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Australian International Animation Festival 2014

By Hages | Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 12:55pm
Begins: May 9, 2014

CSU Animation and Visual Effects is proud to present the 11th Anniversary of the Australian International Animation Festival. This internationally renowned event features over 100 prestigious films adeptly selected from more than 2,500 submissions from all around the world. The range of styles, genres and techniques is testament to the vibrancy and relevance of creative animation and the premiere screening of this highly acclaimed collection is happening from the humble host city of Wagga Wagga in regional Australia.

Festival Events

La Guarimba International Film Festival

Begins: August 7, 2014


La Guarimba International Film Festival is a socio-cultural project in Amantea, a small town in the south of Italy.The festival was created by a group of artists from different places of the word who believe in the benefit of working together for others. Thanks to this we we had cleaned and reopened an old open cinema to show all the short films selected on the festival.

Time Events

Toon Boom’s Storyboard Pro 4- Animatics and Advanced

Begins: May 11, 2013

Join Lilly Vogelesang, Product Manager at Toon Boom Animation, for a demonstration of Toon Boom Storyboard Pro.  Learn how some productions are saving up to 25% in production cost by doing animatics directly in Storyboard Pro.  Discover advanced story techniques using camera moves.  The ability to draw, and time the drawings, adding sound, and transitions, all directly in one software package drastically reduces time and increases quality.

Make sure to bring your questions!

When: May 10, 2013

Time: 11 AM PST

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.


Big Apple PonyCon

Begins: March 23, 2013

30 years of magic!

Big Apple Ponycon is an exciting new NYC area fan convention for fans of small collectible equines, including collectible ponies, comics about ponies, and cartoons about (you guessed it) ponies. New York is a uniquely amazing city, and it deserves a uniquely amazing pony convention! That's why we're pulling out all the stops to ensure that this is a convention worthy of our wonderful city.


Short Events

8th International Low & No Budget Short Film Festival CLIPAWARD

By ClipAward | Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 9:02am
Begins: April 26, 2013


Send us your short features, animations, trash movies, documentaries, music videos, etc. We bring everything on screen that is freaky, crafty, slick, hard-boiled, and witty! Anything is allowed - as long as it's short and cheap!

As a short film festival for low & no budget productions, ClipAward explicitly addresses independent filmmakers who make films without big money. Therefore, your submissions may not be produced within the scope of media studies and exceed 500€ per minute. The maximum length is 15 minutes. The shorts have to be subtitled in German or English.

Animation Events

TAIS Showcase 2012 and NFB Animation Blowout

By TAIS | Friday, May 25, 2012 at 4:28pm
Begins: June 1, 2012

Come join us for an animation filled weekend! Starting with our annual TAIS Showcase 2012 on Friday, June 1, 2012, 7pm - 11pm, the best animations from Canadian and international artists will be shown at the NFB Mediatheque (150 John St.).


Below is the entire weekend's schedule of events:

Artists Events

Animation & Imagination Art Benefit & Sale

Begins: June 1, 2012

Animation & Imagination Art Benefit & Sale - A benefit for Thank You Walt Disney, Inc. a 5019(c)3; an original one-of-a-kind collection of graphite, colored pencil, pen & ink, and other media depicting images inspired by Walt Disney and his legacy. Held at Buttonwood Art Space. 3013 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64108. 816-285-9040.

Disney Events

Call for Art - Thank You Walt Disney - Animation & Imagination Art Benefit & Sale

Begins: March 7, 2012

Buttonwood Art Space in Kansas City, Missouri is proud to present "Animation & Imagination"; an original one-of-a-kind collection of line art, cartoon cells, fine art in all media depicting images inspired by Walt Disney, his legacy and his influence on generations of artists.


PipelineFX Qube! Certification Administrator (QCA) Course

By LiaisonPR | Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 6:56am
Begins: March 14, 2012

Qube! Certified Administrator Training 

PipelineFX is proud to offer certification training on Qube! render farm management software. The Qube! Certified Administrator (QCA) certification validates the ability to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot render farms used in digital media production. The curriculum is designed for technical support staff, render pipeline engineers, Qube! reseller implementation and pre-sales engineers, IT consultants implementing Qube!

Animation Events

Too Art for TV 6 Submissions

Begins: February 13, 2012

Too Art for TV 6, a massive gallery show in New York for the Animation Industry, is currently accepting artist submissions.

Each year, Too Art highlights the personal fine art works of animation industry artists in an attempt to bridge gap between fine and applied art.

For more information, including submission guidelines, please visit:

Feel free to contact us with any questions at:

Thank you!


Storyboard Online Workshop Series: Staging Mastery

Begins: February 4, 2012

Do your scenes end up flat and repetitive? It could be your staging. Learn how to take a dull and boring scene and make it fresh and exciting with your character staging. This talk will push you to take your current work and show you how to create professional and exciting visual storytelling.


Saturday February 04, 2012 11am PST

  • with Sergio Paez
  • Cost: $5
  • Length: 60 minutes

Sign up today!

Boom Events

FREE!! Storyboard Online Workshop: Toonboom Storyboard Pro 3D!

Begins: January 28, 2012

This month we are adding a special online story workshop: Toon Boom Storyboard Pro 3D! We will be teaming up with the makers to give you an opportunity to learn some important things about the platform and to ask question you have about the product and the benefits it gives to the artist.

Crash Course on Tooboom Storyboard Pro 3D!

When: Saturday January 28, 2012 11am PST

Kids Events

Kid, Youth & Parent Power

By TarynIQPC | Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 10:58am
Begins: March 26, 2012

IQPC's Kid, Youth and Parent Power event will showcase innovative speakers who have found new approaches and tools to market kids, youth and parents. This event will focus on strategies for effectively marketing to kids (1-7), tweens (8-13), teens (14+) and parents while also emphasizing family marketing.

Online Events

Online Storyboarding Holiday Special!

Begins: December 12, 2011

Tis the Season to Board On!

Get the Art of Storyboarding Online Classes for the low price of $80! That is $160 off the regular price! Also get the Storyboarding Toolbelt DVD for $20! Packed with over 70 minutes of demostrations and instruction! Or not sure you want all 8 storyboarding online classes? Pick n choose the sessions you want and save 50%!

Find out more here


LAAFA - Winter Open House Weekend

By LAAFA | Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 11:46am
Begins: December 3, 2011


Come and learn about our BFA, Certificate and Extension Programs at our Winter Open House on December 3rd and 4th. You will have time to take a self-guided tour of the facilities, view demos, chat with the staff and more... Learn about our financial aid, work study programs and scholarships. Refreshments will be served.
Films Events

2011 Machinima Expo

By Dan Sarto | Friday, November 18, 2011 at 5:33am
Begins: November 19, 2011

The 4th annual 2011 Machinima Expo (MachinExpo) will take place on the weekend of the 19th and 20th November 2011 in the virtual world of Second Life™ ( and live on the web ( The Festival celebrates the art of Machinima, which is 3D animation created in real-time.