Japan Plans on Turning Animation Into a Mass-Market Industry
Japan has started to establish schools in universities in order to tie up aspiring animators with knowledge in business so they can finance and market their own work.
One of the schools that started this was Tokyo University, which established a department of digital contents creation which featured famous animators as instructors, including Mamoru Oshii, Toshio Suzuki and Oscar-winner Hayao Miyazaki.
Full info at Yahoo! News.