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FutureProof ’24 Motion Design Conference Hits Ringling College March 11-15

FutureProof ’24, The Motion Design Conference at Ringling College will be held on campus from March 11th to 15th with a range of speakers including Imaginary Forces, CNN Design, and Disney Live Entertainment.

The event, hosted by the Department of Motion Design, includes industry presentations, workshops, technical demos, and activities designed for students studying at Ringling College to ensure they have a seamless transition from the classroom to their future careers. Our mission is to prepare the next generation of visual communicators through education, inspiration, and connection.

Ed Cheetham, chair of the Department of Motion Design: “There is no better way to inspire students than to provide them with professional engagements with the creative leaders of our industry. Leveraging Ringling’s professional reputation and the exceptional quality of our students, we attract leading studios who are eager to engage with the next wave of emerging talent. The FutureProof conference underscores Ringling’s commitment to providing students with unique opportunities to connect directly with industry leaders, right from our campus.”

This year’s speakers and panelists:
• Disney Live Entertainment
• Winbush Immersive
• Matthias Omotola
• Imaginary Forces
• CNN Design
• Dash
• The Garden Creative
• Telemundo
• Alumni panel

New this year, FutureProof will present hands-on technical workshops by Maxon, the maker of Cinema 4D, 3D animation software, and Foundry, the maker of Nuke and other visual effects software, both of which are used extensively throughout the motion design curriculum.

The event is created for Motion Design students and alumni — but all Ringling College students are welcome to attend. Representatives from Career Services will also be available throughout the event to provide students with workshops on topics such as resume building, networking, and interviewing skills.

Our FutureProof ’24 sponsors:
• Maxon
• Foundry
• SideFX
• Stash

For more information, visit RinglingFutureProof.com

If you would like to know how to participate in future events, please contact: motiondesign@c.ringling.edu

Ringling College’s Department of Motion Design has been ranked #1 in the World for Best Motion Graphics Schools by The Rookies. The Department has received numerous national and international awards, including National Gold ADDY Awards, D&AD Pencil Awards, Art Directors Club Awards, Motionographer’s Motion Awards, Communication Arts Awards, and our alumni have won numerous EMMY Awards.