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And the Oscar Goes To… Headline News

Next PreVIEW Set: Five Oscar Contenders for Best Animated Short

Join the VIEW Conference and VFX Festival’s free March 16 online conversation with the directors and producers behind this year’s Academy Award-nominated animated short film line-up.

Animation Contests Headline News

24 HOURS 2021 Animation Contest Winners Announced

The competition challenges student teams to create a 30 second film; 208 teams submitted films, with 7 teams winning prize packs worth over $200k.  

Virtual Events Headline News

ASIFA India Celebrates International Animation Day 2021

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.

Fundraisers Headline News

KEPYR Hosts ‘Kids Media Stays Up Late!’ Fundraiser

The virtual gala and online auction support UNICEF’s Refugee Relief - evening will feature comedy and music by award-winning Tom Kenny; tickets are now on sale and bidding on auction items is underway.

Student Teams Wanted! Headline News

Call for Entries: 24 HOURS Animation Contest

Don’t miss this great competition where student teams create a 30 second film on a given theme in a designated 24 hours; registration deadline is October 13 at 11:59 p.m. PST.

Fighting for Displaced Kids Headline News

KEPYR’s ‘Kindred Spirits’ Campaign - UNICEF Aid for Displaced Kids Now Underway

The month-long online fundraiser runs through June 20 - World Refugee Day; campaign supports UNICEF’s work aiding displaced children around the world.

Covid-19 Headline News

KEPYR Announces ‘Kindred Spirits 2020’ UNICEF Fundraiser

Running May 20 – June 20, in support of UNICEF’s COVID-19 emergency and relief campaign, organization seeks to raise $50,000 in donations from the international children’s entertainment industry.

Awards Headline News

2016 Animation Hall of Fame Award Recipients Announced

Fifth annual gala event will honor Cartoon Network’s founding president Betty Cohen, ‘Fairly OddParents’ creator Butch Hartman, Nelvana and Teletoon founder Michael Hirsh, LAIKA president and CEO Travis Knight, VFX visionary Ellen Poon, and Cyber Group Studios chairman & CEO Pierre Sissmann.

Events Headline News

Early Bird Rate for 2016 World Animation and VFX Summit Ends July 15

Summit featuring top talent from leading studios like DreamWorks Animation, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Google, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Reel FX, LAIKA, Atomic Cartoons and Cartoon Saloon runs October 31 - November 2 in Marina del Rey, CA.

Education & Training Headline News

Disney Vet Chuck Williams to Lead Master Class at World Animation and VFX Summit

Marza Animation president and 21-year Disney Animation Studios veteran to lead master class, ‘Disney/Pixar Storytelling Process On A Shoe-String Budget,’ on November 4 at the California Yacht Club in Marina del Rey.

World Animation Celebration Headline News

The World Animation Celebration 2014 Winners Announced

Festival showcases animated short films from over 40 countries in a variety techniques, including CG, stop motion, 2D digital, experimental and traditional hand-drawn animation.

World Animation & VFX Summit Headline News

World Animation & VFX Summit Announces Hosts and Presenters

Gala event on November 2 to honor ‘Simpsons’ director David Silverman, TV animation icon Phil Roman, DreamWorks Animation producer Bonnie Arnold, and voice talent of the year Jim Cummings.

World Animation & VFX Summit Headline News

Phil Roman to Be Honored at 2014 Animation Summit

Honorees at the World Animation & VFX Summit in November to include Film Roman founder Phil Roman, DreamWorks Animation producer Bonnie Arnold, director David Silverman, veteran voice actor Jim Cummings, Gotham Group founder Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, and RGH (Rubicon Group Holding) Studio.