Category Archives: The Industry

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 […]

BlueSky Internship Program

Our summer internship program is a fun, exciting and education-packed 10 weeks. Each intern is specially selected and placed in a department that best fits their skills and interests. Throughout the 10 weeks they will be mentored and supervised by a Blue Sky professional in that field. All 2019 summer internships start in early June […]

Laika is hiring!

Laika is looking for… ART DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR PRODUCTION ASSISTANT, ART/DESIGN PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT SCRIPT COORDINATOR PUPPET DEPARTMENT DIGITAL FABRICATOR RAPID PROTOTYPE DEPARTMENT CG FACIAL BLEND SHAPE MODELER RP CG MODELER For more info, click here

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 […]

SPA Studios is looking for 2D FX Traditional Animation Artists!

2D FX Traditional Animation Artists The SPA Studios Madrid, Spain The SPA Studios is looking for 2D FX traditional animation artists to join us on this challenging and exciting project that is Klaus! The perfect candidate would have the following capabilities: Requirements: · Experience in digital 2D FX animation to develop appealing animation within the […]

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.

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 […]