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.
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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.
Partnership and donation will enhance BSU’s animation curriculum, building on award-winning studio’s existing career/internship pipeline for the university’s students.
In partnership with Disney UK & Ireland, AWUK aims to connect industry veterans with the next generation of female talent seeking guidance and support in their professional endeavors.
‘Confidence and Getting your Voice Heard’ and ‘Impact and Building the Brand You’ are aimed at helping women in UK’s VFX and animation industry achieve their goals.
Addressing a shortage of skilled workers in the animation field, agreement will help promote education and career paths for students that will ultimately expand the talent pool and strengthen the growing industry.
‘Animation through the Ages’ will examine career longevity, challenges, and keys to success with industry veterans offering insights from their own career journeys and experiences.
10-year partnership will build regional gaming hub for industry offering a training and entrepreneurial platform for cultivating talent and launching new careers throughout Middle East and Africa.
Watch this year’s retrospectives featuring a celebration of Estonian animator, Elbert Tuganov; unique perspectives from Norwegian animation studio, Mikrofilm; and the work of Métis filmmaker, Terril Calder.
Virtual digital event features speakers, keynotes and a glimpse of Adobes Creative Cloud’s latest innovations as well as professional networking and on-demand learning sessions.
Festival and Mercury Filmworks announce first virtual competition, offering wider reach and accessibility to new creative voices.
GDTI program alumni includes Amie Doherty, recently chosen to score DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming feature, ‘Spirit Riding Free.’
Program encourages submissions from UK-based LGBTIQ+ filmmakers working with storytellers/filmmakers from the African continent and Middle East.
HP, Intel and Movidiam’s #PowerYourBreakthrough is an artist-led initiative designed to inspire new and upcoming creative artists in the VFX and film industry.
Listen to the latest installment of Terry Ibele’s in-depth interview series with guests including JJ Villard, John Musker, Tina Nowracki, and Fred Seibert, who share their stories, insights, and career advice.
Day-long video conference, ‘Confinement Votre,’ will focus on what women in the industry across Europe have learned and created during the COVID-19 lockdown.