Author archive for David Derks

  • East Los Angeles College Will Host National Film Board of Canada Animation Day

    By David Derks on May 17, 2016
    East Los Angeles College, Cinema Without Borders and the National Film Board of Canada are proud to present the National Film Board of Canada Animation Day, the second edition of the annual East Los Angeles College International Animation Festival. Saturday, May 21 East Los Angeles College 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez Monterey Park, CA 91754 Admission is Free! Free parking will […]
  • Apply for the Animation Educator’s Forum Student Scholarship Submissions! Less than a Month to Go!

    By David Derks on May 17, 2016
    The application deadline for this year’s ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum scholarships is June 15, 2016. $35,000 has been earmarked for these merit based awards, designed to support college students continuing their animation education. Available to undergraduate students entering the sophomore year and above and for graduate students working toward the completion of a project, individual scholarships range from $2500 to […]
  • Apply For The 2016 Scholarships NOW!

    By David Derks on May 8, 2016
    ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum is continuing to take applications for its 2016 Scholarship program. Application deadline is June 15, 2016. This year we are awarding $34,500 in scholarships to animation students worldwide. Applications from local, national and international students are most welcome. Our scholarships are merit-based awards supporting college students continuing their animation education. Proposals will be accepted for undergraduate […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Scholarships

    By David Derks on April 23, 2016
    The Animation Educators Forum is proud to announce its 2016-2017 academic year scholarships. This year we will be awarding $34,500 in scholarships. 2016-17 SCHOLARSHIPS We are accepting applications for academic year 2016-17 at our online application site. Application deadline is June 15, 2016. Scholarship awards will be announced after July 15, 2016. CRITERIA AND AWARDS Our scholarships are merit-based awards […]
  • Virtual Reality Will Be Spotlighted This Saturday at USC

    By David Derks on April 14, 2016
    Virtual Reality is ushering in a new age of media that will change the way we view content and how we interact with it. For creators, the 360 degree platform is evolving the way stories are told and the skills of the artists and technicians. The platform has no limits on how artificial environments can be created, but the paradigm […]
  • $34,500 in Scholarships Will be Awarded to Animation Students Worldwide

    By David Derks on April 11, 2016
    ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum are proud to announce the 2016 ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Scholarship program. The online application site will open on April 23 and close on June 15, 2016. This year we are awarding $34,500 in scholarships to animation students worldwide. Our scholarships are merit-based awards designed to support college students in continuing their education in […]
  • Itinerary For April’s General Membership Meeting Now Available Online

    By David Derks on April 6, 2016
    The itinerary for the General Membership Meeting is now available in a PDF file for downloading. The meeting will take place April 16, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM School of Cinema Arts, Room SCA112 University of Southern California 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, California 90089 There will be a complimentary continental breakfast at 10:00 and pizza for […]
  • Nickelodeon Summer Class Scholarship Contest

    By David Derks on April 5, 2016
    Win one of 4 scholarships to CSU Summer Arts class with Nickelodeon Animation Studios! Gain insight into how the creative merges with the business in the world of TV animation. Collaborate to develop a pitch bible and learn the basic production phases of a storyboard-driven show. Work with pros from Nickelodeon Animation Studio including show creators, directors, storyboard artists, and […]
  • Animation Educators Forum Annual General Membership Meeting Featuring Virtual Reality at USC

    By David Derks on April 5, 2016
    Please join The Animation Educators Forum (AEF) in person or via online streaming for a lively discussion on this year’s hot topic, Virtual Reality! April 16th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM University of Southern California USC School of Cinematic Arts – Room SCA112 900 W 34th St, Los Angeles, CA 90007 VR has the potential of ushering in a new […]
  • Andreas Deja Will Be Signing His Book The Nine Old Men

    By David Derks on March 6, 2016
    The Woodbury Animation Club is hosting master animator and animation historian Andreas Deja with a discussion and signing of his new book, THE NINE OLD MEN: Lessons, Techniques, and Inspiration from Disney’s Great Animators. Saturday, March 26 2:00 to 4:00 pm.   Woodbury University Campus Bookstore 7500 N Glenoaks Boulevard Burbank, CA 91504 Learn from the men who changed animation […]