Posts tagged with ‘Special Event’

  • 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 […]
  • Virtual Reality Will Be Spotlighted This Saturday at USC

    By David Derks on April 14, 2016
    Virtual Reality is ushering in a new age of media that will change the way we view content and how we interact with it. For creators, the 360 degree platform is evolving the way stories are told and the skills of the artists and technicians. The platform has no limits on how artificial environments can be created, but the paradigm […]
  • Animation Contest Has Record-Breaking Year

    By David Derks on November 18, 2015
    2015 proved to be the biggest year of the annual event. In its 13th year, the contest included a record-breaking 525 students participating from 24 schools from around the world! Sponsored by ToonBoom, CSU Summer Arts, Digicel, Focal Press, Wacom, CTN, ASIFA-Hollywood, Stuart Ng Books, Dreamworks, Blue Sky, Laika, Animation Magazine and Film Roman/Starz, the event was kicked off with […]
  • 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 […]
  • 24 Hours Student Animation Contest an Incredible Success

    By David Derks on October 10, 2014
    This year, over 260 students participated in the 24 Hours Animation Contest for Students, having just 24 hours to produce a 30 second film from concept to completion. The five-person teams from 13 schools in the US, Canada and Australia produced a total of 53 projects. Sponsors included CTN, Disney, DreamWorks, FlipBook, Stuart Ng Books, ToonBoom, Wacom, and, of course, […]
  • 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 […]
  • Congratulations to all Grads!

    By David Derks on May 19, 2014
    All of us at the Animation Educators Forum wish each and everyone one of the graduating class of 2014 much success!
  • LA Shorts Fest Call For Entries

    By David Derks on May 19, 2014
    For anyone interested in participating in a film festival, the Los Angeles International Short Film Fest is currently taking submissions. Deadline: May 23, 2014 The 18th LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL July 24-31, 2014 is accepting film & scripts submissions. The festival is accredited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). The only film […]