• 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 […]
  • Animation Contest Has Record-Breaking Year

    By David Derks on November 18, 2015
    2015 proved to be the biggest year of the annual event. In its 13th year, the contest included a record-breaking 525 students participating from 24 schools from around the world! Sponsored by ToonBoom, CSU Summer Arts, Digicel, Focal Press, Wacom, CTN, ASIFA-Hollywood, Stuart Ng Books, Dreamworks, Blue Sky, Laika, Animation Magazine and Film Roman/Starz, the event was kicked off with […]
  • Woodbury Animation Club Present Extra Curricular

    By David Derks on April 15, 2015
    The Woodbury Animation Club will present a gallery of Woodbury animation students and faculty personal work. From paintings to felt sculptures, this is a gallery you won’t want to miss! The opening reception is welcome to all and will include light refreshments! Hope to see you all there and don’t forget to RSVP on the Facebook page! If you are unavailable to attend the opening reception, the […]
  • Congratulations to all Grads!

    By David Derks on May 19, 2014
    All of us at the Animation Educators Forum wish each and everyone one of the graduating class of 2014 much success!
  • Butt What Is #Art? A Sanjay and Craig Fine Art #Retrospective

    By David Derks on April 10, 2014
    Nickelodeon and California State University, Fullerton’s Art Department present “Butt What Is Art? A Sanjay and Craig Fine Art Retrospective,” a rich, comprehensive collection of production art that offers a behind-the-scenes look at the world of television animation. Curated by renowned art historians Sanjay and Craig, the exhibit is the first to focus exclusively on art created for, and inspired […]
  • #Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2014: Call for Entries

    By David Derks on April 10, 2014
    The Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) 2014 is now open for entries, offering both emerging and established filmmakers the opportunity to engage with new, international audiences and interact with some of the biggest personalities in the film industry today. In addition to screenings throughout the ASFF weekend, prizes include £750 for the Festival Winner, £250 for the People’s Choice Winner, […]
  • @OnePlusHub Event with Women in Animation

    By David Derks on March 21, 2014
    One Plus Hub and Women in Animation are joining forces to provide an evening of connecting and fun! Guys are invited too! Join us to meet executives from all walks of animation–from production and distribution to marketing and development–and from leading studios, including Dreamworks Animation, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Disney Television Animation, Technicolor, Mattel and others. Special Guests Include: Marge […]
  • The Thief and the Cobbler Premieres at #AMPAS

    By David Derks on December 13, 2013
    On Tuesday, December 10, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) hosted the first public screening of Richard Williams’s original version of The Thief and the Cobbler. Richard Williams returned to Los Angeles from the U.K. to present The Thief and the Cobbler, which has been newly reconstructed from his original workprint from May 13, 1992. The lavish […]
  • President #Obama Visits DreamWorks Animation

    By David Derks on November 27, 2013
    by Bret Marnell Today was an exciting day to be working at DreamWorks Animation, as it was our honor and privilege to host the President of the United States. I can recall many presidential photo-ops that were set up next to automotive assembly lines, grain silos, or at some sort of industrial factory. These are the traditional businesses and jobs […]
  • Animation Educators Forum (#AEF) at #CTNX This Saturday

    By David Derks on November 13, 2013
    On November 16, from 2:30pm-3:15pm, the Animation Educators Forum will discuss the topic “Should we teach to the first job or the last job?” at the Creative Talent Network eXpo (CTNx)! Location: Executive Boardroom, Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, California 91505 Welcome and Introduction Adriana Jaroszewicz, AEF Steering Committee Treasurer & Assistant Professor at […]