There are only 3 days left for Canadian creators to submit original animated series content to Mercury Filmworks’ annual pitching competition returning in-person to the festival’s TAC business conference, running September 21 – 23; entries must be received by June 30.
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Sponsored by Netflix Canada, the ACE program creates opportunities for new and diverse voices to tell their stories; participants will receive mentoring, training, and support in developing original IP.
The festival and Mercury Filmworks announce the annual competition’s in-person return as part of TAC, offering Canadian creators a unique opportunity to refine their craft and reach an audience of peers, studio executives, and potential buyers; entry deadline is June 30.
Sponsored by Netflix Canada, the ACE program supports animation professionals who identify as women and non-binary; 32 applicants were selected to participate in Phase 1, which includes workshops, pitch training and mentoring.
Written by former AWN editor-in-chief Jennifer Wolfe, the detailed profiles share valuable and important insight into the Women in Animation initiative that continues to support and inspire the careers of numerous mentees.
Women in Animation Vancouver’s ACE program mentors, supports, and trains women to help develop and create their own original IP; applications for 2022-2024 program open at the Spark Animation Festival 2021.
Veteran animation director and author David B. Levy discusses his newly updated book that’s a must-have for anyone hoping to plan, launch, or refocus their animation career.
Women in Animation continues to expand its annual program by partnering with Black N’Animated, LatinX in Animation, and Rise Up Animation for special focus on mentoring women of color; mentee application submissions begin March 31.
The influential supervising animator and mentor, who spent four decades at the studio and worked on films from ‘Robin Hood’ to ‘Frozen,’ passed away last Friday from complications due to ALS.
The world’s largest live streaming platform for gamers has become home to a growing number of animation artists displaying their work, with many streaming instructional and tutorial-style content aimed at sharing their love and knowledge of the profession.
Intensive multi-day workshop is designed to offer new opportunities for Native American writers, filmmakers and artists interested in breaking into animation; early entry deadline is October 9.
Teams of animation students get one week to create an animated short showing their vision of the future of creative collaborations.
Image Engine lead animator details her work creating Drogon the dragon in the hit HBO series’ Season 7 Episode 4 battle where the Lannister army is incinerated as it tries to flee.
Supervising sound editor discusses ADR work, Rami Malek voice integration and how she handles challenges specific to recording audio for fully digital characters.
Animation director discusses pertinent issues including the art of animated filmmaking, careers, mentorship and the reality of working under a “woman” animator label.