Long Island Visual Profesionals

For MindYolk and WDI, a true teaching moment

By GREGORY ZELLER // A multidimensional Long Island maker is rewriting the textbook on how to educate tomorrow’s manufacturing workforce – kinda literally, sorta. Paul Lipsky, CEO of Plainview-based MindYolk Animation Studio and founder of digital-creator community Long Island Visual Professionals, is about to hand in the most critical college project of his life: a complete curriculum leading to a bachelor’s of fine arts degree in interactive computer graphics, which he plans to deliver to…


Reality takes a twisted turn (virtually) at MindYolk

By GREGORY ZELLER // At MindYolk Animation Studios, ’tis the season … for demented clowns, undead beasts and other freakish feasts. Sure, you’re loosening your belt from leftover turkey gravy, Walk 97.5 has gone all “Jingle Bells” and the car commercials remind us incessantly that this is (largely) the season of Christmas lights and Hanukkah menorahs and the Baby Jesus (in no particular order). But at the Plainview-based 3D animation studio, it’s full-on Halloween, thanks…