Featured Event: AIGA SF Presents Cut & Paste Digital Design Tournament

Brought to the FIDMDigitalArts.com Blog from AIGA/San Francisco :

Cut & Paste Digital Design Tournament
Friday, 8 Oct 2010
7:00pm – 10:00pm

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
701 Mission Street
San Francisco, California 94103

Registration
AIGA Members: $12.50

Non-Members: $15.00
RSVP Now »

Cut&Paste, a social arena for the discovery, advocacy and elevation of design, is back with the 2010 Digital Design Tournament, a live action battle in 2D, 3D and motion design, where the best of the best face off across ten cities worldwide. AIGA San Francisco is once again partnering with Cut&Paste to produce the San Francisco tournament.

AIGA SF Members will receive a discount on tickets. Use discount code aigasf and get your tickets today for this fast-paced design showdown!

About Cut&Paste
Through events and online programs, Cut&Paste supports artists, firms and media working to strengthen creative networks. Born in New York City in November 2005, Cut&Paste’s signature event is the Digital Design Tournament, held live throughout the world each year. The 2010 tour takes place in ten cities around the globe. Cut&Paste additionally powers design-driven contests and events with industry partners worldwide.

The finalists from all international events will converge in New York to conclude the tour with the Global Championship, where one winner in each field will be crowned the victor. This is a design battle royale to launch designers into the spotlight and offer the audience the unique experience of sharing the creative process. This year’s tour will extend beyond the stage with audience meet and greets and the Cut&Paste: Show&Tell series, presenting an insightful how-to with some of the brightest minds in the design community.

San Francisco Preliminary Round
Sunshiney San Francisco wakes up to memories of gold-rushing crazes, rainbow-striped protests, and summers of love.

In its long history as a leading city on the Pacific, this old town’s been knocked down more than once—earthquakes and fires, bursting dot-com bubbles—and always gotten back on its feet. Today, the City by the Bay stands tall as a bastion of liberal attitudes, free spirits, and open arms. Hills nestled against lapping waves and streets bustling with geek savants, bon vivants, cosmopolites, and one of the largest creative communities in the world, San Francisco brings its fair share of aesthetic genius to the tournament.

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Author: Mani O'Brien

Mani O’Brien is the Online Editor for the FIDMDigitalArts Blog and the Social Media Marketing Manager for FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. She earned her bachelor of arts degree in print journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communications at Arizona State University in 2006, and Associate of Arts degree in Graphic Design (Professional Designation) at FIDM in 2010. When she’s not brainstorming social media marketing ideas or writing about the graphic design and digital media, she enjoys practicing yoga, reading magazines, and hanging out with friends and family in Los Angeles.

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