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Here at CMA, informative talks and events are always held for our students. Various industry players as well as various agencies will conduct these talks and events. We firmly believe that these talks and events will supplement our student's education here at CMA.

August 2012
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The Winner's Workshop — Crowbar Workshop 2012

Get the lowdown on surviving and flourishing in the creative industry from a stellar cast of previous Crowbar Winners and renowned industry professionals. Yes, straight from the horses mouth! What better advice can you ask for?

Register with our Regional Marketing Manager by 25th July 2012.

For more information, click here.

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Get Networking! —
Get Working 2012

As you put the finishing touches on your latest design assignment, or psyche yourself in commencement of your next big project, have you seriously stopped to think what's next for you? Do you see yourself becoming just a designer, churning out "mail-ordered" designs that don't reflect your artistic vision, or can you envisage yourself perched on a high-backed leather chair with the words "Creative Director" engraved on the polished marble plaque propped proudly on your desk?

If the latter's you, then vital key to your dreams lies in your ability to network and mingle with the right crowd, and that's just what this networking training session will equip you with!

In cooperation with AIESEC, the largest student organization in the world, this workshop will enlighten you further on:

  1. The importance of networking

  2. Building confidence for networking

  3. Breaking Steroetypes

  4. Business Etiquette

  5. Personal Branding

So, for all you aspiring creative directors, free up your 7th August, and postpone that dinner date because this workshop at 7pm might just be the gateway to your dreams!

Register with our Regional Marketing Manager by 25th July 2012.

June 2012
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The fantastical worlds
of Harry Potter and Andy Warhol

30th June 2012
ArtScience Museum
SGD $13 per pax

Why ogle at Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe on your TV or computer screens when you can get to walk in their footsteps and see their magical world in their very eyes? Afterall, isn't love about understanding the other party as best you could? This multi-award winning film now comes to life at the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands, where you can get up-close to hundreds of authentic costumes and props from all eight Harry Potter films. Step into Hogwarts such as the Gryffindor common room, Hagrid's hut, and the Great Hall, or even pull a Mandrake from its pot, toss a Quaffle in the Quidditch area and soak in the sheer awesomeness of cetaurs, Buckbeak the Hippogriff and a giant Acromantula spider in the Forbidden Forest.

For those of you whose brows crease together at the name "Harry Potter", despair not! We have a treat installed for you as well, in the form of pop artist Andy Warholl. Encounter over 260 paintings, drawings, sculptures, film and video from this great legend. Peer into Andy Warhol's Silver Factory (his studio in New York) recreated. Play up your childish side with a special display for children, where you get to perceive his artworks in a child's lenses. Be inspired by his iconic works like Campbell's Soup Can (1961), Silver Liz (1963), Time Capsule 51 (1970's), The Last Supper (1986) and famous Self-Portraits.

So grab your chance now, what are you waiting for?
Register with us at Sandra@cma-academy.com today.

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Xperience Design Summer Camp 2012

10th - 23rd June 2012
CMA Academy
SGD $2,500 per pax

Summer camp 2012, The Certificate in Visual Arts combines CMA's signature Marketing, Advertising & Design (MAD); the camp provides students with Visual Communication skills as well as Digital Design skills, taught within 2 weeks of fun, learning and unforgettable experiences. Participants will get to see the sights and sounds of Singapore, experience the vibrant Singapore life, as well as learn to speak/practice their English! Leaving them with a memory they will never forget!

Register with our Regional Marketing Manager by 15 May 2012.

For more information, click here.

May 2012
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Color Management and Practical Application

18 May 2012
15:00 - 18:00
CMA Academy
Free Admission

Over the years, Pantone LLC has been inspiring design professionals with their array of products, services and technology. As the world-renowned authority on color, it has since been paving the way for the colorful exploration and expression of creativity in the various industries. In this event, participants will be exposed to the world of colors, as well as the methods in which Pantone is able to aid in the communication of color from designer to manufacturer to retailer to customer.

Register with our Academic Manager by 11 May 2012.

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Robert Gaxiola

25 May 2012
19:30 - 21:30
CMA Academy
Free Admission

Robert Gaxiola was previously the Interim Executive Creative Director at Ogilvy & Mather Singapore, which he joined in 2009. In a short span of 2 years, he has led the company forward, leading them to numerous awards along the way. Under his leadership, Ogilvy Singapore was named Singapore's Creative Agency of the year in 2009 and 2010.

Robert has won a D&AD Yellow Pencil award, 2 Silver Lions and 3 Bronze Lions. He was also named the Hall of Fame's first creative director of the year; he chaired the 4A's Creative Circle Awards and represented Singapore on the Cannes Lion's jury.

Robert just started a new creative agency alongside Stephen Mangham, who is the Ex-Group Chairman of Ogilvy. Their Agency is named Manghamgaxiola, and already has $25 Million in billings.

Robert's extensive experience working in big and small advertising agencies has given him a wealth of information, as well as his views opinions would strongly benefit our students. This is certainly an event you do not want to miss.

Register with our Academic Manager by 18 May 2012.