‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ director Kyle Balda leads a diverse speaker lineup as the storytelling retreat comes to Kaga, Japan, September 20-23, inviting attendees to dive into innovative story creation across various mediums and platforms.
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Women in Animation’s president announces the ‘Animating Resilience: Surviving and Thriving in an Uncertain Industry’ series to empower and support industry professionals and students during ‘these tough times.’
The creative software developer renews commitment to the global mentorship program, having already supported 2,293 mentees contributing to a diverse expanding talent pool across the industry.
The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International includes the TAAFI Industry Conference, which invites everyone to come talk animation, gaming, and VFX at the Toronto Reference Library from November 2-4, 2023.
The event showcases the whole spectrum of creative animation and how animation is for everyone; running 10 days from November 24 – December 3, the festival is accepting submissions through July 31.
This year's festival will present the best and latest within Nordic-Baltic and international animation, running October 19-22.
The annual animation film festival celebrates 20 years in New York at Brooklyn’s BAM August 18-20.
Mundos Digitales returns to A Coruña this summer with a recruitment fair, a wide range of lectures and workshops from leading industry professionals, and an animation festival.
The conference, running April 26-27, promotes diversity and inclusion in animation, welcoming an international coalition of industry speakers, studio execs, students, creatives and young professionals, in-person and via livestream.
The animation festival and international competition runs June 29-July 2; the event promotes animated film as an autonomous art form and seeks to educate audiences about its varied techniques and aspects.
The International Festival of Animated Films, running May 2-7 in Liberec, Czech Republic, presents the latest trends, methods, technologies, and animation techniques while supporting works in progress, new animation projects, and their authors, producers, and distributors.
How far have we come? In a just released report, The Center for Scholars & Storytellers, BRIC Foundation and the Concept Art Association explore the race/ethnicity and gender identity of concept and visual development artists across animation, live-action, games, series, and movies/feature films.
The award recognizes individuals, films, and organizations working to expand diversity; recipients include producer Chris Nee, Epic Games, and Seyed Mohsen Pourmohseni Shakib's film, ‘It's a Gray, Gray World.’
Netflix joins The Foundry to support new chapter helmed by Glassworks’ Chris Kiser; studio coalition aims to promote diversity within the VFX industry.
The free online workshop offers advice on how to land a dream job in the animation, games, and VFX industries; presented via ZOOM on June 29, the program is open to the public.
Sponsored by Netflix Canada, the ACE program creates opportunities for new and diverse voices to tell their stories; participants will receive mentoring, training, and support in developing original IP.
2022 Summer slate of animation activities for teens includes a 10-day program in 3D-asset and animation creation – deadline to apply is July 11; YAY UK Competition and Studio Challenges accepting submissions through September 5.
Judging at this year’s festival will be handled by 18 notable industry experts from 13 countries; awards will be revealed at the event’s June 18 closing ceremony.
99 films were chosen for competition in the festivals latest category announcements; more than 1,530 films were submitted this year from 64 countries; festival runs June 13-18 in Annecy, France.
Animators in the $32B 3D & VFX industry are always working; with over 62,000 animation jobs in the US alone and continued growth expected for the foreseeable future, there’s never been a better time to start a career.
The festival's 61st edition is being held June 13-18 by the lake in Annecy, France.
Sponsored by Netflix Canada, the ACE program supports animation professionals who identify as women and non-binary; 32 applicants were selected to participate in Phase 1, which includes workshops, pitch training and mentoring.
The free event, running October 26-28, features masterclasses with industry leaders in animation, games and VFX; join Epic Game’s Arvind Neelakantan, DNEG, India’s Jigesh Gajjar and master of classical animation Glenn Vilppu for free online sessions.