Posts tagged with ‘animation’

  • 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 Annual General Membership Meeting Featuring Virtual Reality at USC

    By David Derks on April 5, 2016
    Please join The Animation Educators Forum (AEF) in person or via online streaming for a lively discussion on this year’s hot topic, Virtual Reality! April 16th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM University of Southern California USC School of Cinematic Arts – Room SCA112 900 W 34th St, Los Angeles, CA 90007 VR has the potential of ushering in a new […]
  • 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 […]
  • Summer 2014 Intern Cartoon Network Studios Productions

    By David Derks on April 1, 2014
    Student internships for Summer 2014 are available at Cartoon Network. if you’re a junior or senior and are interested in this opportunity, please click here: Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang deliver original, acquired and classic animated and live action entertainment. With digital and gaming businesses, in-house animation production facilities, and studios on both coasts, the division is both grassroots […]
  • #Animation Blog

    By David Derks on March 14, 2014 is dedicated to the wonderful world of animation. Hector Cortez, founder and editor-in-chief of the website, provides users with animation news, reviews, trailers, short films and classic cartoons from decades past. If you’re looking for animation from major studios, as well as content that’s off the beaten path, this blog is for you. If you need to get in […]
  • Ronald Searle in America: Exhibition at the #Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco

    By David Derks on March 13, 2014
    The Cartoon Art Museum presents the first career retrospective of the work of famed British cartoonist and illustrator Ronald Searle in Northern California. Animator Matt Jones, Exhibition Curator and longtime manager of the Ronald Searle Tribute blog, has assembled the best of Searle’s work produced while on reportage assignment around the United States.  From Provincetown to Hawaii, Alaska to New […]
  • #Student #Animations Website

    By David Derks on February 28, 2014
    Student Animations is a site is dedicated to being a helpful resource for students studying animation. At this site, students have an opportunity to have their work published at the site. Shorts are chosen based on their overall quality. For instance, if animation is mediocre but the lighting, modeling, and texturing are superb then it would be considered to have […]