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CONGRATULATIONS, Hanna Abi-Hanna for your nomination!

Congratulations AAU Traditional Animation MFA Alum, Hanna Abi-Hanna for your Annie Awards nomination on Cuphead! Click here for more details.

Live Art: The Story and Music Behind Coco with Disney•Pixar

Monday, December 4 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Apple Union Square Join director Lee Unkrich and co-director/screenwriter, Adrian Molina as they take you behind the making of Disney•Pixar’s newest film Coco. You’ll get hands-on with character creation and learn how to draw one of the movie’s characters using an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. Then […]

Tonko House will be at the Castro Theater on December 10th

Tonko House will be screening their new short series, PIG: The Dam Keeper Poems at the Castro Theater on Sunday, December 10th for FREE 10:00 am – PIG: The Dam Keeper Poems (46 min) 10:46 am – Onstage Q & A with director & writer Erick Oh and production manager Courtney Lockwood. Including live drawing […]

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 […]

Bardel is currently recruiting for talented 2D Harmony Animators

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Department: Creative – 2D Type: Contracted Min. Experience: Entry Level Bardel is currently recruiting for talented 2D Harmony Animators to work collaboratively with our Emmy award winning studio team. Working with one of our prominent clients, such as Cartoon Network, Disney, Starburns, and Warner Bros, this person will be working […]

ART U Collaboration Meet Up on November 10

Daniel Arriaga will be here on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25TH

STUDIO X is looking for 2D LAYOUT volunteers!

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 […]

Save the Date: ANIMATION FALL FESTIVAL (Thursday, November 16th)

Main Details: Thursday, November 16th from 7pm-9pm at 79NM Theater. Students can submit a short film that’s under 5 minutes Students can submit it to the Tea Time Club or Will Ziegler for a chance for it to be featured at the festival. We will have giveaways for those who make it to the big […]