Category Archives: Spring Show

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Animation and Visual Effects Spring Awards on May 12

Spring Awards 2016!

Submissions are accepted from January 31st, at 12am until Tuesday April 12th, at 11pm. All Spring Awards submissions are due by 11:00 pm Tuesday April 12th.   Here are the proper submission guidelines and format rules for the 2016 Spring Awards:  

Animation Profile: Danielle Johnson

At the beginning of the semester, the “Fantastic Five Females in Traditional Animation” series was intended to feature five recent female graduate students who have completed their MFA degrees in Traditional Animation. It seems that a sixth student has been sneakily applying to film festivals and has won a number of them. Our Secret Sixth […]

Animation Profile: Chiara Ferrari

This fifth “Animation Profile” focuses on Chiara Ferrari. Twins, Chiara and Kim, are the creators of the short, Sisters. Their film won 2nd Place for the 2D Animation Short Film Full Color category at the 2015 Spring Show. After graduation, Chiara received a job offer at DHX media in Vancouver, Canada. Why an MFA degree […]

Animation Profile- Kim Ferrari

This “Animation Profile” features Kim Ferrari. Kim and her twin, Chiara, created their film, Sisters, for their thesis project. The short won 1st Place for its background painting and layout design at the 2015 Spring Show. At the end of spring, Kim was offered a position to work on the show, The Awesomes. Why an […]

Animation Profile- Annie Wong

Our third “Animation Profile” features Annie Wong. Wong’s puppets from her film, Coppelia, were the 1st place winners for the Stop Motion Puppet category at the 2015 Spring Show. Although Wong is new to the festival process, her film has been screened at a few international festivals in Canada and Slovenia. Why an MFA degree […]

Have you met Kendra, Abby, and Marisa?

Students from Animation, Visual Development, and Illustration share their unique experiences and offers advice for getting work into the Spring Show.