Sunday, April 24, 2011

Bigger Update!

First off! Here's some actual animation!
This is kinda my demo reel coming off iAnimate, minus one shot which I need to fix up due to a render mishap.

iA Reel from omar elhindi on Vimeo.

It's not terrible! I'm happy with it for the most part at least.

So actual update-wise, I was unfortunately rejected by Sheridan. Sucks.
Oh well, there's still a chance for me to get offered their art fundamentals program, and if I don't then I'm off to St Clair college, and maybe re enroll in iAnimate! I miss it there, it was a ton of fun and I learned a lot in a really short time.

Anyway, that's it for now! Hopefully my posts will be a bit more frequent :)


Nate said...

Great reel man!

Sorry to hear about the Sheridan rejection, I was also rejected about 7 years ago but have been working in animation for the last 6 years ;)

Best of luck! Enjoy your time in college!

Omar said...

Thanks a bunch Nate! Where did you wind up going instead?
Also great job on Dragon Age :)

Nate said...

I went to Vancouver Film School.

After the 1 year course, I worked on a few animated TV Shows in Vancouver. Finally ended up at BioWare in Edmonton after a little while.

After a few months at BioWare, we hired a bunch of Sheridan grads that would have been my classmates had I been accepted the year that I applied.

Your career can take a lot of different paths.

With Anim Mentor, iAnimate and all of the online schools now available, your options are better than ever. If I could do it all over again, I would probably do a 4 year art degree at a local college/university that didn't cost an arm and a leg and then do iAnimate or Anim Mentor.

Amanda said...

Hey Omar, your reel is looking great so far! Can't wait to see what else you do 8) Let us know when you continue with iAnimate!

Omar said...

Thanks Amanda!! I'm actually coming back for September! :)

tonychauzer said...

Hey Omar,

Checked out your reel there and you've definitely got skills man. Keep up the good work :)

Omar said...

Thanks Tony!! :)