24 HOURS Animation Contest 2016 Results

On Friday Oct 7, 2016 at 3pm PST the theme for the 14th annual 24 HOURS Animation Contest for Students was announced: Keeping in mind that walls can be both metaphorical and physical…Create a 30 second animated film that includes a WALL in one form or another.

Students from around the world worked in teams of 5 to complete a 30 second animated film from scratch. We had a record breaking with over 690 students participating from 29 schools from around the world. A panel of industry artists judged the films and prizes were awarded to the 5 top scoring teams.


Thank you to our incredible sponsors:

CSU Summer Arts, ToonBoom, CRC Press, Digicel, Animation Magazine, Wacom, CTNX, Stuart Ng Books, ASIFA-Hollywood, Dick Blick Art Supply, Nickelodeon, DreamWorks, Blue Sky and Laika the amazing prizes.

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Thank you to our incredible judges:

  • David Au – Rough Draft Director
  • George Fleming – Character Animator
  • Steve Hickner – DreamWorks Director
  • Ira Owens – Monolith Productions Senior Cinematic Layout Artist
  • Mike Roberts – Shadow Machine Director
  • Michael Thurmeier – Blue Sky Director

Thank you for taking time on your busy weekend to review and evaluate the films.
Thank you to the dedicated educators at all of the following schools, for without your encouragement and leadership allowing your students the space and freedom to work at your schools we would not have such a successful contest:

  • Academy of Art University, San Francisco – 3 teams registered
  • Cal State University San Francisco– 1 team registered
  • Columbus College of Art and Design – 3 teams registered
  • CSUC – 9 teams
  • CSUF – 20 teams registered!!!! (oye vey!!!)
  • CSULB – 17 teams registered
  • CSUMB – 1 team registered
  • CSUN – 7 teams registered
  • Drexel University – 6 teams registered
  • Ferris State University – 3 team registered
  • Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne – 2 team registered
  • ITESM Campus Querétaro, Mexico – 1 team registered
  • Kansas City Art Institute – 2 teams registered
  • Kendall College of Art and Design – – 3 teams registered
  • Middle Tennessee State University – 6 teams registered
  • Nevada State College – 1 team registered
  • Ringing College of Art and Design – 2 teams registered
  • Sam Houston State University – 1 team registered
  • San Jose State University – 7 teams registered
  • School of Visual Arts – 1 team registered
  • Seneca College, Canada – 11 teams registered
  • Sheridan College, Canada – 9 teams registered
  • South Dakota State University – 2 teams registered
  • ULAVAL, Quebec, Canada – 1 team registered
  • University of California Berkeley – 4 teams registered
  • University of Melbourne/Victorian College of the Arts. Australia – 1 team registered
  • University of Southern California – 2 teams registered
  • Woodbury University – 8 teams registered

AND…

  • Franklin HIGH SCHOOL – 1 team registered –

And most of all thank you to all of the students who participated – you brave souls completed a 30-second film in just 24 hours!!!! Welcome to the 24 HOURS club.

Congratulations to the winning teams of 24 HOURS 2015:

1st place – 216 points – Wish Daddy – USC

$11635 Value:

  • CSU Summer Arts Scholarships – 5 x $1200 – $6000 value
  • Toon Boom – 5 x 1-year license for both Storyboard Pro and Harmony Pro   $4560 value
  • Focal Press – 5 x Ideas for the Animated Short, 2nd Edition $400 value
  • CTNX – 5 x 3-day Exhibit Floor Plus passes – Exhibition area plus the ‘new’ Talent-opolis, includes recruiting (upgrades available for cost) $375 value
  • Stuart NG Books -5x $75 Gift Certificates $375 value
  • 5 prints subscriptions to Animation Magazine – $300 value

2nd place – 205 points – We Press S – School of Visual Arts

$6280 Value:

  • CSU Summer Arts Scholarships – 5 x $750 each – $3750 value
  • Flipbook – 5x pro licenses – $1750 value
  • Focal Press – 5 x Ideas for the Animated Short, 2nd Edition – $400 value
  • DreamWorks – 5 Prize packs – $200 value
  • 5 digital subscriptions to Animation Magazine – $180 value

3rd place – 203 points – Birb Herd – CSUF

$3080 Value:

  • CSU Summer Arts Scholarships – $500 each – $2000 value
  • Wacom – 5 x Intuos Small Pen and Touch Tablets – $500 value
  • Focal Press – 5 x Ideas for the Animated Short, 2nd Edition $400 value
  • 5 digital subscriptions to Animation Magazine – $180 value

4th place – 189 points – Duck Tales WOOoo – Kansas City Art Institute

$1205 Value:

  • Focal Press – 5 x Ideas for the Animated Short, 2nd Edition $400 value
  • Dick Blick Art Supply – $250 value
  • ASIFA-Hollywood – 5 x 1-year Associate Memberships – $225 value
  • Blue Sky – 5 Books – $150 value
  • 5 digital subscriptions to Animation Magazine – $180 value

5th place – 188 points– Inbetweiners – Seneca College

$880 Value:

  • Focal Press – 5 x Ideas for the Animated Short, 2nd Edition $400 value
  • Laika – 5 Prize packs – $150 value
  • 5 digital subscriptions to Animation Magazine – $180 value
  • Nickelodeon – 5 Prize packs – $150 value

Enjoy the films!!! You can also access the films in the YouTube playlist.

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