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New Animated Shorts Initiative Headline News

Cartoon Network Launches ‘Cartoon Cartoons’ Animated Shorts Program

Studio’s latest effort to nurture animation talent will give voices to a new and diverse generation of artists with mentorship and support; program’s creative council will include veteran producers Pete Browngardt, Manny Hernandez, Katie Rice, and Aminder Dhaliwal.

Women in Animation Headline News

Women in Animation Awards 10 Young Women with WIA Scholarships

WIA Chair of Education Hsiang Chin Moe announces and honors the recipients at 2021 BRIC Talent and Innovation Summit. 

Oscars Headline News

CalArts Dominates 2019 Best Animated Feature Oscar Category

Three Oscar-nominated animated features – ‘Incredibles 2,’ ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ and ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ were directed or co-directed by CalArts alumni.

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.

CalArts Headline News

CalArts to Present Second Annual Symposium on Gender Bias in Animation

Second annual ‘Animated Woman Symposium on Gender Bias’ exploring how female characters are presented in animated films to be held December 9 at 5:00 p.m. in Langley Hall on CalArts campus in Valencia, CA.

Books Headline News

CalArts Unveils ‘A New History of Animation’

New book based on influential Animation History Class at CalArts by Maureen Furniss, director of the Institute’s experimental animation program, chronicles the history of animation from its earliest antecedents to the present day.

Awards Headline News

‘He Named Me Malala’ Shortlisted for Documentary Oscar

Led by Animation Supervisor Jason Carpenter and Animation Producer Irene Kotlarz, a team of CalArts alumni created the lyrical, painterly scenes for the film that evoke the history and landscape of Malala’s Swat Valley homeland.

Awards Headline News

Academy Unveils 2015 Student Medalists

Alyce Tzue of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco wins gold medal for ‘Soar’; CalArts student Seth Boyden takes the silver for ‘An Object at Rest,’ and SVA students Nicholas Manfredi and Elizabeth Ku-Herrero take the bronze for ‘Taking the Plunge.’

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