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  • Campus offices and facilities are closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

    Ahamnson Hall and Galef Center are open Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, 9-6.

    Graduate Studios are open to those students who have approved access.

  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event
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    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event
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    OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

    Design Week June 21-27, 2015

    I AM THE CITY

     

    VISITING ARTISTS

    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne And Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC

    www.field-experiments.com

     

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Faculty Member

Continuing Education Faculty

Michael Polvani

Michael Polvani is an animation veteran with over 28 years of professional experience. Mr. Polvani has worked at a wide variety of studios including Walt Disney Feature Animation, Chuck Jones Film Productions, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Warner Brothers Feature Animation, and many others. He has worked on a number of animated productions including feature films, TV series, TV commercials, video games, independent films, theme parks, music videos, and websites. Mr. Polvani has worked on such projects as The Iron Giant, The Little Mermaid, Hercules, Cats Don’t Dance, The Simpsons Movie, The Simpsons Television Show, The Chronicles of Narnia – the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Mighty B!, The Hi Hi Puffy Ami Yumi Show, Stuart Little Part 2, The Prince and the Pauper, Mighty Joe Young, Oliver & Company, and An American Tail.

2015 Summer Session course(s) instructed by Michael Polvani:
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