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Pixar Headline News

Pixar Debuts Experimental Storytelling Initiative, ‘SparkShorts’

First three animated short films -- ‘Purl,’ ‘Smash and Grab,’ & ‘Kitbull’ -- to be presented for exclusive one-week run at the El Capitan Theater alongside ‘The Little Mermaid’ starting January 18, followed by release on YouTube and Disney+ later in 2019.

Education Headline News

Columbia College Hollywood Launches New VFX B.F.A. Program

Program is the first in the country to include widely used Perception Neuron, Maker Bot, Formlab and Houdini 3D software technologies in its curriculum.

Short Films Headline News

Walt Disney Animation Studios Interns Animate ‘Voilà’ Short

CG and Art Interns Alex Rivera, Felicia Chen, Casey Kelly, Hannah Kim, and Chrisy Baek produce a 30-second short that captures the imagination and sense of discovery that comes with our earliest artistic experiences.

SIGGRAPH Headline News

SIGGRAPH Asia 2018 Announces Full Conference Program

Presentations on Pixar’s ‘Incredibles 2,’ Weta’s history of digital characters and latest advances in virtual humans part of four packed days of computer graphics-related events running December 4-7 in Tokyo. 

Creative Talent Network ANIMATIONWorld

CTNx Turns 10: Celebrating a Decade of Creative Talent

By Dan Sarto | Friday, November 9, 2018 at 12:26pm

Looking to the future, Creative Talent Network eXpo founder Tina Price reflects on the first ten years of the annual artist-driven Burbank, CA event bringing together animation professionals, producers, executives and aspiring students.

Creative Talent Network Events

CTNx 2018 - CTN animation eXpo

Begins: November 15, 2018

The CTN Animation Expo, coming November 15-18, 2018, is a unique event that brings creative talents together by providing a collaborative arena in the heart of the animation market to promote employment, education and industry growth. 

FMX 2019 Headline News

FMX 2019 Announces ‘Bridging the Gap’ Theme

Animation and VFX conference, set for next April 30-May 3, will highlight worldviews and workflows that inspire artistic exchange. 

animated short films Headline News

First Four CalArts Animated Shorts for UN’s HeForShe Initiative Debut Online

Three weekly releases of student films showcase power of animation in global fight to end gender inequality and sexual harassment.

Awards Headline News

‘La Noria’ Tops 2018 VIEW Awards

Gobelins short ‘Best Friend’ wins jury award for best student film; ENSI short ‘Wild Love’ receives the special jury award.

Short Films Headline News

SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival Winner ‘Hybrids’ Now Online!

CG-animated short film from MoPA students Florian Brauch, Kim Tailhades, Matthieu Pujol, Yohan Thireau and Romain Thirion won the Best In Show award at the 2018 SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival.

ASIFA-Hollywood Headline News

ASIFA-Hollywood Appoints Sue Shakespeare & Brooke Keesling To Executive Board

Shakespeare & Keesling to serve as vice presidents; GLAS Animation Festival founder Jeanette Bonds appointed as ASIFA-Hollywood’s international representative.

call for entries Headline News

Spain’s Quirino Awards Issues 2019 Call for Entries

Deadline for submissions to second annual event recognizing Ibero-American animation is December 8; award ceremony to be held April 6, 2019 on the island of Tenerife.

Character Design Headline News

GIVEAWAY: Win Free Tickets to Pictoplasma NYC!

Berlin-based Pictoplasma Conference returns to New York November 7 & 8 to present today’s most trailblazing and trendsetting character design with speakers including Réka Bucsi, Peter Sluszka and Sophie Koko Gate.

Education & Training ANIMATIONWorld

‘Breaking the Glass Frame’ Celebrates Diversity, Seeks Strategies

Three-day symposium spotlighting female contributions to the field of animation and exploring solutions to sexual harassment, bias, and lack of diversity within the industry calls for heightened awareness of and increased empowerment for women, people of color, and those in the LGBTQ+ community.

Education & Training ANIMATIONWorld

‘Breaking the Glass Frame’: Women in the Spotlight at USC Symposium

Highlights of three-day symposium presented by USC in partnership with UCLA, CalArts & WIA include keynote sessions with Academy Award-winning filmmaker Brenda Chapman and Sesame Workshop EVP Brown Johnson.

VIEW Conference Headline News

Troy Saliba to Present VFX of ‘Venom’ at VIEW Conference 2018

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:04am

The veteran animation director, along with DFX supervisor Aharon Bourland, will detail DNEG’s work on Marvel and Sony’s upcoming superhero-adventure film at next month’s Turin event. 

Licensing Headline News

Technicolor and Nekton to Partner on ‘The Deep’ Education-Entertainment Development

Animated underwater adventure series based on Tom Taylor’s graphic novel at center of planned cross-platform content expansion. 

OIAF ANIMATIONWorld

TAC Turns 15: A Chat with OIAF Director of Industry Programming Azarin Sohrabkhani

The Ottawa International Animal Festival’s director of industry programming discusses highlights of OIAF’s annual industry-driven event, The Animation Conference.

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