Posts tagged with ‘student life’

  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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, […]
  • 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!
  • 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 […]
  • #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 […]
  • #Art Students Finalists in Nickelodeon/CSUF Competition

    By David Derks on February 11, 2014
    The kid-appealing story ideas for animation shorts created by three art students have caught the eye of Nickelodeon story executives. The students pitched their ideas in the first-ever Nickelodeon/CSUF Shorts Program competition. Of 36 animation and illustration students who participated, three finalists were chosen. For more on the story click here.
  • Focus on Hayao #Miyazaki

    By David Derks on February 8, 2014
    It’s hard to imagine legendary anime director Hayao Miyazaki needing to be any more lauded than he already is. Over 95 percent of Japan’s population has watched one of his movies, people see uploading his films to the Internet as being the fast track to popularity, and he’s even got a celestial body named after him. Really, though, after seeing the quality […]
  • Blog on Submitting #Portfolios

    By David Derks on January 23, 2014
    When an art student graduates from college and starts looking for a job or an internship, the process can be daunting. One question always crosses their mind: how should pull my portfolio together? A great portfolio can make a lasting impression on prospective companies, which can be good or bad depending on what you’re presenting. Current Flavor on Tumblr answers […]
  • Beaver Fever: The #Animated Short

    By David Derks on January 22, 2014
    In the short animated film Beaver Fever, five winters had past since the beast had come and attacked the beaver colony. Though they had defeated the bear, but they knew he would someday be back again. Jonathan Soto, a former animation student who is currently working at Nickelodeon Animation Studios, created this short film during the Fall of 2010 to […]