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New Voices in Animation Headline News

SVA Hosts MFA Thesis Project Screenings

The May 11-12 programs will feature over 30 graduate projects showcasing unique approaches to creative self-expression; first program includes 2D and motion graphics projects, while second features experimental art and 3D.

Women in Animation Headline News

Women in Animation Awards 10 Young Women with WIA Scholarships

WIA Chair of Education Hsiang Chin Moe announces and honors the recipients at 2021 BRIC Talent and Innovation Summit. 

Awards Headline News

‘Ciervo’ Takes Domestic Animation Gold Medal at 2020 Student Academy Awards

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 10:54am

Pilar Garcia-Fernandezsesma’s 2D animated short takes top Domestic Film Schools honor as medalists are announced at the 47th annual awards ceremony, held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Awards Headline News

47th Student Academy Awards Winners Announced

18 student winners were chosen from 1,474 entries; medal placements in the seven award categories will be announced in a virtual program on Wednesday, October 21. 

SVOD Headline News

Unconventional A24 Picks Up Controversial ‘Hazbin Hotel’

Vivienne Medrano’s overnight YouTube sensation animated musical comedy from Hell is coming to TV under the ‘Uncut Gems’ and ‘Lady Bird’ entertainment company banner.

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Look Out for These SVA Animation Projects in 2020

The School of Visual Arts in New York City is offering a peek at some of its outstanding in-progress thesis projects from the school’s various animation-driven departments.

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Bringing Hand-Drawn Comics to Life with Animation Technology

Industry veterans Seth Zeichner and Pat Mariarity discuss using Adobe Character Animator and After Effects to create their animated short, ‘The Realm Beyond Reason.’

Women in Animation Headline News

Women in Animation Summit Set for July 29 at SIGGRAPH 2019

Condensed version of WIA’s annual Summit to feature keynote by Dr. Stacy L. Smith, who will present landmark USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative study.

Women in Animation Headline News

Speakers Announced for Women in Animation World Summit at Annecy

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 24, 2019 at 9:13am

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.

FMX Headline News

FMX 2018 Announces New Tracks, Attending Companies

Conference also has put online the second in its ‘Behind the Beard’ trailer series.

Education Headline News

New York Officials Unveil ‘Made in NY Animation Project’

Young New Yorkers receive training on state-of-the-art animation software, opening doors to careers in film, gaming, advertising and more. New Animation Industry Council, comprised of professionals from New York-based animation studios, will advise the program.

Awards Headline News

Presenters Announced for 28th Dusty Awards

Award-winning industry veterans to present winners of School of Visual Arts’ 28th Dusty Awards honoring outstanding film, animation & documentary filmmaking on Monday, May 8th, 6:30pm Eatern; event will stream live on dusty.sva.edu.

Festivals Headline News

SVA Announces Dates, Special Guests for 28th Dusty Film & Animation Festival

School of Visual Arts alumni Shannon and Chris Prynoski and Academy Award-winning composer Michael Giacchino to receive Dusty Outstanding Alumni Awards at 2017 edition running May 5-8.

Awards Headline News

SVA Short ‘Taking the Plunge’ Wins ADC Black Cube

School of Visual Arts student entry beats out professional agencies from around the world to take home the ADC Black Cube for best-in-show at the Art Directors Club ADC 95th Annual Awards Celebration and Exhibition.

Bill Plympton Headline News

Plympton Unveils New Trailer & Poster for ‘Hitler’s Folly’

New mockumentary feature film from Academy Award-nominated ‘king of indie animation’ to premiere at SVA on June 1; ‘Hitler’s Folly’ available for free download on June 3.

Bill Plympton Headline News

Bill Plympton to Release ‘Hitler’s Folly’ Mockumentary on Digital

New mockumentary feature film from Academy Award-nominated king of indie animation to premiere at SVA on June 1; ‘Hitler’s Folly’ available for free download on June 3.

Awards Headline News

Veteran Animator, Animation Historian Tom Sito to Receive SVA’s Dusty Outstanding Alumni Award

World-renowned animator and historian Tom Sito to be honored with the Dusty Outstanding Alumni Award during SVA’s 27th Dusty Awards In New York City on Tuesday, May 10.

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