• Animation Educators Forum’s Birds of a Feather at SIGGRAPH 2017

    By David Derks on July 26, 2017
    Birds of a Feather Discussion: Using Open Source Software & Tools in Animation Education August 1, 2017 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the SIGGRAPH 2017 International Conference and Exhibition Room 511A – Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall, 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015 Moderators Tom Sito, AEF Steering Committee Member, Chair of the John C. […]
  • AEF at SIGGRAPH 2017

    By David Derks on July 18, 2017
    At SIGGRAPH 2017, ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Presents “Using Open Source Software & Tools in Animation Education” A discussion with fellow animation educators from around the world on the merits or drawbacks of adapting current teaching models to use open-source software. With Danny Young (FuseFX) and other members of the Open Source Community. Tom Sito (USC) will moderate. Using Open […]
  • Only Two More Days to Apply for our Animation Educators Forum Scholarships

    By David Derks on June 18, 2017
    Update: the deadline for submitting applications for the ASIFA-Hollywood and Animation Educators Forum scholarship online application site has been extended to the end of day, June 30. Scholarships are merit-based awards designed to support college students entering the sophomore year and above and for graduate students continuing their animation education. Awards range from $2500 to $5000 and can be applied […]
  • AEF 2017 Annual Membership Meeting Will Take Place At East LA College On April 22

    By David Derks on April 17, 2017
    Sixth Annual General Membership Meeting April 22, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM in the Vincent Price Art Museum (S2), Lecture Hall 112, East Los Angeles College, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, California 91754 Today’s stream will be archived at our YouTube channel. 10:00 – 10:50 AM Welcome Beverages and snacks provided by ASIFA-Hollywood. Please do not bring […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Scholarships

    By David Derks on April 17, 2017
    Please note: this page was updated on 5-3-2017 to reflect the increased amount of scholarships to $40,000 ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum are proud to announce the 2017 ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Student Scholarship program. The online application site will open on April 23 and close on June 20, 2017. Our scholarships are merit-based awards designed to support college […]
  • Animation Educators Forum Announces Winners of First Faculty Grants

    By David Derks on April 10, 2017
    Burbank, Calif. (April 10, 2017) — The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum (AEF) has awarded its first annual Faculty Grants to Owen Klatte (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) and Dave Mauriello (Drexel University). The competition for the Grants, designed to provide support for individuals or groups with reasonable expenditures associated with research, scholarly activity or creative projects in the […]
  • AEF’s Aubry Mintz Will Appear with Co-Author Ellen Besen on TCM!

    By David Derks on April 9, 2017
    ASIFA-Hollywood board member and current member of the steering committee for The Animation Educators Forum Aubry Mintz and animation educator and co-author Ellen Besen will be guest presenters of an evening of NFB Animation on the Turner Classic Movie Channel (TCM ), April 9 at 5:00 PM PST. The program will survey the incredible body of work produced by the […]
  • Save The Date: Burbank Unified School District’s CTE Day Career Technical Education

    By David Derks on December 30, 2016
    When? February 23, 2017 @ JBHS and February 24, 2017 @ BHS Where? Large Gym What time? Check in—9:15am Start time—10:00am End Time—1:00pm Questions? Contact Diana Dysthe dianadysthe@burbankusd.org Save
  • 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 […]