Author Archives: Animation and Vfx Department

Dan Cooper, Visual Development Artist, from Walt Disney Animation Studios is coming on April 10

GLAS ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2019 (March 21-24, 2019)

GLAS Animation Festival takes place March 21-24, 2019 in the historic city of Berkeley, California, just a quick ride away from San Francisco. In March 2016 we launched the first annual GLAS Animation Festival in Berkeley, California. GLAS takes place over four days across Downtown Berkeley at various prestigious cultural institutions including theaters, galleries, media […]

2019 Rookie Awards

As of March 7th, submissions are now open for the 2019 Rookie Awards. Student applicants will have the chance to showcase their work before a prestigious panel comprised of over 60 influential industry experts and compete for prizes, scholarships, internships, and jobs. Founded in 2009, the Rookies is an international annual awards and mentorship platform […]

Wanna work on a Stop Motion Short?

Inside Out: Riley’s First Day of School | Pixar Side by Side

Costume Carnival on March 23rd: “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”

How Do I Sign Up for an Online Workshop?

Check out the link below for “How To” videos to help you sign up for ONLINE workshops! https://my.academyart.edu/resources/academy-resource-center/training-tutoring/workshops-online

Traditional Animation with Cuphead Lead Animator Hanna Abi-Hanna

Date: Sat, Apr 6 | 10:30am–12:30pm Cost: $65 non-members | $55 members Note: This workshop is for students ages 13 & up Location: Walt Disney Family Museum Characters in the cartoons of the 1930s featured a distinctive aesthetic, often with pie-cut eyes and rubber hose limbs. Several of Walt Disney’s early projects played with the […]

An Animation Analysis Of ‘Spider-Verse’ By Animator Jean-Denis Haas

From Cartoon Brew: Click here for the article and video. In anticipation of that release, Jean-Denis Haas, a senior lead animator at Industrial Light & Magic as well as an instructor at Animation Mentor, released a terrific video yesterday where he talks about his appreciation of the film’s animation using clips that have already been […]

ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum’s Annual Scholarship Program

ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum’s annual scholarship program is now accepting applications. This is an international opportunity, assisting students in completing their education in accredited college-level animation programs, applications are accepted from students entering their year or above and from graduate students. Awards range from $2,500 to $5,000 and may be applied to tuition, books supplies, […]