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Fred Rogers Productions Secures ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ Grant

The award-winning production company receives funding from the Bezos Family Foundation to develop resources surrounding the show for caregivers, organizations, and professionals in partnership with foundation program Vroom.

Children's programming Headline News

Fred Rogers Productions’ ‘Alma’s Way’ and ‘Donkey Hodie’ Secure Grants

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 3:18pm

Company receives funding from the Richard King Mellon Foundation and Heinz Family Foundation in support of onscreen programming and community outreach for the two PBS KIDS animated series.

Animated Short Film Grants Headline News

First-Ever LXiA Spark Animation Grant Recipients Announced

The inaugural program’s fellows, Cecilia De Jesus and Anthony Gallego, will receive a $10k grant, professional development sessions, and mentoring by an industry professional; the program is supported by Netflix in partnership with the Latino Film Institute.

Community Outreach and Support Headline News

ASIFA-Hollywood Announces New AEF Grants

Nine educators from the UK, US, India, Ireland, Brazil and the Netherlands receive faculty grants, awarded annually to individuals or groups, providing support for research, scholarly activity, or creative projects in the field of animation.

Fellowships Headline News

Dark Slope Studios Launches Paid Virtual Production Fellowship

The studio will provide mentorship, guidance, and $5,000 CAD for up to three applicants with compelling storytelling and visionary series concepts; submissions open July 19.

Animation Education Headline News

TeamTO and House of Cool Expand L’ECAS Free Animation School Curriculum

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 Bold Indie Animation Headline News

Expanded GLAS Animation Grants Program Open for Applications

New sponsorships have enabled larger awards for 2021; applications being accepted from U.S.-based individual filmmakers/artists through August 1.

real-time tools Headline News

Cyber Group Studios to Receive Epic MegaGrant

Entertainment production company’s plans for new virtual production pipeline include an Unreal Engine-powered real-time rendering and motion capture studio.

People Headline News

Creative Director Dan Shefelman Launches Mud Pie Labs

Industry veteran launches New York-based animation studio to nurture entry-level talent from underrepresented communities by pairing them with seasoned industry professionals; company received Epic MegaGrant for its work with the nonprofit Musician Treatment Fund.

Children's programming Headline News

Fred Rogers Productions’ ‘Donkey Hodie’ Launches May 3 on PBS Kids

Studio receives $3 million grant from Corporation for Public Broadcasting to support production of the new preschool puppet series; previous CPB grants have funded animated kids’ series ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,’ ‘Odd Squad,’ and ‘Peg + Cat.’

Epic Games Headline News

See Project Trailers and Updates on Newest Epic MegaGrants CG Projects

By Dan Sarto | Friday, July 24, 2020 at 8:04am

In first year, $42 million in financial support has gone to more than 600 recipients for their projects using Unreal Engine, 3D graphics tools and open source software.

ASIFA-Hollywood Headline News

ASIFA-Hollywood Announces Winners of Inaugural AEF Faculty Grant Program

International Animated Film Society awards its first annual Animation Educators Forum faculty grants to Owen Klatte from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Dave Mauriello of Drexel University.

The Fred Rogers Company Headline News

Fred Rogers Company Receives National Science Foundation Grant for ‘Peg + Cat’

Three million-dollar grant to support production of Emmy-winning PBS KIDS program, new teacher engagement initiative, and research.