• 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 […]
  • Animation Educators Forum Selects 2016-17 Scholarship Recipients

    By David Derks on August 29, 2016
    NEWS For Immediate Release Contact: Gretchen Houser, Houser PR E: Gretchen@houserpr.com ANIMATION EDUCATORS FORUM SELECTS 2016-17 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS BURBANK, Calif. (August 29, 2016) – ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) recently selected eight (8) animation students to receive a total of $30,000 in scholarships for academic year 2016-17. According to the AEF judges, applications came in from all around […]
  • Animation Educators at SIGGRAPH

    By David Derks on July 18, 2016
    SIGGRAPH is the world’s largest, most influential annual event in computer graphics and interactive techniques: Five days of research results, demos, educational sessions, art, screenings, and hands-on interactivity featuring the community’s latest technical achievements, and three days of commercial exhibits displaying the industry’s current hardware, software, and services. The Animation Educators will be there and will be hosting a discussion […]
  • 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 […]