SIGGRAPH ASIA - Brisbane, Australia

@October 28th 2019 10pm

I will be presenting on a numerous occasions at Siggraph Asia this year. Talks and panels will vary from  everything from Autodesk's Vision series where  I will discuss our academy pipeline using SHOTGUN as well as  BRIDGING THE GAP discussion panel on how we prepare artists for the industry and the future.  If you are coming to Siggraph Asia in Brisbane, Australia, be sure to say "Hi!"

 

 

 

AEAF 2019 - Gold & Silver Awards

@August 16th 2019 9pm

The Academy took out two more awards at the yearly Animation and VFX festival AEAF. Its great to see the work of our students continue to compete with industry.

 

 

 

Siggraph 2019 - Los Angeles

@ Aug 1st 2019 10am


We presented our Academy project "Xploro" at Appy hour. If you would like to try "Xploro" download it now for free on the ios app store:
https://apps.apple.com/au/app/xploro/id1435032056

 

 

 

The Rookies - WINNING - Best VR Best AR Experience

@ July 31st 2019 10am

Out of 3,458 inspiring entries spanning 89 countries, UTS Animal Logic Academy students (UTS ALA) have picked up multiple accolades at the 2019 Rookie Awards. The second time this has happened in as many years...

 

 

 

Sydney Impact Festival

@ June 14th 2019 10am

I will be giving a masterclass and presentation on our approach when developing for emerging technologies, with focus on Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality projects.

 

 

 

FIRSTSHOWING.NET

@ April 17th 2019 10am

A nice little mention on firshowing.net about my involvement with the short sci-fi film The Shipment. As well as being part of the script and story team i was fortunate to Animation Direct this film as well. For more, and the trailer click below.

 

 

 

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REMIX 2019 - Sydney

@ April 5th 2019 10am

We are presenting at the REMIX conference in Sydney,  on April 12th at UTS. Come hear the team speak about our innovative projects in the emerging tech space and how the UTS Animal Logic Academy and its unique approach to pratically led education came to be.

 

 

 

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UNITY Global Educational Advisory Board

@ march 18th 2019 10am
 

Excited to be a part of Unity's Global Education Advisory board where our aim is to provide guidance and feedback on strategic decisions to fulfil Unity Education’s vision to enable everyone to become a creator.

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The Shipment selected to Tribeca Film Festival

@ march 10th 2019 11am
 

The Shipment has been selected to the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival joining 63 short films out thousands submissions applying for the festival. This is quite the honor and a testament to the hard working crew, artists and actors behind the movie.

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SPEAKER ANNOUNCEMENT - AEAF 2019 - August 2019

@ Feb 14th 2019 11am

Myself and the UTS Animal logic Academy team will be speaking at the AEAF festival this year. We will be focussing on Transferrable skills from traditional animation and VFX pipelines to Emerging Technologies; Realtime, Virtual reality, Augmented reality and more.

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Meet the Artist - CHRIS EBELING - CG FUTURES 8th March 2019

@ Feb 12th 2019 11am

I will be delivering a talk about my career, advice, tips and tricks at CG Futures event in Melbourne on the 8th, 9th of March. I will also be part of the career talks educational panel, where we aim to help guide young artists and creators to find their way in this ever evolving industry. 

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WINNER for BEST VFX at BERLIN SCI-FI Festival

@ nov 27th 2018 11am

The Shipment took home best VFX from the Berlin Sci-Fi festival, beating out some great competition. Its always nice to see a labour of love, something we and many artists on a international scale (Australia, Germany, France, Canada, Mexico, USA ) poured our heart and souls into creating, being recognised on a international stage. Great work to all involved. Cant wait to show you all this short film. In the meantime check out the trailer here

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The Shipment: Australian premiere

@ oct 19th 2018 9am

The short sci fi thriller, "The Shipment" that I was involved with as part of the story team and Animated Directed has its Australian premiere this weekend at the inagural SciFi Film Festival. If you like space creatures, space ships and suspense check it out. More info below.

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VFX Down Under: The NOW and the NEW in OZ/NZ

@ Sep 29th 2018 10am

A nice write up about our Academy, outlining our new approach to education in the digital space, how we aim to be different and how we give our graduates an advantage in their young careers.

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UTS ANIMAL LOGIC ACADEMY - wins Pipeline Award! 

@ Aug 16th 2018 10am

Our 2018 Coding Students and Technical Staff just won the coveted "Shotty" Shotgun Pipeline award at this years Siggraph conference in Vancouver.  This year we re-designed our academy Pipeline to include Pixar's USD combning it with pur Shotgun workflow.

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TerraChi - wins "VR game of the Year" Award! 

@ May 31st, 2018 9am

Our 2017 Students major project, TerraChi wins game of the year, beating out notable universities on a global scale. 

TerraChi is an interactive VR experience that transports the user to a stylised world where Tai chi inspired moves and biometrics allow the user to change the world around them.

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TerraChi - selected for Sydney Film Festival

@ June 1st, 2018 10am

Our 2017 Students major project, TerraChi was selected to be a part of the Virtual Reality Hub at the Sydney Film Festival.

TerraChi is an interactive VR experience that transports the user to a stylised world where Tai chi inspired moves and biometrics allow the user to change the world around them.

Convergence - Key Note

@ April, 2018  2pm

Was asked to give a presentation about some of the work we do at the Academy, particularly focused on Mixed Reality and how we approach our projects in this state of the art learning space.

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The ROOKIES - A New Way of Teaching Visual Effects

@ Nov 3rd, 2017 10am

The Rookies interviewed me about our new approach to teaching Visual Effects at the UTS ANIMAL LOGIC ACADEMY. Click below and read more about the everyday life at the Academy. Also, check out the fantastic work The Rookies do for the VFX industry, here: http://www.therookies.co/

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MASTERS of MOTION

@ Sep 5th, 2017 11am

Humbled to be featured on this fantastic list of talented creatives.

Masters of Motion is a non-for-profit website, social media channel, and podcast that provides the world with a insight into the Australian and New Zealand animation industry. Comprising of an online gallery featuring outstanding motion design, animation and visual effects work. Our mission is to celebrate Australia's motion artists and to inspire the next generation of motion designers, animators, visual effects and 3-D artists.

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UTS ANIMAL LOGIC ACADEMY

@ July 21st, 2017 10am

I have been fortunate to help build a new groundbreaking academy, a relationship between Animal Logic and University of Technology Sydney (UTS). 

I was recently interviewed about this exciting new endeavour, click below to hear more about it. 

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Immersive Story telling: The Evolution of Storytelling in the 21st Century

@ July 11th, 2017 6pm-8pm

Join us as we discuss immersive storytelling, the evolution of the medium, and the progression of the ways we tell these stories. Some of the finest immersive storytellers in Australia will share with us insights into their worlds and how they are able to deliver these experiences to audiences worldwide...

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UTS Animal Logic Academy announcse key appointments for Inaugural Master Degree

@ November 8th, 2016 1:55pm

Starting a new adventure, helping create something truly special in the Academic world.
Ebeling comes to the course with valuable experience and knowledge following his recent work with Animal Logic on The LEGO Batman Movie, The LEGO Movie and Guardians of Ga’Hoole.  

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TAFE AMBASSADOR - Chris Ebeling CreatIT Excellence Award.

@ August 10th, 2016 8:59 am

 

 

Proud and humbled that a young aspiring artist can receive an award in my name. Good luck to Mitch Coombs, and I look forward to following your journey in the industry.

 

The famous face of Bogan Gate, Mitchell Coombs, has done it again.

The Red Bend Catholic College graduate has received another prestigious award - this time the CreatIT Chris Ebeling Industry Award, presented to him at the Sydney Tafe 2016 Student Excellence Awards...

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Q & A with the CPH POST

@ February 25th, 2016 7:00 pm| by Ben Hamilton

 

 

Despite its obvious homegrown connection, very few Danes who went to see the critically-acclaimed ‘The Lego Movie’ would have been aware that one of their countrymen played a key role in the animation of the film.

Chris Ebeling, a world-class animator and digital artist, worked for Australian studio Animal Logic, which was tasked with providing the animation for the film – 80 percent of the running time....

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SYDNEY ACM SIGGRAPH Animation Masterclass 2015

@ Enmore Design Center, 7th November 2015

 

 

Join some of the world’s leading animators for an intensive day focussing on The Illusion of Life – 12 Principles of Animation. This is an all-day Masterclass being held at the Design Centre, Enmore. A light lunch will be included on the day. Speakers include: David Williams, Alex Weight, Magali Riguadias, Andrew Silke, Chris Ebeling.

 

 

 

 

 

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WARTILE is the featured game of the week on OnlySP!

October 27, 2015

 

The game that I am currently helping produce, leading the animation team,  was featured game of the week on OnlySP! Check it out!

 

 

 

 

 

Siggraph - Meet the Artist: Chris Ebeling Animator and Digital Artist

@ Metro Screen Sydney, 6th MAY 2015

 

Chris Ebeling is a world-class animator and digital artist with credits on Hollywood blockbusters such as The Lego Movie, The Great Gatsby, Happy 2, Knowing and the Legend of the Guardians. He will talk about the journey from student to proffesional and will speak about devekopingt your own IP and his project, Sumoboy.

 

 

 

 

 

Made by TAFE - Academic Ambassador.

@ TAFE NSW 2015 

 

Meet 3D animation Lecturer and proffesional VFX artist Chris Ebeling a former Student of the NSW TAFE program. Due to his highly succesful career in the industry, Chris was asked to represent TAFE as Academic Ambassador. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SumoBoy, an Australian video game with an anti-bullying message, is relying on crowd funding to get started

by ALEXIS CAREY, INNER WEST COURIER, MAY 2014

 

A GROUNDBREAKING new video game with an anti-bullying message has been created to encourage players to find the courage to stand up for themselves and others.

SumoBoy has been produced by Australian video game creators TAPRR, and the company hopes to get the game up and running through crowd-funding.

Haberfield animator Chris Ebeling, who has previously worked on high-profile films including The Lego Movie and Happy Feet, is co-directing and supervising SumoBoy.

THE LEGO MOVIE is a career highlight for Animator Chris Ebeling.

by ALEXIS CAREY, INNER WEST COURIER, MARCH 2014

 

For Haberfield animator Chris Ebeling, career highlights don’t get much better than working on The Lego Movie.

The former student and current part-time teacher at Sydney TAFE’s Design Centre Enmore described his time as an animator on the film as “phenomenal” and one of the best working experiences of his life.

Mr Ebeling worked for the renowned animation and visual effects studio Animal Logic, which was tasked with producing the animation for the movie.

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