Category Archives: Animation

Congratulations to Stop Motion Grads, Nia Zaini and Fu Yang!

Congratulations to Nia Zaini and Fu Yang on their award-winning film “MUNDANE! ” at the AAU Sony Xperia Film Fest: Award Ceremony Segment Winning Film: MUNDANE! Both Nia and Fu are active members of the Stop Motion Animation group, #MoStopMo. Currently in production is a Clay Animation episode of the AAU character STEVE, and is […]

Alberto Mielgo’s early storyboards and animatics for Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse

From Alberto Mielgo’s Vinemo account: As I mentioned before, I was hired to direct the animation test for the new Spiderman film. Here you can see my original storyboards and animatics that I produced for such a test. My main intention was to explore the language of comics and cinema and merge them together. We […]

Animator Andrew Feliciano on November 15th!

WHY YOU SHOULDN’T WANT A JOB IN ANIMATION

A repost from Will Finn’s blog. As of this month I have been working in the animation industry for 36 years. Currently I work from home, for various employers as a freelance independent contractor, mostly as a digital storyboard artist. It has its ups and downs but (HUMBLEBRAG ALERT) most of the time I’m busy […]

GUEST SPEAKER: Hanna Abi-Hanna on Wednesday 4/18

Hanna Abi-Hanna, 2D Traditional Animation MFA Alumnus and 2018 Annie Award winner for Best Lead Animator for his work on “Cuphead,” will be talking about his journey and giving animation demos Date: Wednesday, April 18th, 7pm-9pm Location: 79 New Montgomery, Theatre A compilation of some of the animation work Hanna did on Cuphead between 2015 […]

Spring 2018 Demo Reel Deadline for FAT Tuesdays

Animators play it old school with Cuphead

Inspired by the cartoons of the 1930s, Studio MDHR Entertainment released their new video game this year, Cuphead. Within the first two weeks of its release, it has sold over one million copies. Academy of Art University alumni from the Traditional Animation MFA program, Hanna Abi-Hanna, Joseph Coleman, and Danielle Johnson, have worked on the development of the game […]

GLAS Animation Festival 2018 (Submission Period: June 1st to December 31)

Submission Period: June 1st to December 31 GENERAL CONDITIONS GLAS Animation welcomes all animation techniques Films must be completed after January 2016 Short films submitted must not exceed 40 minutes Feature length films must exceed 40 minutes Short films that are online are welcome and eligible for consideration Each applicant must be the rightful owner of […]

25th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film – CALL FOR ENTRIES + LIVE ANIMATION COMPETITION

CALL FOR ENTRIES INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM COMPETITION YOUNG ANIMATION CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES: DECEMBER 1, 2017! LIVE ANIMATION COMPETITION CRAZY HORSE SESSION – THE 48H ANIMATION JAM CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES: FEBRUARY 1, 2018! The Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) celebrates its 25th anniversary edition! Founded in 1982, the ITFS has evolved into […]

Disney Television Animation is hiring Storyboard Artists for Big Hero 6: The Series!

Disney Television Animation is an industry leader in the production of creative, high-quality award-winning animated television series that uphold Disney’s long-standing animation heritage. Among the studio’s hit properties are Star vs. The Forces of Evil, Elena of Avalor, The Lion Guard, Mickey Mouse Shorts, and the new DuckTales, along with upcoming series Big City Greens […]