Archive for August, 2009

30
Aug
09

1st-Year Anniversary

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The NTU AnimeWorks Blog was first established exactly a year ago on the 30th of August 2008, immediately after our club’s 2008 AGM, making this our one year anniversary. To all our visitors, thank you very much for looking into our site and your interest in our club! We look forward to your continued patronage in the future!

30
Aug
09

NTU Visual Arts Society Annual General Meeting ’09

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Date: 2/9/2009 (Wednesday)

Time: 7pm – 9:30pm

Venue: LT6

The Visual Arts Society would like to invite all its members, past and present, to attend the Visual Arts Society Annual General Meeting, to be held this Wednesday, 7pm at LT6.

For those who have signed up as members of the club, payment of yearly membership fees of $2 as well as collection of membership card will be available at the door of the event, officially inaugerating you as a full member of the club.  Membership registration is also available for those who have yet to sign up with us.

Aside from a recollection of our club’s past year activities, we will also be holding the elections for the Visual Arts Society Main Committee of 09/10 during the AGM. Do come down to choose who you would like to see lead the club in the upcoming year! Meet and mingle with them at the reception held after the event, which includes light refreshments.

Please take note that under the ruling of the current election committee, only current and former members will be allowed to place their votes during the election. As  mentioned earlier,  those who are not yet members may sign up and register at the event itself.

Look back on the past year. Decide the Club’s future! See the torch get passed on. We hope to see you there on Wednesday!

18
Aug
09

NTUVAS Main Committee Recruitment Interview

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You are really interested in what the VAS does, and want to contribute to our society in a big way. You want to stand at the forefront of  the VAS’s future endeavours. You believe you have what it takes to get the job done and help lead the club onto new and exciting paths. Then you’ll want to join the VAS’s Main Committee!

Straight after our Welcome Tea session, the VAS will be conducting a recruitment drive for all levels of membership, including Main Committee members. For all you aspiring Maincommers out there, the first step to become one is to go through our Main Committee Recruitment Interviews, held on the 27th and 28th of August (Thurs & Fri) 7pm at TR 4 . Come down on either of these days, and we’ll see if you have what it takes to accept a maincomm position. There is no prerequisites to join! Even first years are welcome to apply! If you find that those timings are not agreeable with you, send us an e-mail and we’ll try to make alternative arrangments!

After getting through the interviews, the next phase would be the main comm elections held during our Annual General Meeting on a yet to be confirmed date. Better start getting prepared to woo the voters over with a speech!

You may be wondering, what Main Comm positions are up for grabs. Here’s a basic list of club portfolio positions that are open for the elections:

  • Publicity I/C (2 X positions)
  • Business Management (2 X positions)
  • Logistics (2 X positions)
  • Project Management (2 X positions)

In addition, each of the three subclubs have Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson positions that are up for re-election, including our very own AnimeWorks! We really hope to see people dedicated to our line of interest stepping up to take a shot!

If you have any questions about the different positions and portfolios, do come down to our welcome tea session to learn more directly from our current Main Committee. Otherwise, as always, we accept any and and all E-mail queries.

17
Aug
09

NTUVAS Welcome Tea Session

Disclaimer: Actual Tea may or may not be involved!

Disclaimer: Actual Tea may or may not be involved!

On the 26th of August, Wednesday, 7pm at LT 11, the NTUVAS will be holding its annual Welcome Tea session. Drag a friend! Drop by! Here are some of the things you can look forward to during the session.

  • Learn! Find out in detail what the society and its constituent subclubs  and portfolios are all about though a series of presentations on the club.
  • Meet! Most of the Main Committee members and some of our previous subcommittee members will be there at the session. You can approach them if you have any specific queries about the VAS. Catch them before they fade back into obscurity once more!
  • Eat! Enjoy yourself with the light refreshments we will be providing after the Welcome Tea Session. Hey, it’s free!
  • Join! You’ve really thought it through, and you would really like to contribute to our club as a member/Subcomm/Main Comm. We’d say you’ve made a fine choice! Just come up to us to make your intentions known!

Also, Watch! You’ve asked for it in feedback during Animation Revelation event and we’re giving it to you! More Screenings!. That’s right,  Animeworks present AnimeWorks: East to West! a screening event that will kickstart the welcome tea session off at 7pm!

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We believe that animation, no matter its country of origin is a wonderful medium, so here we are presenting one episode each of some of the best shows from both sides of the Pacific! And we’re letting you! The good people of NTU, choose what theme will our screening follow.

Will it be “It Came from Outer Space!” featuring an episode each of hit anime The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi and cult fav Invader Zim.

Or will it be “Superheroes Unite!“, also featuring an episode each from action extravaganza Read or Die the OVA and the ever brilliant Justice League Unlimited?

You Decide!  You can pop down to our Welcome Week booth anytime till Wednesday 19th of August to cast your vote on which we shall watch, or send in your e-mail to ntuanimeworks@yahoo.com! Polls close Wednesday! Stay Tuned and We’ll update with the results soon enough.

UPDATE! The people have spoken. The poll results are in and “It Came from Outer Space” theme won 11-7! Come Wednesday we’ll be showing, one episode each from The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi and one episode from Invader Zim at the start of our Welcome Tea! Even if you may have followed these series before, do try to come down to watch them, watching as a group can be a much different experience from watching by oneself. For those of you who voted for “Superheroes Unite”, fret not, we’ll try to find someway to not keep you hanging, and maybe we’ll include the shows into other future screenings!

If you are having trouble finding LT11, especially for those of you new to NTU, here’s a handy map of the North Spine 4th floor. You can reach the LT through lift NS2-2

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16
Aug
09

NTUVAS CCA Fair Booth

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As part of the Student Union organized Welcome Week event, The Visual Arts Society and its constituent subclubs, AnimeWorks, Comics Ensemble and Designers Club, will be having a booth promoting our society for the CCA Fair held from 17th – 19th of August in front of the School of Computer Engineering!

Pay us a visit! We’ll be exhibiting some of the key events we’ve held over the past years as well as some info about what our society and subclubs are all about. You can also leave us feedback on what you would like to see over the next coming year!

You can also register your interest in joining our club, either as a regular ember, Subcommittee member or Main Committee member! Register at our booth and be added to our mailing list to receive updates on our events!

In case you can’t find us, click on the following image to access a handy dandy map to our location. We hope to see you there!

Back to our Calendar of Events!

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16
Aug
09

NTUVAS Welcomes the New Academic Year!

Hello to  all, seniors and freshmen alike! Welcome to a brand new academic year, with lots of  new possibilites, challenges and activities lying ahead not just for you, but for our club, the NTU Visual Arts Society as well.

Who are we? What is our club all about? Stay tuned for the next few weeks. We have quite a few events lined up to let you get to know us better! Here are some of them:

17th – 19th August (Mon – Wed) 2009: Welcome Week Booth (Near School of Computer Engineering)

26th August 2009 (Wed) : Welcome Tea Session + Animation Screening! (7pm @ LT11)

27th – 28th August 2009 (Thurs – Fri): Main Comm Recruitment.

Click on the Links above the get more information on the respective events! Event list and details will update as soon as they are confirmed so do keep checking back.

Also, do check out our ongoing Extravaganza event we are holding in conjunction with NUSCAS, CDS, Techcomix.com and AFA’09. Do check it out!

If you have any other queries, do feel free to drop us a line and enquire! Look up our Contact Us page for details on how to do so. We hope you will join and/or support us this coming year.

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12
Aug
09

Extravaganza’09 – An Illustration Showcase!

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This year, The NUS Comics and Animation Society (NUSCAS), NTU Visual Arts Society (NTUVAS), Collateral Damage Studios (CDS) and Techcomix.com have banded together to bring Extrvaganza ’09, an illustration showcase event celebrating the regions best up and coming artistic talent!

Combining the various entities’ signature art events, Extravaganza ‘09 features  art competition segments comprising of INK! (Traditional Art) and Graphite (Digital Art Competition) and the illustration exhibition Kaleidoscope. Techcomix will also be hosting an online art gallery where artists who upload their works stand to win special prizes!

The overall theme for Extravaganza this year is “Gaming”, highlighting the close ties between gaming and illustration in the gaming industry. To all of you young artists out there! Extravaganza ’09 is here to help your talent get recognized! With a chance to showcase your stuff and with judges from Imaginary Friends Studios and TKG Comics Circle, entering into the competition and exhibitions will give you the exposure needed to boost your artistic career! Visit the Extravaganza website to learn more about registration and competition details.

Registration and submission of competition and exhibition entries begins from August onwards and ends in October. The Extravaganza illustration showcase itself will be held in December 2009 during Anime Festival Asia 2009. Do drop by the event to take part in other event features such as the Graffiti Wall, Live Drawing Duel, and a popularity poll!

So don’t delay and visit our Extravaganza’09 website today!

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