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Free digital event opens with ‘Digital Humans’ keynote by Pinscreen founder Hao Li, a leader in deepfake art and technology, who will discuss the evolution of virtual living triggered by the global pandemic.
With a distinguished career in both stop-motion and 2D animation, the veteran USC professor of animation and digital arts continues to provide indispensable artistic leadership for the animation studio.
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.
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.
‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ director and PUBG CEO are the first announced presenters at upcoming October 21-25 digital media conference in Turin, Italy.
Louis Morton’s ‘Floreana’ and Joanna Priestly’s ‘North of Blue’ win grand prizes; best comedy award goes to Alison Snowden and David Fine’s ‘Animal Behaviour.’
CalArts short ‘Raccoon and the Light’ and MoPA’s ‘The Green Bird’ win gold medals at 2018 Student Academy Awards.
Three-day symposium spotlighting female contributions to the field of animation and exploring solutions to sexual harassment, bias, and lack of diversity within the industry calls for heightened awareness of and increased empowerment for women, people of color, and those in the LGBTQ+ community.
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.
Women’s Animation Symposium featuring keynotes, screenings, panels and papers set to take place October 5-7 at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts.
19 directors, including eight from four animated films, will receive medals at upcoming October 11 ceremony.
Four international and seven U.S.-made animated short films named finalists for the 2018 Student Academy Awards.
Breaking the Glass Frame symposium to present giants in animation and academics collaborating for the first time to celebrate historical contributions and tackle current industry issues.
The head of the school’s division of animation and digital arts will be installed at an April 25 ceremony as the first recipient of the chair.
He designed characters such as Woody, animated for ‘Sesame Street’ and voiced Eeyore in ‘Winnie the Pooh.’
On the road to the 90th Oscars, the studio’s most senior talent reflects on the storytelling and production challenges of bringing ‘Coco’ to audiences, as well as new efforts to increase Pixar’s workplace and senior-level creative diversity.
Short Films and Feature Animation Branch will narrow list down to five nominees, to be announced Jan. 23.
Downtown Los Angeles animation and music event curated by producer/photographer Peter Galindo, animator Sam Lane and musician Wolf Woodcock to be held on August 27.
CalArts, China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Filmakademie, Kingston University, Ringling, SVU and USC represented in U.S and international animation categories.
Annual showcase featuring the latest achievements in animation from students and alumni in the John C. Hench Division of Animation & Digital Arts to be held Friday, April 21 at the DGA Theater.
Ten animated short films out of 69 qualified projects advance in the voting process for the 89th Academy Awards; nominations to be announced on Tuesday, January 24.
USC’s World Building Institute kicks off New York FoS summit running Oct. 7-9 with Oct. 5 workshop led by celebrated production designer Alex McDowel.