Student Life

  • Animation Education Forum Selects 2017-18 Scholarship Recipients

    By David Derks on September 18, 2017
    BURBANK, Calif. (September 18, 2017) – ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) recently selected seven (7) animation students to receive a total of $31,000 in scholarships for academic year 2017-2018. According to the AEF judges, applications came in from all around the world, and each had their own passionate stories to tell. The AEF scholarships are merit-based and designed […]
  • The 15th Annual 24 Hours Student Contest Is Back!

    By David Derks on September 13, 2017
    The 24 HOURS Animation Contest for Students will take place from Friday October 6th at 3pm PST to Saturday October 7th at 4pm. Students from around the world compete in teams of 5 to complete a 30 second animated film in just 24 Hours. Even with these tight constraints – many teams actually complete their films…in color!!! Teams will need […]
  • 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.
  • 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 […]
  • Animation Educators Forum Call for Proposals

    By David Derks on March 4, 2015
    Have you created an initiative in your animation program that you find really unique and effective in and/or out of the classroom? We are looking for 6 teachers to “Show and Tell” in a 10-minute presentation at our next Animation Educators Forum (AEF) General Membership meeting. The topic for this year’s meeting is: Animation Education: 6 Effective Strategies. Submit your […]
  • CTNx: Animation Educators Forum

    By David Derks on November 21, 2014
    Join animation educators from around the globe as we discuss approaches to navigating the open seas of short film distribution: Birds of a Feather Discussion: Navigating the Film festival Maelstrom 2015: What Your Students Should Know About Film Festival, Web Venues and Contests. November 22, 2014 from 10:30 to 11:15 AM.. at CTNx 2014 in the Executive Boardroom. Burbank Marriott […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood To Provide More Student Scholarships

    By David Derks on October 21, 2014
    ASIFA-Hollywood recently announced plans to provide more scholarships to animation students and to allocate more funds for artists and film preservation. “While you may know ASIFA-Hollywood for its annual Annie Award ceremony, honoring the best in the animation industry, we want to spread the word about the other areas of our industry that we support,“ says ASIFA-Hollywood Executive Director, Frank […]
  • The Annie Awards Again Welcomes Student Films

    By David Derks on October 10, 2014
    This will be our third year offering an Annie for Best Student Film. To be eligible to receive this award, the film must be entirely the work of an individual student or team of students from an accredited post-secondary, degree granting program anywhere in the world, and must have been produced between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014. Faculty […]
  • Animation Educators, the 24 HOUR Animation Contest is Back!

    By David Derks on September 23, 2014
    This year the contest will take place on Friday, September 26th at 4pm PST to Saturday September 27th at 5pm. This is the contest’s 7th year. We are almost doubling our participants every year. Last year we had 50 teams (250 students) from 11 schools participating, the largest year yet! This contest will teach students much about working together, meeting […]
  • Birds of a Feather in Vancouver August 12

    By David Derks on August 1, 2014
    ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Educators Forum at SIGGRAPH asks: Should we teach to the first job or the last job? A “Birds of A Feather” discussion on Tuesday, 12 August at 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM in the Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 2 Are the pressures of employment affecting how we teach? Some animation programs focus first on software and […]