your concerns.  I will do my best to answer all of them.

Cheers!

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