Initiative provides $200k to two Historically Black Colleges and Universities to fund scholarships, mentorships, and internships for students studying arts, communications, animation, or entertainment; program kicks off 2022-2023 school year with scholarships at Howard University in Washington, DC, and Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia.
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Out of 170 worldwide applicants, 18 students were awarded scholarships with an additional 18 receiving honorable mentions.
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.
Organization’s Animation Educators Forum has awarded 9 students from 5 states and 4 countries with scholarships totaling $39,730; the funds will be used to help defray costs of software, hardware, creative and academic research, and tuition.
SUPPORT.HER offers women filmmakers – cis, trans, and non-binary inclusive – career guidance and assistance from industry professionals; applications now being accepted through July 31.
WIA Chair of Education Hsiang Chin Moe announces and honors the recipients at 2021 BRIC Talent and Innovation Summit.
Aspiring anime artists may apply to the WIT Animator Academy, a six-month program at Sasayuri Video Training Institute in Tokyo developed and taught in part by Studio Ghibli vet Hitomi Tateno.
Veteran board member Sue Shakespeare named president; other appointees include Jerry Beck as VP, Brooke Keesling as 2nd VP, David Derks as 3rd VP, Jeff Wike as CFO, and Jeanette Bonds as secretary.
Women in Animation continues to expand its annual grants program with new and returning partners for 2021 that will help provide deserving college student with educational workshops, animation software, and cash awards.
28 animated projects in 4 categories were considered in the 2020 pitching event; ‘The Garden of Heart’ wins in animated shorts with a special mention to ‘The Pet Named Stress;’ ‘Igi’ wins in feature films, ‘No Happy Ever After’ takes the TV award.
Free online event offers an immersive week-long retreat for artists to reboot, recharge and reset, featuring talks, demos, scholarships, and interactive experiences.
Organization’s Animation Educators Forum awards a total of $40,000 to 11 students to help defray costs of tuition and equipment.
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.
Women in Animation’s annual grants will now include educational workshops and animation software along with cash awards.
WIA Vice President Jinko Gotoh announces and honors recipients at the 2019 BRIC Talent and Innovation Summit.
Ten graduate and undergraduate recipients selected for this year’s Animation Educators Forum scholarships.
Non-profit professional organization to divide funds between the Animation Aid Foundation, Animation Educators Forum, Animated Film Preservation Initiative and Open Source Software development.
Scholarships available for for CG animation course led by Aubry Mintz alongside guest artists Rex Grignon, Jason Schleifer, Scott LaFleur and Jennifer Dahlman.
Five Canadian colleges were chosen to receive a financial endowment to support a student studying animation or visual effects.
Phyllis Craig’s legacy continues with scholarship award to talented sophomore in the CalArts character animation program.