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Celebrating the Best in Computer Graphics Headline News

It’s a Wrap: SIGGRAPH Asia 2023

The annual conference concludes its latest edition, which ran December 12-15 in Sydney; 5,690 attendees from more than 40 countries gathered, including technical and creatives in research, science, art, animation, gaming, interactivity, education, and emerging technologies.

Celebrating the Best in Computer Graphics Headline News

16th ACM SIGGRAPH Asia Brings the CG World Together

A gathering place for technical and creatives in research, science, art, animation, gaming, interactivity, education, and emerging technologies, the annual conference and exhibition on computer graphics and interactive techniques comes to Sidney, Australia, December 12-15.

Stay Dedicated and Care About Your Art ANIMATIONWorld

AnimationFest Award Winners Ted Ty and Adam Muto Talk Unwavering Passion and Animation’s Fragile Future

The Outstanding Achievement in Animation and Spotlight Award honorees, respectively, at this past weekend’s SCAD festival in Atlanta discuss their recent projects ‘Nimona’ and ‘Fionna and Cake’ and how recent industry upheaval makes it even more important to stay dedicated, flexible, and determined in pursuing your career.

Never Stop Evolving ANIMATIONWorld

President and Founder Paula Wallace Talks SCAD’s 45 Year Legacy and AnimationFest 2023

In the 45 years since 71 students made up the university’s first class, ‘Starship SCAD’ has grown to four locations, over 100 degree programs, more than 17,000 current students and 60,000 alumni, with more than 2,200 alone in the School of Animation and Motion… and a brand-new Midtown Atlanta expansion that includes a 700-seat theater, SCADshow, that will host the festival, running September 28-30.

Festivals Headline News

SCAD AnimationFest 2023 Coming to Atlanta

Running September 28-30, the 3-day digital media festival features screenings, panel discussions, and presentations from SCAD Alumni students, alumni and industry creatives; tickets go on sale August 31.

Recognizing the Best Aspiring M&E Designers Headline News

13th Annual Rookie Award Winners Revealed

The annual international competition garnered 5,517 entries from aspiring design and media entertainment artists; a panel of more than 150 judges and industry professionals selected winners based on criteria including creative, technical, and presentation skills as well as complexity and raw talent.

Festival Events

ANIMA – Festival Internacional de Animación de Córdoba 2023

Begins: October 3, 2023

The international animation festival, running October 3-6, brings together academics, art and culture in a unique event devoted to animation in its artistic and technological dimensions.

2D Events

SIGGRAPH Asia 2023

Begins: December 12, 2023

Annual computer graphics conference and exhibition comes to Sydney, Australia December 12-15; the event’s Computer Animation Festival celebrates the inspiring world of computer generated visuals.

2D Events

VIEW 2023 Set for October 15-20

Begins: October 15, 2023

The VIEW Conference is Italy's premiere international event on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Animation, VR and AR, Gaming and VFX - coming to Turin October 15-20.

Calling All Digital Artists Headline News

The Rookie Awards 2023 Competition Now Open

The 13th annual global contest for aspiring creative media and entertainment artists is accepting entries now through June 1.

Promoting a New Generation of Animation Artists Headline News

2023 WIA Scholarship Recipients Announced

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 13, 2023 at 8:53am

Out of 192 worldwide applicants from 74 schools around the world, 15 students were awarded scholarships, with an additional 25 receiving honorable mentions.

Conferences Headline News

SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Registration Now Open

The Annual Conference takes place December 6-9 in Daegu, South Korea – with COVID travel restrictions lifted, the event promises the in-person return of a diverse group of respected technical and creative people from all over the world; don’t miss SACAF 2022, celebrating the vibrant and inspiring world of computer animation.

Recognizing the Best Aspiring M&E Designers Headline News

The Rookies Awards 2022 Winners Announced

The prestigious, annual international contest garnered 4,400 entries from aspiring design and media entertainment artists; a panel of 150+ judges, including 80 women, selected winners based on criteria including creative, technical, and presentation skills as well as complexity and raw talent.

Get an Unreal Education! Headline News

Studio Arts Launches ‘Unreal Connectors’ Training Program

Offered in partnership with Epic Games, the online program provides skills-building training based on the Unreal Fellowship curriculum, opening up new career opportunities in an industry ripe with demand for UE artists; the program runs August 15-September 9.

VFX Training VFXWorld

Going Beyond the ‘Call of Duty’ in Beyond-FX’s VFX Apprenticeship Program

CEO Keith Guerrette and his studio have developed a part-time, paid program that provides participants with skills training, mentorship, and hands-on real-time game development experience to better help them get a leg up in the industry.

Virtual Production Training Headline News

Epic Games Launches ‘Unreal Connectors’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, May 2, 2022 at 11:15am

Initiative extends Unreal Fellowship curriculum accessibility so more artists can take advantage of the career-changing skills training and credential opportunity.

Education and Training Headline News

Apply Now: Animated Women UK’s Helen North Achieve Program

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.

2D Events

VIEW 2022 Set for October 16-21 in Turin, Italy

Begins: October 16, 2022

The VIEW Conference is the premier international event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Animation, VR and AR, Gaming and VFX.

Calling All Digital Artists Headline News

The Rookie Awards Launches 2022 Competition

One of the world’s most important digital skills contests is now open to aspiring artists in VFX, Animation, Games, VR, Motion Graphics, Concept Art and Design; entries will be accepted in all categories now through June 1.

Innovative CG Showcase Headline News

SIGGRAPH Asia Wraps First Hybrid Edition in Tokyo

By Dan Sarto | Friday, December 24, 2021 at 10:30am

2021 conference brought together over 3,000 computer graphics industry attendees from 41 countries, overcoming significant obstacles to attend the live program at the Tokyo International Forum in Japan.

Innovative CG Showcase Headline News

SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Hybrid Conference to Continue as Planned

By Dan Sarto | Friday, December 3, 2021 at 10:27am

With a comprehensive range of onsite safety and hygiene measures in place, event will welcome attendees in-person at the Tokyo International Forum from December 14-17; international attendees will join virtually from all over the world.

Women in Animation Headline News

WIA Scholarship Program Announces 2022 Industry Partnerships

Animation Focus, Foundry, LAIKA and Wacom join returning partners Animation Mentor, Autodesk, and Toon Boom to expand opportunities for students with additional workshops, tutoring, software, and cash awards.  

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