Animation Educators Forum Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Faculty Grants

BURBANK, Calif. (January 5, 2018) – ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) announce they are now accepting applications for the 2018 Faculty Grant program. The Faculty Grant program is designed to provide support for individuals or groups with reasonable expenditures associated with research, scholarly activity or creative projects in the field of animation. Applications must be submitted online before Friday, March 2, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. PST. Recipients will be announced before April 9, 2018.

“Last year we were able to fund a travel grant to a medical illustration conference and a grant for a stop-motion short animated film – both very worthy projects to help animation educators further their research and creative/scholarly work,” says Aubry Mintz, animation educators’ steering committee for ASIFA-Hollywood. “We have doubled the budget for AEF Faculty Grants for 2018 to $5,000 and are excited to see some great proposals from animation educators worldwide.”

All ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum members are eligible for Faculty Grants. To become an AEF member, simply send an email to to request membership. There is no cost to become a member, but please include your resume or bio as proof of your full time or adjunct faculty status.

Expenditures must occur for the year running from 2018 to 2019. Awards will range from US $1,000 to a maximum of US $5,000 per recipient. If you have any questions regarding the AEF Faculty Grant, please email us at