Monthly Archives: October 2013

Fall Festival 2013

NICKELODEON on-campus on Tuesday, November 5th!

        Calling all Animation, Illustration and Fine Art Painting students! Learn how to put your talent to work at NICKELODEON! Hear from the managers hiring for paid summer internships and The Art Fellowship Program. Aspiring TV Screenwriters and TV Producers can learn about The Writing Fellowship Program, plus live action and animated […]

Live streaming: Discussion and Q&A with Chad Hurley

Diane Baker, Executive Director of the School of Motion Pictures and Television and the School of Acting, and James Egan, Director of the Online School of Motion Pictures and Television, cordially invite you to an Academy of Art University and Global Film Ventures presentation   Discussion and Q&A with Co-founder and former CEO of YouTube […]

The Film Skillet Winter 2013/2014 Animation Contest

Interested in winning $2,000? Find out more below from The Film Skillet! We’re excited to announce the Film Skillet Winter Animation Contest! This year’s winner will receive a grand prize of $2,000 and be promoted on Film Skillet. Additional top films will receive a $100 Visa gift card and be mentioned in our Blogs, Newsletters […]

Naughty Dog Game Designers at AAU on Thursday Oct. 17th!

Ever wonder what it’s like to design games for an industry leading studio? Benson Russell and Anthony Newman will be at AAU to talk about their work at Naughty Dog. When: Thursday October 17th, 2013 Where: 79 New Montgomery Street Theater When: 7:30 p.m. (seating limited) Bring your questions! Cyber Campus will also Live Stream […]

Pixar Canada Studio Closes, 100 Jobs Lost

It is official. If one were to google “Pixar Canada,” they will see these headlines: Pixar Canada was only 3 years old (opening 2010). Since then, they have produced many short animated films. Disney was originally interested in Vancouver because of their tax incentives; but with the British Columbia incentives lacking behind what other Canadian […]

24 Hour Animation Challenge…Accepted & Placed!

Congratulations to Crystal Godat, Kenichiro Chaffee, Ha Huy Hoang, Cory Walker and Kelly Pennington! Last Friday, five students from the Academy participated in the 24 hr Animation Challenge. 46 teams from 11 universities and over 250 students participated. I am incredibly proud to announce that our team placed 3rd! Crystal Godat, Kenichiro Chaffee, Ha Huy […]

The Great California Shake Out @ 10/17 @ 10:17am


Trivia Mania!

ARC is hosting a Trivia Mania event on Friday, October 11th from 5:00-7:00pm! This event is a fun way to get students up to speed on the cultural knowledge we want them to have as art and design professionals. We have added all new questions and categories, some of which we drew directly from ideas […]