Monthly Archives: February 2014

Blue Sky Studios on Campus – TONIGHT

Blue Sky Studios will have a presentation TONIGHT.  They will be talking about industry plans, showing stuff from Rio 2, and giving an overview of what they look for in new hires! Thursday, Feb. 27 7-9pm 2151 Van Ness – St. Brigid’s

Women in Animation Panel at DreamWorks

Bay Area Women in Film and Media is hosting a Women in Animation Panel at DreamWorks Redwoods Studio this Thursday at 6:30 pm. What’s the magic behind highly-successful animated films such as the “Shrek” saga, “Madagascar,” “Kung Fu Panda,” “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” and many more? Come and discover it first-hand at the “Women of […]

Registration Now Open for Summer & Fall 2014

Events on March 15th at the Presidio

There is wonderful news regarding the panel discussion on women in animation, hosted by The Walt Disney Family Museum, on March 15th.  Due to the overwhelming response to this program, the venue has been moved to the Lucasfilm/ILM Premier Theater, and ticket sales have been increased to accommodate more people.  Anyone interested in purchasing a […]

Save the Date: Spring Show 2014 Screening!

Blue Sky Studios will be on campus Thursday, February 27th

A reminder that Blue Sky Studios will be on campus for a presentation on Thursday, February 27th. Talent Development Manager Deb Stone will be accompanied by story artist Mike Daley. Blue Sky Studios Thursday, February 27th 7 p.m. St. Brigid’s / 2151 Van Ness Transportation will be provided

Pixar Summer 2014 Internships

PIXAR has posted their Summer 2014 internships on the AAU Job Board! Students can log in: and filter by PIXAR to see the opportunities: Art Animation Story Technical Director – Effects Good luck!

School of Animation & Visual Effects: Town Hall Meeting

School of Animation & Visual Effects: TOWN HALL MEETING Thursday, February 27 3:15-4:15PM 180 New Montgomery Room 400A (4th Floor)

Game Art Industry Panel

An announcement from our Industry & Career Development Department: We will host a Game Art Panel next Wednesday Feb. 19th. Artists from Crystal D, EA and others will chat about creating art for games. Game Art Industry Panel Wednesday February 19th, 2014 7:30 p.m. 491 Post / Morgan Auditorium All students and alumni welcome! Unfortunately […]

Arthur Rankin, Jr. (July 19, 1924 – January 30, 2014)

From The New York Times: Arthur Rankin Jr., who created a canon of children’s holiday television using stop-motion puppet  animation, including “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” one of the longest-running annual network specials, died on Jan. 30 in Harrington Sound, Bermuda, where he had lived in recent years. He was 89. His death was confirmed by […]