• Animation Educators Forum General Membership Meeting Will Take Place May 5, 2018

    By David Derks on April 18, 2018
    We are pleased to announce that we will hold our General Membership Meeting on May 5, 2018 at The Animation Guild in Burbank, California from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm PDT. The meeting will feature a full afternoon of discussions and screenings, along with an opportunity to catch up with colleagues. This year’s theme is “Where the Jobs Are: Mapping […]
  • Calendar for Animation School Graduate Reviews and Industry Events

    By David Derks on April 16, 2018
    As the upcoming semester draws to an end, Animation Colleges and Universities are planning their industry reviews. Below is a partial list of schools who have asked us to post their dates and contact information. University of Southern California Friday April 20 The Darryl F. Zanuck Theater, Twentieth Century Fox Studios Contact: firstframe@cinema.usc.edu Registration required California State University, Long Beach […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Announces 2018 Faculty Grant Recipients

    By David Derks on April 13, 2018
    BURBANK, Calif. (April 12, 2018) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum (AEF) has awarded its annual Faculty Grants to Tom Bancroft (Azusa Pacific University), Soyeon Kim (California State University, Long Beach), Kaho Albert Yu (City University of Hong Kong, School of Creative Media), and Zachary Zezima (California University, Los Angeles). The AEF Faculty Grant program is […]
  • Student Scholarship Call for Submissions Deadline Extended to May 21, 2018

    By David Derks on March 19, 2018
    This page was updated on May 6, 2018 ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Student Scholarship is open for submissions. This is an international opportunity designed to support students enrolled in college animation programs anywhere in the world, in their quest to complete their education in this field. Proposals will be accepted from undergraduate students entering the sophomore year or above and […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood’s AEF 2018 Student Scholarship Call for Submissions

    By David Derks on March 4, 2018
    We’re pleased to announce that the ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Student Scholarship opens for submissions on March 5, 2018. This is an international opportunity designed to support students enrolled in college animation programs, anywhere in the world, in their quest to complete their education in this field. Proposals will be accepted from undergraduate students entering the sophomore year or above […]
  • Animation Educators Forum Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Faculty Grants

    By David Derks on January 5, 2018
    BURBANK, Calif. (January 5, 2018) – ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) announce they are now accepting applications for the 2018 Faculty Grant program. The Faculty Grant program is 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 before […]
  • We’ll Be at CTN Animation eXpo November 17, 18 and 19

    By David Derks on November 10, 2017
    We’ll be at CTN Animation eXpo and want to see you! You can sign up as a first time membership or renew your current membership. Now is a great time as membership dues will be going up next year. Come visit our table (T-125) and say hello! ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum will also be sponsoring a terrific “Birds Of A […]
  • 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 […]
  • National Portfolio Day: 2017-18 Schedule Announced

    By David Derks on September 13, 2017
    National Portfolio Day is an event specifically for visual artists and designers. It is an opportunity for those who wish to pursue an education in the visual and related arts to meet with representatives from colleges accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. Representatives will be available to review your artwork, discuss their programs and answer […]
  • 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 […]