Monthly Archives: September 2014

Raise the Bar Recruiting CTNX 2014

Applications for Raise the Bar Recruiting will open on or around October 1st for 3-day and VIP pass holders interested in having your portfolio reviewed by those companies participating in the eXp this year. You don’t have to rush to apply as you have until October 26th to complete your application and remember this is […]


Berta and Elmer Hader : A Lifetime of Art

French Cult Favorite ‘Wakfu’ Premieres on Netflix in the U.S.

From Cartoon Brew: Since its premiere in France in 2008, Wakfu, an anime styled fantasy-adventure series based on the Dofus/Wakfu MMORPGs, has picked up a dedicated fanbase, even in countries where it hasn’t officially aired like the United States. Now, through a recent agreement between its Roubaix, France-based production company Ankama and Netflix, the first […]

“Feature Animation Training” Panel and Demo Reel Review

Sony PlayStation at AAU Tuesday October 7th at 7 p.m. – 491 Post/ Morgan Auditorium

The 16th Annual Animation Show of Shows SCREENINGS START NEXT WEEK, RESERVE NOW as seating is limited

16th Animation Show of Shows (Academy of Art University) presented by Acme Filmworks and AWN Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT) San Francisco, CA Once again, Acme Filmworks producer and Animation Show of Shows curator and presenter Ron Diamond has returned from his festival travels with many great new shorts to share with animation […]

Does hand-drawn (2D) animation need “saving” ? Read the whole article here: It’s Time To Admit That 2-D Animation Does Not Need ‘Saving’ . “Once Pixar proved that CGI was viable, its prevalence increased, and while it currently dominates, that doesn’t mean that 2-D is dying. The potential contenders for the Best Animated Feature Oscars contains two traditional films  (‘Song of […]

All Aboard: A Celebration of Walt’s Trains

The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to present All Aboard: A Celebration of Walt’s Trains, on view from November 13, 2014 through February 9, 2015. This comprehensive exhibition explores the influence that railroading had on Walt Disney’s life and work. It also tells the story of how his railroading legacy lives on to this […]

How to Pass Your Midpoint For Dummies on September 30th (Tuesday)