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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Oliver Payne, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Please join the Digital Media Department for a lecture by  Alina Chau.
    Chau is an Animator, Illustrator and Storyboard artist who has worked with Lucasfilm Animation, Technicolor Interactive Services, and Electronic Arts.  
    Alina Chau received her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. She spent over a decade working in the animation industry. Her most notable credit is on LucasFilm’s Emmy Award Winning program, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
  • Kimberli Meyer trained as an architect and an artist, and has been the director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood since 2002. She has initiated and curated many programs there, including the exhibitions How Many Billboards?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event

    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.

    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Yutaka Makino. He lives and works in Berlin.  Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.

  • Joe Sola (‘99)’s work has been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums including: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Hammer Museum, The Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Andy Warhol Museum  and Kunsthaus Gras, Austria, Museum of Modern Art Jean-Duc, Luxembourg. Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City.  His performances have taken place at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, MOT International in London, 356 Mission Rd, Los Angeles.


Lynda Campus

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  • Take tutorials to help with coursework
  • Learn techniques for your own projects
  • Build tech skills to boost your resume
  • Assign tutorials for projects & classes
  • Incorporate training in your syllabi
  • Supplement courses with video
  • Boost your productivity
  • Explore new technologies
  • Add training to your performance plan

All students, faculty, and staff have free access to Lynda.com, an online subscription library that teaches the latest software tools and skills through high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized industry experts. By registering for a lyndaCampus at Otis account, you can access more than 1,400 training videos on a broad range of subjects, including business skills, photography, design, music and video, home computing, animation, and web design and development. New courses are added every week. Exercise files let you follow along with the instruction as you learn, and bookmarks help you keep track of what you’d like to watch.

Getting Started

New login method launching in August 2015! Details below.

New Users:

  1. Go to the new lyndaCampus at Otis log-in page.
  2. Enter your Otis credentials, just like logging into Webmail or O-Space.
  3. Click the button "No, I've never had an account."
  4. Please update your profile.

And you are ready to go.

But I created a lyndaCampus at Otis account last year!

Upon first log in you will have the opportunity to transfer your history from your previous account (please note this is only available upon your first log in).

  1. Go to the new lyndaCampus at Otis log-in page.
  2. Enter your Otis credentials, just like logging into Webmail or O-Space.
  3. Click the button "I've had an account."
  4. Enter your old lynda.com username and password. The username was your full Otis email address. There is a forgot password utility if you cannot remember it.
  5. Click on the button “Transfer my account.”
  6. Please update your profile.

And you are ready to go.

I already have a personal lynda.com account.

If you already have a personal lynda.com account associated with your Otis email address, you may be eligible for a partial refund. Contact lynda.com‘s Customer Service for details.

If you have a lynda.com account associated with a non-Otis email address, you can contact lynda.com‘s Customer Service to have your account history transferred to your Otis lyndaCampus account, if desired.

What if I went directly to lynda.com? How do I log in?

Additionally, you may go directly to lynda.com and select log in from the top right corner. You will be asked to enter your organization's domain, www.otis.edu, and will be directed to enter in your Otis login credentials.
This is also the process if you are using the Lynda.com mobile app.

Why the Change?

The new log in process uses your existing Otis credentials; there is no need to create and manage yet another username and password. The account will be activated immediately without needing to verify your Otis email address.

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Helpful Videos and Courses

View a short video Welcome to Lynda.com
Watch a video About lyndaCampus
Take a course on How to Use lynda.com


Mobile Access

Access the lynda.com library 24/7 - even from your iPhone, iPad, Android device, or mobile phone - and watch entire courses or single tutorial videos as you need them.

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