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Awards Events

The 47th Annual Annie Awards Returns Saturday, January 25, 2020

Begins: January 25, 2020

ASIFA-Hollywood invites you to celebrate the best the industry has to offer at animation’s most prestigious and glamorous awards ceremony. 

Visual Effects Events

16th Annual VES Awards

Begins: February 13, 2018

Each year, the VES Awards recognizes and honors the most outstanding visual effects of the year as well as the creative professionals responsible for creating them.

Conference Events

FMX 2018

Begins: April 24, 2018

FMX, running April 24-27, 2018, continues to bring together creative professionals at the forefront of digital entertainment. This year, it sharpens its focus on virtual and augmented realities as well as the best world-class animation, VFX, gaming and related education, entertainment and technology. 

Artists Events

Pixar Artists' Masterclass - New York

By VanArts | Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 3:31pm
Begins: June 14, 2013

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Pixar Artists' Masterclass - New York

Artists from Pixar are coming to teach in New York City!

VanArts presents a class in Character Design, Animation & Story Development, taught by instructors from Pixar Animation Studios.

Animation Events

ANIMA2013 - VII Córdoba International Animation Festival

By elale_ | Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 6:52pm
Begins: October 10, 2013

ANIMA2013 will take place in the city of Córdoba, Argentina, from October 10th through 12th, 2013. This seventh edition of Argentina's most relevant animation festival will be dedicated to exploring the relationship between animation and the other arts.

Festival Events

JUICED! Citrus Cel Animation Film Festival

By Citrus Cel | Friday, November 30, 2012 at 8:44pm
Begins: November 30, 2012

Hey All,

I wanted to share an event with you taking place in March of 2013. The Citrus Cel Animation Film Festival is running a competition called JUICED! This is a 24hr animation competition where teams are given a few texture assets and a theme, and they are given the task of creating an animated short in a mere 24hrs.

Short Events

FIA

Begins: October 22, 2012

Universidad ORT Uruguay, organizer of FIA'12, is pleased to invite animators, producers and specially students and graduates of animation schools to present works to be selected for an exhibition and subsequent awarding between the 22nd and the 23rd October 2012 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Cartoons Events

16th Annual Cartoons On The Bay

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 27, 2012 at 11:52am
Begins: February 27, 2012

Cartoons on the Bay

March 22cnd-24th Rapallo, Italy

Cartoons on the Bay 2012 will be held from March 22nd to 25th. The 16th Edition of the Festival will take place in Rapallo, Santa Margherita Ligure and Portofino. The guest country will be India and the main theme of the year will be Sport in cartoons, to celebrate 2012 London Olympic Games.

Animation Events

The 39th Annual Annie Awards

By Dan Sarto | Monday, January 23, 2012 at 12:32pm
Begins: February 11, 2012

   Patton Oswalt, who was recently nominated by the Chicago, Toronto and Los Angeles Film Critics’ Associations for his performance in the film Young Adult starring opposite Charlize Theron, will host this year’s 39th Annual Annie Awards on Saturday, February 4, 2012, at UCLA’s Royce Hall.

Events

The Art of Storyboarding Online 8 Class Special!

By anthonyri21 | Saturday, November 26, 2011 at 11:58am
Begins: November 26, 2011

Due to some recent shopping cart issues on this special we are going to extend it until December 10! A new link should fix this issue!

The principles we teach are not found in art schools or traditional learning environments. The materials we offer have been collected from on-the-job training in actual production studios. Our master classes in visual storytelling will teach you the skills you need to learn to find a job and work on the movie projects you’ve always dreamed of.

Media Events

DMC International : Seoul Digital Media Content International Festival

By kgit_dmc | Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 4:00pm
Begins: August 1, 2011

2011 4th Seoul Digital Media City Culture OpenDMC InternationalSeoul Digital Media Content International Festival Sep. 29th, 2011 ~ Oct. 12th, 2011 Digital Media City in Seoul, Korea

Animation Events

FIA - Festival Internacional de Animación

Begins: October 17, 2011

Universidad ORT Uruguay, organizer of FIA'11, is pleased to invite animators, producers and specially students and graduates of animation schools to present works to be selected for an exhibition and subsequent awarding between the 17th and the 18th October 2011 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Effects Events

Industry Giants 2011: Ten in Texas, June 25-26

By ABOSG | Monday, May 30, 2011 at 2:52pm
Begins: June 25, 2011

A BUNCH OF SHORT GUYS Hosts INDUSTRY GIANTS 2011: Ten in TexasVisual Effects, Animation and Game Forum

A Bunch of Short Guys are proud to announce this year’s Industry Giants 2011: Ten in Texas, the tenth anniversary event of Texas’ premiere Visual Effects, Animation and Game Forum. The two day conference features id Software co-founder and lead programmer John Carmack, along with many other presentations from creative professionals around the world. The tenth annual event takes place Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26, 2011 at the Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis Street, Dallas, TX 75208. The event is open to the public, students, and industry professionals.

Animation Events

ANIMACAMPUS TALLINN 2011

Begins: November 15, 2011

ANIMACAMPUS TALLINN 2011

November 15-19, 2011 / Tallinn, Estonia

CALL FOR TALENTS

Deadline for application: August 1, 2011.

AnimaCampus Tallinn is a brand new networking platform and training event for up-and-coming young filmmakers working in the field of animation. The five-day creative summit takes place in parallel with the Animation Film Festival Animated Dreams, the sub-festival of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. 

Kids Events

KidScreen Summit 2011

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, December 23, 2010 at 4:20pm
Begins: February 15, 2011

KidScreen Summit is renowned as the kids entertainment industry’s most important annual event. In 2010, the conference welcomed almost 1,500 attendees from 43 countries, with a record-setting 63% of delegates hailing from outside of the US.

Festival Events

2011 Burbank International Film Festival - Early Bird Submissions End!

Begins: September 10, 2011

The Burbank International Film Festival would like to call to your attention our Official Call for Entries. If you could please spread the word regarding the festival it would be much appreciated. The link for submissions on withoutabox is http://www.withoutabox.com/login/7137 

Submission Dates December 31st, 2010 Earlybird Deadline June 15, 2011 Regular Deadline July 15th, 2011 Late Deadline 

Design Events

Communication Arts Design Competition

By staceym | Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 10:04am
Begins: April 21, 2010

Enter the most prestigious competition for creativity in graphic design, the Communication Arts Design Competition. Any design project printed, published or aired for the first time within the last twelve months prior to the deadline is eligible. Selected by a jury of leading design professionals, the winning entries will be distributed worldwide in the Communication Arts Design Annual and on commarts.com, assuring important exposure to the creators of this outstanding work.

Motion Graphics: $100 single entry/$200 series

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