A selection of presentations from the first-ever WIA online summit, held in conjunction with this year’s Annecy 2020 Online edition, is now available for free viewing.
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Summit will focus on the pandemic, the recently reinvigorated global call for social justice, and their tremendous effects on the animation industry.
Dean shares letter from Executive VP of Creative at Sony Pictures Animation, about the peaceful protests turning to riots, #BlackLivesMatter, and painful realities we’re all facing as a community and country.
WIA president addresses important issues concerning working from home and how it’s affecting people’s lives during pandemic.
WIA president Marge Dean announces and honors the recipients at 2020 BRIC Talent and Innovation Summit.
Sony Pictures Animation, Netflix’s Melissa Cobb and director Brenda Lopez’s ‘Abeo’ will be honored at upcoming Spark Animation 2019, which runs October 24-27 in Vancouver.
Women in Animation’s annual grants will now include educational workshops and animation software along with cash awards.
Condensed version of WIA’s annual Summit to feature keynote by Dr. Stacy L. Smith, who will present landmark USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative study.
‘Inclusion Initiative’ study results, presented at 3rd Annual Women in Animation World Summit in Annecy, reveal some positive industry gains, but mostly areas of startling gender inequality and bias.
Founding donors contribute more than $500,000 to support organization’s programs and international outreach initiatives.
Program lineup and initial list of presenters for third annual symposium, taking place June 10, highlight important focus on “Belonging” and critical topics affecting women working in the animation industry.
Former Disney and Pixar chief creative officer expresses contrition for past ‘missteps’ at town hall meeting with staffers at Skydance Animation.
Delivering a personal take on John Lasseter’s appointment as head of Skydance Animation at a town hall meeting on Monday, Paramount Animation president Mirielle Soria says ‘no one should feel obligated to work with him.’
Women in Animation president Marge Dean addresses the hiring of John Lasseter to head Skydance Animation in an open letter to members.
Diversity in storytelling and staffing is part of Women in Animation president’s mission as head of Ellation’s new Burbank and Tokyo development efforts.
Highlights of three-day symposium presented by USC in partnership with UCLA, CalArts & WIA include keynote sessions with Academy Award-winning filmmaker Brenda Chapman and Sesame Workshop EVP Brown Johnson.
Group is the first organization to win the honor, which highlights those who have contributed to change in the animation industry.
Global non-profit professional organization calls for commission, specific legislation to take action against sexual harassment.
Inaugural WIA Diversity Awards will be presented in three categories at SPARK ANIMATION 2017 in Vancouver, Canada this October.
Exciting lineup of industry visionaries including Brenda Chapman, Rex Grignon, Tomm Moore and Zeb Wells to share mind-expanding presentations.
“Cartoon Creatives: Women Power in Animation” panel to include ‘My Little Pony’ series creator Lauren Faust, Disney TV’s Brooke Keesling, ‘Voltron: Legendary Defender’ co-executive producer Lauren Montgomery, ‘Frozen’ Holiday Special co-director Stevie Wermers-Skelton, ‘Trolls’ producer Gina Shay, Cartoon Network’s Katie Krentz, ‘Star vs. the Forces of Evil’ creator Daron Nefcy, and WIA co-president Marge Dean.