Emmy-winning writer Bill Burnett to speak on animation at HU

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2014-03-19
HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Emmy Award-winning writer, producer and composer Bill Burnett will bring his expertise in the animation industry to Huntington University at 7 p.m. April 2 to demonstrate how to build a career in the field.

The presentation will be held in the Longaker Recital Hall of the Merillat Centre for the Arts. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Burnett’s talk, “You Are the Gatekeeper: Building a Career in Animation in the Internet Age,” will derive from his successful years as the co-creator and executive producer of Nickelodeon’s classic hit “ChalkZone,” head writer of Cartoon Network’s “Cow & Chicken” and as an Emmy-winning writer for Universal’s “Curious George.”

Huntington’s digital media arts program, featuring majors in film production, film studies, animation and broadcast-fusion media, is the largest program on campus. Under the direction of skilled faculty, students study with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. To learn more about the program, visit www.huntington.edu/digital-media.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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