Posts tagged with ‘animation school’

  • The Annie Awards Again Welcomes Student Films

    By David.Derks on October 10, 2014
    This will be our third year offering an Annie for Best Student Film. To be eligible to receive this award, the film must be entirely the work of an individual student or team of students from an accredited post-secondary, degree granting program anywhere in the world, and must have been produced between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014. Faculty […]
  • Animation Educators, the 24 HOUR Animation Contest is Back!

    By David.Derks on September 23, 2014
    This year the contest will take place on Friday, September 26th at 4pm PST to Saturday September 27th at 5pm. This is the contest’s 7th year. We are almost doubling our participants every year. Last year we had 50 teams (250 students) from 11 schools participating, the largest year yet! This contest will teach students much about working together, meeting […]
  • Congratulations to all Grads!

    By David.Derks on May 19, 2014
    All of us at the Animation Educators Forum wish each and everyone one of the graduating class of 2014 much success!
  • Call for Projects: #McLaren Wall-to-Wall

    By David.Derks on December 18, 2013
    Norman McLaren is one of the most renowned animation filmmakers in the world. In 2014 the Quartier des Spectacles and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) will partner to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his birth by dedicating to him the ensemble of video-projection façades in Montreal’s Quartier des Spectacles. This is an invitation to filmmakers and creators from […]
  • #Animation Educators Forum (#AEF) Blog

    By David.Derks on December 10, 2013
    For those of you educators who were fans of Tom Sito’s history blogs on the Animation Educators Website, rejoice! After a long hiatus, Tom is back on the job listing animation related events. From movie trivia to animation and world history, Tom’s blog is sure to entertain and educate! To view the blog, you can visit it by going here:  […]
  • NW #Animation Fest Accepting Submissions for 2014

    By David.Derks on November 26, 2013
    The Northwest Animation Festival is now accepting film entries for 2014. Entry is FREE if you get your film in by Dec 1. Send films via online transfer using wetransfer.com, vimeo, or the service of your choice. The simple 20-question entry form can be sent via email. Submit here: www.nwanimationfest.com/2014-submit NW Animation Fest is a variety show that celebrates the […]
  • Recording of Panel Discussion at #CTNX 2013 Now Available

    By David.Derks on November 23, 2013
    On November 16, 2013, AEF had a round table open discussion on the subject of teaching to the first job or the last job to animation students at the Creative Talent Network eXpo (CTNx) With President Obama talking about ranking schools based on their ability to get students jobs quickly after graduation, AEF felt there was an opportunity to explore […]
  • Animation Educators Forum (#AEF) at #CTNexpo

    By David.Derks on November 19, 2013
    This past weekend, the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) had a round table open discussion on the subject of teaching to the first job or the last job to animation students at the Creative Talent Network eXpo (CTNx). With President Obama talking about ranking schools based on their ability to get students jobs quickly after graduation, AEF felt there was an […]
  • Animation Educators Forum General Membership Meeting

    By David.Derks on April 3, 2013
    This Sunday April 7th, ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum is proud to announce its second annual General Membership meeting! This is our chance to meet as a group, invite others to join and have an engaging discussion on ways to improve our animation education! This year we will be meeting on Sunday April 7, 1:00-5:00PM at USC Room SCB104 (The Animation […]
  • Rules and Categories for the 40th Annie Awards are Now Available Online

    By David.Derks on August 7, 2012
    Honoring excellence in the field of animation, Annie Awards will be presented in 30 categories including best animated feature, television productions, television commercial, short subject, video game and student film, as well as the achievement and honorary awards. There are only so many weekends in award season and our Annie Awards have become ever more popular over the past several […]