In collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment, the initiative provides next-gen Asian and Pacific Islander animation professionals a chance to hone creative and leadership skills via panels, workshops, masterclasses and mentorships; application deadline is October 6.
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You can also watch them here - Round 2 of the Film London and Arts Council England commissioning program wrapped up with the artist animators debuting their work at The New Black Film Collective’s event; round 3 applications now open through May 22.
The final 8 shorts from the HBO Max x Warner Bros. Discovery Access Animated Shorts Program will stream March 23 as episodes in the Max original series ‘Only You: An Animated Shorts Collection.’
Programs align with ‘Content for Change’ initiative, a commitment to foster inclusive and diverse talent while developing tools needed to launch careers; 4 writers and 8 artists join the annual programs.
The award-winning ‘Coraline’ and ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ studio’s head of animation, Brad Schiff, was on hand for the launch of the first stop-motion studio at a historically Black college and university (HBCU), as well as first at an institution of higher learning in the state of Maryland.
Initiative pairs students and young professionals with Netflix Animation mentors to build equity and access for underrepresented early creatives; latest edition partners with LA-based Black N' Animated.
The Film London initiative supports animators early in their careers with mentoring and development support, including £2,500 seed money to fund their work.
There are only 3 days left for Canadian creators to submit original animated series content to Mercury Filmworks’ annual pitching competition returning in-person to the festival’s TAC business conference, running September 21 – 23; entries must be received by June 30.
The festival and Mercury Filmworks announce the annual competition’s in-person return as part of TAC, offering Canadian creators a unique opportunity to refine their craft and reach an audience of peers, studio executives, and potential buyers; entry deadline is June 30.
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.
The organization’s career development series that supports women in UK’s VFX and animation industries expands with two iterations this year; applications for Spring are due April 11 with application dates for Fall 2022 to be announced.
Group’s commissioned shorts premiered at the recent TNBFC’s event showcasing Black creatives; program’s second round confirmed, with its call for submissions running April 20-July 5, 2022.
Program to broaden opportunities for underrepresented talent and bring new voices and stories to the animation space is partnering with Veterans in Media and Entertainment and IllumiNative to identify candidates from the veteran and Native American / Alaskan Native communities.
2022 program adds additional artist spot while expanding curriculum to include peer mentoring; the highly successful 2021 program saw artist participants staffed across Nickelodeon productions with all writers staffed across ViacomCBS.
Program provides an opportunity to develop and hone creative and leadership skills via a series of panels, workshops, and masterclasses; selected applicants to be paired with high-level animation industry mentors.
New mentorship and training program seeks to discover artists in underrepresented communities whose style and voice push boundaries in storytelling and animation; up to 7 artists will be selected to participate; applications due by October 24.
Free online design courses equip teens with valuable skills to bolster future academic and professional success; coursework includes ‘Adobe Photoshop for Beginners,’ ‘Basic Principles of Design,’ as well as self-assessments to help students discover their creative strengths.
Sponsored by Film London and Arts Council England, the program aims to support black-identifying animators living in the UK; selected artists will receive £2,500 each along with mentoring opportunities, development support, and advice, to create 1–3-minute animations that will premiere on the Film London website in Winter 2021.
Kicking off next month, the program will broaden opportunities for underrepresented talent and bring new voices and stories to the animation space; creatives in both the Latinx and neurodiverse communities have been selected by program partners to participate in the inaugural Fall 2021 group.
French association that supports women in animation reveals its new initiative, Parcours de Femmes, which targets French speaking women from France and Africa; aspiring filmmakers will receive support in the development of short film projects to be pitch at Annecy 2022.
Companies plan to broaden scope of French non-profit school’s curriculum with a course on storyboarding; a technical data management course is also planned for 2022.
SUPPORT.HER offers women filmmakers – cis, trans, and non-binary inclusive – career guidance and assistance from industry professionals; applications now being accepted through July 31.
AccessVFX and ScreenSkills launch Young Animator of the Year club and award program for aspiring young animators ages 13-18; teens will complete hands-on challenges set by UK animation studios with chance to compete for prizes.
Program sponsored by Film London and Arts Council England aims to support four black-identifying animators living in the UK by providing project development help, mentorship, and financing; applications deadline is June 22.