Category Archives: The Industry

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 […]

Freelance 2D Animation Clean Up/Assistant Animators in Los Angeles!

From Fringe Talent: Attention 2D animators! Fringe Talent has a client here in Los Angeles looking for a couple of seasoned animation cleanup/Assistant Animators who work preferably in Harmony for a TV series. This is a short term freelance job starting soon and going about 6 weeks, and we are okay with working from home. […]

Blue Sky Studios Internships (DEADLINE: MARCH 17)

Our summer internship program is a fun, exciting and educationally-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. We have 2 types of internships – Artistic/Production and Technical. […]

DreamWorks 2017 Recent Grad Television Art Trainee Program

A Visit from BlueSky Studios on March 1st

Jorge Ruiz coming to AAU on November 1st

Please join us in welcoming back, Jorge Ruiz, animator on Disney’s new movie, Moana. Hear from Jorge about his journey, from Academy of Art into the industry working on these amazing films. Teatime Animation Club will be hosting this event. #Moana #JorgeRuiz #AAU #AcademyofArtAnimationandVisualEffects#Anm #VFX #TeatimeAnimationClub #Teatime