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Warner Bros presented Exceptional Minds with a check yesterday that will help fund growing demand for the nonprofit's career training and job placement programs for young people with autism. The donation is just one more way that Warner Bros is partnering with Exceptional Minds to "Change Lives One Frame at a Time!"
This year's HFPA Grants Banquet is number four for Exceptional Minds, which prepares young adults with autism for careers in visual effects and animation.
FiberPlex Technologies now offers a full spectrum of options for utilizing unused capacity on existing fiber optic links with the introduction of its WDP passive wavelength division multiplexers.
"From COVID-19 to Protest 2020, we have faced challenges the likes of which most of us have never seen before."
Every so often a modern Charles Dickens story comes along that truly celebrates the spirit of the giving season.
Season three of Atypical continues 19-year-old Sam's journey to adulthood as he goes on to art school and searches for independence, which strikes a familiar chord for the Exceptional Minds artists on the spectrum.
Animation event to spotlight Exceptional Minds nonprofit school and studio for animators and artists on the autism spectrum.
The nonprofit school and studio for young adults on the autism spectrum celebrates one of its own receiving high honor in visual effects industry.
Nonprofit school and studio for artists on the autism spectrum makes bold moves to partner with corporations on cause marketing, social impact and inclusion initiatives.
The nonprofit school and studio for individuals with autism was awarded a grant during the HFPA's annual Grants Banquet, one of Hollywood's biggest charitable events of the year.
It's a blockbuster summer of internships for Exceptional Minds students and artists on the autism spectrum who are spending their summer at Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and elsewhere.
The 2019 graduating class made up of six men and one woman on the autism spectrum is the sixth graduating class for Exceptional Minds, a pioneer in autism employability, self-sufficiency and inclusion.
The nonprofit academy and studio for artists with autism recognizes bank for mentorship and financial support.
The training academy and studio dedicated to careers for individuals with autism will be honored by California State Senator Bob Hertzberg on June 5, California Nonprofits Day.
The Swiss watch was given to Burt Reynolds by Loni Anderson for the couple's first anniversary and is one of several items being offered that "represent a window into the glamour of Hollywood."
The studio of professionals on the spectrum is transforming employment expectations for a population that has one of the highest unemployment rates.
One problem remains for producing live programming between sites or consolidating stations into one regional operating center. SwitchBlade is the missing link that makes it possible to turn on a mic or set a fader from faraway, and it's being introduced at the NAB Show next month by Wheatstone Corp.
The studio of working professionals on the spectrum started 2019 with 128 movies and television shows to its credit, including three of the five 2019 Oscar nominees in the visual effects category ('Avengers: Infinity War,' 'First Man,' and 'Solo: A Star Wars Story').
Artists with special needs, Nickelodeon interns and middle school students complete mural in honor of the late Stephen Hillenburg
Its Virtual Private Tutoring program is modeled after the Exceptional Minds program that has prepared animators and visual effects artists on the autism spectrum for careers at Marvel Studios, Cartoon Network and Warner Bros Animation.
Susan Zwerman recognized for her mentorship role as the Studio Executive Producer for Exceptional Minds school and studio for young adults on the autism spectrum.
'Who better to animate for an autism-related show than animators with autism?'
School for young adults with autism recognized by San Fernando Valley leaders for its unique training program that prepares individuals with autism for careers in visual effects and animation.
Animators on the spectrum joined Oscar-, Emmy- and Grammy-winning artists to present four animated shorts at this year's Palm Springs International Animation Festival. Exceptional Minds shorts were among the 250 that made the cut, out of more than 2,700 PSIAF submissions overall.
Former CEO of Albert Einstein Academies Jeffrey Shapiro brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Exceptional Minds nonprofit school for young adults on the autism spectrum as it enters the next chapter.
This is the latest in a string of Marvel Studios movies for Exceptional Minds Studio, the only visual effects and animation studio staffed entirely by professional artists on the autism spectrum.
At the graduation Monday, Seymour spoke of Ernie Merlán's legacy as a builder of both movie sets and dreams, and his contribution to Exceptional Minds as a co-founder and the organization's first executive director.
The Exceptional Minds Class of 2018 was given a warm welcome by the visual effects and animation industries at the annual Exceptional Minds Open House.
Thanks to the foundation's support, 11 young adults with autism completed their formal training Monday and began their professional careers as animators and visual effects artists.
Monday marked the end of formal training for eleven young adults on the autism spectrum and the beginning of their professional careers in the competitive fields of animation and/or visual effects.
Even as an estimated 90 percent of the autism population continues to be underemployed, a few young professionals with autism are finding success doing visual effects for the movie industry.
Exceptional Minds visual effects artists on the spectrum attend Wednesday's cast and crew screening of Marvel Studios' 'Avengers: Infinity War'
Exceptional Minds visual effects artists on the spectrum attend Monday's cast and crew screening of "Black Panther."
Exceptional Minds visual effects artists on the spectrum earned screen credit for visual cleanup and/or title work on "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2," and "War for the Planet of the Apes."
Visual effects artists on the autism spectrum work on the blockbuster film of the century.
Marvel fans and visual effects professionals on the autism spectrum add "Thor: Ragnarok" to their list of movie credits.
Hollywood shines spotlight on school and working studio for young adults on the autism spectrum.
Last night's HFPA Grants Banquet is number three for Exceptional Minds, which prepares young adults with autism for visual effects jobs.
Exceptional Minds Studio staffed by visual effects professionals on the autism spectrum adds "Spider-Man: Homecoming" to its list of movie credits.
Eight young men and two young women graduated from Exceptional Minds vocational school for young adults on the autism spectrum on Sunday, the fourth such graduating class to defy the odds of a population known for its high unemployment rate and low expectations.
Young artists on the autism spectrum 'wow' industry professionals with animation and visual effects.
'Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2' opened in theaters over the weekend, making it the fifth Marvel movie Exceptional Minds has worked on since opening its doors as the only studio staffed entirely by visual effects professionals on the autism spectrum
Amgen employees join Patricia Heaton at an afternoon fundraiser for young adults on the autism spectrum who are pursuing careers in animation and visual effects for the entertainment industry.
While autism is changing family dynamics across the nation at an alarming rate, it is also impacting the workplace - often for the better as one Exceptional Minds graduate proves.
"If I told you that Exceptional Minds has a program where 80 percent of graduates with moderate to high functioning autism are working, would you help us scale the program to the next level?"
With those words, Ernie Merlán won the Judges Innovation Award at last night's 2017 Social Innovation Fast Pitch held at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.
Among the more interesting products resulting from the Internet of Things (IoT) is a new waveguide product recently introduced by FiberPlex Technologies.
Wheatstone adds the PR&E console brand to its growing line of studio products for broadcast, which includes IP audio networking, digital editing and audio processing for streaming and on-air.
AV staging and lighting company uses FiberPlex 'blue boxes' to provide the electronic interface to a single optical fiber cable between media servers and video projectors.
VR event played to a full house of studio employees at Warner Bros. with special appearance by Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell and two young adults on the autism spectrum from Exceptional Minds.