Author archive for David Derks

  • AEF Now Accepting Applications Through February 6, 2017 for Faculty Grants

    By David Derks on December 7, 2016
    ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Guidelines for Faculty Grants Information about Faculty Grants Faculty Grants are designed to provide support for individuals or groups with reasonable expenditures associated with research, scholarly activity or creative projects in the field of animation. Applications must be submitted online at http://grants.animationeducatorsforum.org before Monday Feb 6 2017 at 11:59pm and recipients will be announced before April […]
  • Legendary Animator Bob Kurtz Will Speak at California State University Long Beach

    By David Derks on November 22, 2016
    Legendary animator Bob Kurtz will be speaking on Tuesday November 29 from 5-7pm at California State University Long Beach. There is plenty of room at the university’s Carpenter Center and the lecture is FREE! Just register for your free ticket at this link. Carpenter Center, California State University Long Beach 6200 E Atherton St, Long Beach, CA 90815 About Bob […]
  • Animation Educators Forum at CTNX 2016 Discussion Now Available Online

    By David Derks on November 20, 2016
    On November 19, 2016, ASIFA-Hollywood’s Bird of a Feather had a lively discussion at CTN Animation eXpo, and it’s now available online! Be sure to click on the image above to hear the conversation in its entirety. About the discussion The Instructor and the Institution – Intellectual Property in the Current Educational Model For this year’s gathering, we will be […]
  • Birds of a Feather at CTNX2016

    By David Derks on November 13, 2016
    On November 19, 2016 from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. join ASIFA-Hollywood’s Bird of a feather for a lively discussion. The Instructor and the Institution – Intellectual Property in the Current Educational Model For this year’s gathering, we will be wading into the tricky territory of intellectual property rights. Our discussion will touch such topics as academic freedom, ownership of a […]
  • Animation Educators Forum Will Be At the 2016 CTN Animation Expo

    By David Derks on October 12, 2016
    The Animation Educators Forum will be back at the CTN Animation Expo with a Birds of a Feather discussion. More information and the date of the event will be posted shortly. The Expo will take place November 18-20, 2016 at the Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel & Convention Center. About CTN Animation Expo CTN Animation Expo is an annual three day […]
  • 24 HOURS Animation Contest 2016 Results

    By David Derks on October 11, 2016
    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 […]
  • 24 HOURS Animation Receives Support from Sponsors

    By David Derks on October 1, 2016
    The 24 HOUR Animation Contest for Students is excited about the official sponsors for 2016!
  • Rules for 24 HOURS Animation Contest for Students

    By David Derks on September 30, 2016
    The 2016 edition of the 24 Hour Animation Contest will take place on Friday, October 7 at 3pm PST! This is the contest’s 14th year, and the teams will have double the amount of participants of last year’s event. This contest will teach students much about working together, meeting deadlines and making creative decisions under pressure. Although it is quite […]
  • 24 HOURS Animation Contest Deadline to Register is October 3

    By David Derks on September 30, 2016
    If your school would like to participate in 24 HOURS Animation Contest for Students and your students have not yet registered, please remind them that the deadline is this Monday, October 3! There are currently 63 teams which include schools from the United States, Canada and Mexico! To register for this event, be sure to visit the event registration page.
  • Attention Animation Educators and Students! It’s Time for the 14th Annual 24 Hour Animation Contest

    By David Derks on September 14, 2016
    The 2016 edition of the 24 Hour Animation Contest will take place on Friday, October 7 at 3pm PST! This is the contest’s 14th year, and the teams will have double the amount of participants of last year’s event. This contest will teach students much about working together, meeting deadlines and making creative decisions under pressure. Although it is quite […]