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Half Centaur Half Manticore All Nuts ANIMATIONWorld

Of Snakes and Men: ‘Krapopolis’ Monstrous Transformations

For supervising director Pete Michels and lead character designer Andy Ristaino, there’s incredible joy, and challenge, in the production of all-new Dan Harmon and FOX 2D series’ abundant supply of weird creatures, from a mantitaur with five-animal-parts body to toothy krakens and seaweed-skinned princesses.

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.

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‘Nimona,’ ‘Spider-Verse,’ and ‘Trolls Band Together’ Directors Among SCAD Fest Speakers

Powerhouse helmers Nick Bruno and Troy Quane; Joaquim Dos Santos, Justin K. Thompson and Kemp Powers; Jeff Rowe; Walt Dohrn; and Peter Sohn to talk at upcoming ‘Top Animators Contenders’ panel at the 26th Annual SCAD Savannah Film Festival; event runs October 21-28.

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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.

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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.

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SCAD Embraces the ‘Bleeding Edge’ of Technology with New LED Volume Stage

By bringing together live-action performance with digital environments and real-time rendering, the university's students across creative disciplines are collaborating as never before, creating the future with technology that didn’t exist only two years ago.

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Hulu’s Kelci Parker Fights for Diverse Voices in Hard Comedy Adult Animation

At the recent SCAD AnimationFest, the streamer’s VP of Adult Animation Originals, who was honored with the festival’s Award of Excellence, shared that you must reach for the stars, take risks, dare to fail… and earn your fart joke.

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SCAD AnimationFest 2022 Returns to Atlanta

Running September 22-24, the festival will feature screenings, panel discussions, presentations, and talent from Hulu and Netflix, SCAD Alumni, as well as the debut of SCAD Atlanta’s new XR stage; passes are now on sale.

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Virtually Sensational: Previewing SCAD AnimationFest 2021

This year’s festival showcases the animation industry’s explosive growth with a program of special screenings and talks with the makers of ‘Star Trek: Prodigy,’ ‘The Harper House,’ and ‘ Star Wars: Visions,’ as well as with industry professionals from Nickelodeon, Fox Animation, Paramount+, Bento Box, and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios; event runs now through September 25.

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SCAD AnimationFest Announces Full Program Lineup

Talks on ‘Star Trek: Prodigy,’ ‘The Harper House,’ and ‘Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.’ are just a few of the highlights from the upcoming September 23-25 virtual festival, which also includes exclusive screenings and panels with industry professionals from Nickelodeon, Fox Animation, Paramount+, Bento Box, and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios.

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SCAD AnimationFest Returns Virtually September 23-25

The acclaimed event will offer online access to a global audience of creatives and enthusiasts; program includes panels with industry professionals from Nickelodeon, Fox Animation, Paramount+, Bento Box, and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios.

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‘Bearly’ Charms as SCAD Animation Studio’s Debut Film

The delightful 2D/3D animated musical short, about a curious bear cub’s attempt to resist hibernation, marks the start of the program’s ambitious plan to produce two new shorts each year.

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Virtual SCAD AnimationFest 2020 Coming September 25-26

The acclaimed two-day event, being held online for the first time, will feature exclusive screenings, panels, and presentations from top talent like ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ creator Mike McMahan and ‘Undone’ co-creators Raphael Bob-Waksberg & Kate Purdy.

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The 3rd Annual SCAD AnimationFest Coming September 26-28

Three-day festival features screenings, panel discussions, presentations and top talent from Pixar Animation Studios, Google Creative Lab, and DreamWorks Animation.

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Second Annual SCAD AnimationFest Wraps in Atlanta

Three-day festival brought more than 2,000 attendees and featured exclusive screenings, panel discussions, presentations, and top talent from TED-Ed, Adult Swim, 20th Century Fox, The 20th Annual Animations Show of Shows, and more.

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SCADFILM Presents Second Annual SCAD AnimationFest in Atlanta

Three-day festival features exclusive screenings, panel discussions, presentations and top talent from FOX, TED-Ed, Adult Swim, The Animations Show of Shows, and more.

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Inaugural SCAD AnimationFest Wraps in Atlanta, GA

Newly-launched festival hosts the U.S. premiere of The Weinstein Company’s ‘Leap,’ along with a presentation from animation director Ted Ty of L’Atelier Animation.