Monthly Archives: August 2016

Ethel and Ernest – First Trailer

From Skwigly Online Animation Magazine. The first trailer for Ethel and Ernest, the hand drawn, feature length adaptation of the graphic novel by Raymond Briggs (The Snowman, Fungus the Bogeyman) has arrived. The film will be released in cinemas 28th October 2016. The film has been faithfully adapted by Lupus Films who previously created the sequel to The Snowman, […]

Notes on Animation: Cats Don’t Dance


From Vulgar Efendi. With the release of Kubo and the Two Strings, it is a perfect moment to go back in time and see the evolution of stop-motion animation throughout the years. The films included are: – The Enchanted Drawing (1900) -Fun at the Bakery Shop (1902) -El Hotel Electrico (1905) -Humorous Phases of Funny Faces […]

September 7th, 7:00pm, 79 Theater- Jason Galeon from Weta

Jason is a Senior Lighting Technical Director at Weta Digital, and has previously held similar roles at Framestore and Sony Pictures Imageworks when he lived in the US. Born in New York, Jason studied Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania and Rice University, where he learned practical model-making and lighting. These skills, along with practical […]


LIST OF FILM FESTIVALS WITH SEPTEMBER DEADLINES! Palm Springs International Film Festival Deadline: September 1st Fee to Enter FIA Deadline: September 1st Free Gesticulation Deadline: September 1st Fee to Enter Spark Deadline: September 1st Fee to Enter Fredikstad Animation Festival Deadline: September 1st Free Izmir International Short Film Festival Deadline: […]

Kubo and the Two Strings: Full Behind the Scenes Stop Motion & Voice Acting

Alumn Samar Shool and his recent National Emmy Award

On Facebook, alumn Samar Shool posted… To check out the work/show, click here.

FAT Tuesdays

Meet a group of professional animators (AAU alumni) working in the industry (at Pixar), and now teaching classes at the Academy of Art University with the goal to be working along side the graduates one day.

DreamWorks Animation: Fall 2016 Internship Program