The free online event features a panel of industry leaders including ‘Steven Universe’ creator Rebecca Sugar and ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’ director Jennifer Yuh Nelson; topics range from interviewing and hiring insights to social media presence and working remotely.
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Coming June 14, new animated preschool series encourages kids to be open, tolerant, and respectful of others.
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.
CLU’s new full-service studio to provide paid job opportunities to alumni of the career animation training program; the 3-year curriculum provides young adults on the autism spectrum an intensive 2D-3D hands on learning experience.
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.
New weekly 90-minute live show, starring Seth Worley and Daniel ‘Hashi’ Hashimoto, pulls back the curtain on the VFX creation process; program debuts May 28.
Short films from Pôle 3D, Weta Digital, and ESMA are the big winners among 37 works, including two world premieres, selected for this year’s virtual Electronic Theater, coming August 9.
The May 11-12 programs will feature over 30 graduate projects showcasing unique approaches to creative self-expression; first program includes 2D and motion graphics projects, while second features experimental art and 3D.
New opportunities for CG artists are emerging with the advent of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency; available episodes feature industry experts including Magnopus’ leading AR/VR developer Sally Slade and NYU professor and chair of finance David Yermack.
Online training course in popular 2D animation software is designed to prepare artists to work in the animation industry; animation course runs May 17-28, with rigging course running June 7-18.
New five-week program covers an interactive introduction to the real-time 3D platform; features a range of artistic and technical tasks with each participant getting direct feedback from an assigned tutor.
Studio’s business growth enhanced by Australia’s strong COVID-19 response, generous government incentives, and Australia’s PDV offset; creative team to top 225 at Adelaide location.
The former Amazon Movie exec will co-lead the school’s new LA-based ‘Master of Arts in Global Affairs and Management in the Creative Industries’ program, designed for individuals pursuing global leadership and management careers in film/television/new media and other creative industries.
Artists from New Zealand, the Philippines, and North America could take advantage of the U.K. group’s virtual events to attend remotely and collaborate through online review tools.
The online event will include both on-demand presentations and scheduled sessions; the conference celebrates the industry and its innovators with a look at where we are and where we are going.
The streaming giant earmarks the first $5 million of their recently announced Creative Equity Fund for programs that support and promote women in the global entertainment industry; watch the Women’s Day Netflix video, narrated by Janet Mock, honoring groundbreaking women in entertainment history.
Aspiring anime artists may apply to the WIT Animator Academy, a six-month program at Sasayuri Video Training Institute in Tokyo developed and taught in part by Studio Ghibli vet Hitomi Tateno.
Virtual sessions will highlight key trends in the VFX industry while sharing the latest updates of the creative software company’s latest updates; registration is now open.
The two-week program will help film and television professionals move into real-time visualization and virtual production; free for freelancers and furloughed workers, the program runs March 15-26.
The all-virtual 9th edition’s theme is ‘Limitless Creativity;’ event features various talks, presentations, and career advice aimed at students, emerging talent, and industry professionals.
Medical gaming creator expands creative talent roster; industry veteran to work with recently hired design director, Jason VandenBerghe, to innovate and advance the practice of medicine through play.
In celebration of Black History Month, The Animation Guild and Black Artists Group will present a free online event exploring the contributions of Black animation pioneers.
Created to honor the studio’s late employee, an alumnus of Algonquin College, the $5,000 annual gift will reward a Film and Media Production program graduate with passion for excellence in editing matched by leadership, mentoring, kindness, and desire to learn and grow in the editorial field.
To celebrate the highly anticipated home release of ‘The Croods: A New Age,’ Universal teams up with natural history museums on a virtual interactive exploration of the Ice Age, human origins, and more; the popular animated feature comes to Digital February 9 and to 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray, and DVD February 23.