Graduate’s Career Soars at Rhythm & Hues by Training Others
June 3rd, 2010

Rhythm & Hues is the animation and digital arts studio always at the top of their game. Craig Slagel, a graduate of Living Arts College @ School of Communication Arts in Raleigh, North Carolina; is helping the production organization stay that way.

Debra Hooper with Graduate Craig Slagel from Rythm & HuesCraig provides staff Education for the Motion Department. This office supplies creative Animation, Technical Animation, Rigging, Match Moving and Track Services for countless cinema and broadcast projects.

His support efforts include training new and current employees both in the Oscar winning Los Angeles studio plus the firm’s worldwide studios in India and Malaysia.

Prior to R&H, Craig consulted for Autodesk, lectured at Dartmouth College and worked for seven years as the Senior Worldwide Graphics Trainer for Electronic Arts. Outside of training Craig has worked on several major titles as a Lighter, Rigger and Technical Artist.

Craig has trained 1000’s of students and professional artists, consulted with schools, studios and corporations, presented at SIGGRAPH and GDC and now has over 13 years experience in the Computer Graphics Industry.

“I have not forgotten the core and on-target applications training I received at the Raleigh, school. The School’s always forward thinking “is no different from the forward vision I bring to my work here.” reports Craig.

Outside of work, Craig is an endurance runner and has run some of the world toughest endurance races including Western States 100 mile, Hardrock 100 mile and Ultra Trail Du Mont Blanc.

Living Arts College is the creative content College that has “jump started” the digital careers in top places for many graduates of the advanced programs here. The college is on the Internet at