Spring 2018: AAU Figure Drawing Workshops

Animation Block Party is now open for submissions!

The 15th annual Animation Block Party is July 26-29, 2018.

Timeline:

EARLY

March 12, 2018

Regular:   US$35 per film
Student:  US$25 per film

STANDARD

May 24, 2018

Regular:  US$40 per film
Student: US$30 per film

LATE

June 8, 2018

Regular:  US$45 per film
Student: US$35 per film

RULES:

  • Please follow all rules regarding ABP submission and fees on Withoutabox entry page and email downloadable link of film entry to animationblockparty@gmail.com.
  • You may submit more than one film, but MUST submit a separate entry for each film
  • ABP prizes include software from Dragonframe, FlipBook from DigiCel, digital subscriptions to Animation Magazine, art supplies from Sakura, etc… PLUS all jury award winners will receive Harmony Essentials and Storyboard Pro licenses from Toon Boom!
  • Full festival lineup for 15th annual Animation Block Party lineup announcement date is June 25, 2018 at animationblock.com
  • The 15th annual Animation Block Party is July 26 — July 29, 2018.

What to send:

  • Email an HD 1920 x 1080 QuickTime in H.264 or Apple ProRes compression to animationblockparty@gmail.com
  • Please use www.wetransfer.comwww.hightail.com or www.sendspace.comwww.dropbox.com or another file sharing website to submit your film
  • To ensure delivery of film entry, please copy and paste the link provided by your file sharing website in body of email cover letter to animationblockparty@gmail.com
  • We DO NOT accept DVD submissions. Digital QuickTime submission is required. Please be sure to label your QuickTime file with a Withoutabox Tracking Number when emailing your submission to animationblockparty@gmail.com
  • Do not send the only copy of your animation. Any materials you send us will not be returned. All works will be transferred to a digital stream for the festival
  • By entering your animation for consideration, you attest that you hold all right to exhibit the given work. You have read, understand, and agree to all Animation Block Party entry guidelines, requirements and legal information

For more information, go to http://www.animationblock.com/submit

SPRING 2018 Onsite Town Hall Meeting (March 8)

#LOVEBETTER Art Competition starts!

2D ANM ONSITE WORKSHOPS (Spring 2018)

NEW Improv Workshop this Spring 2018

ARC Language Labs for ANM/VFX (SPRING 2018)

WHAT IS IT?
Get 1–1 English language and communications tutoring for Midpoint Review, Final Review, Directed Study and language help for any coursework from your third semester until graduation.

WHO CAN GO?
MFA and MA students
International and domestic students

WHEN IS THE LAB OPEN?
Spring 2018: Tuesdays 10-1 / Thursdays 10-11
February 20, 2018—Thursday May 24, 2018

HOW CAN I MAKE AN APPOINTMENT?
Book in advance:
https://tutortrac.academyart.edu/

WHO IS MY TUTOR?
Erika Weisbrich
EAP MFA Liaison for The School of Animation and Visual Effects
Full-time EAP Faculty
Eweisbrich@academyart.edu

WHERE IS THE LAB?
180 New Montgomery, Cubicle 2 near room 307

Spring 2018 ANM Online Director Town Hall Chat

Spring 2018 ANM Online Director Town Hall Chat
Tuesday, February 20th @ 4:00pm Pacific Time


To participate, register here: https://live4.academyart.edu/anmdirthsp18/event/registration.html
Can’t attend? You can request a recording here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HSGH9B6
If you have any issues accessing the online meeting room, please contact the Online Help Desk:
Email: online@academyart.edu Phone: 415.618.3545 or 1.888.431.ARTS

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 film style.
· Ability to produce rough animation and final cleanup lines for ink and paint.
· Ability to work in a team.
· Must be able to take direction and to embrace change.
· English is a must. Please bear in mind daily work will be in English, so you must feel confident with the language.
· Must be willing to relocate to Madrid, we are not considering remote work.

Pluses:

· Experience in motion picture.
· Working knowledge of 2D/3D art techniques and software packages such as Toon Boom, Maya etc.

Click here to apply under 2D FX Animation.

Spring 2018 Demo Reel Deadline for FAT Tuesdays