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2017 Student Academy Awards Finalists Revealed

The finalists for the 2017 Student Academy Awards have been announced, with this year’s awards ceremony set for October 12 at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. ... Continue Reading →
NYFA 3D Animation alum Francesco Panzieri (right) featured with actor Michael Mando (left) who plays Mac Gargan in Spider-Man: Homecoming.

NYFA Alum Gets in the Swing with ‘Spider-Man’

Having just pulled off a $117 million domestic opening weekend (the third largest this year), Sony’s Spider-Man: Homecoming is proving a strong addition to the Marvel movie stable, ... Continue Reading →
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TeamTO Plans Free Animation School in France

TeamTO announced June 13 at Annecy its plans to start a consolidated and free animation school in Bourg-lès-Valence, (Drôme), l’Écas for students with no prior experience or ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation Looks to the Future with Academic Partnerships

Women in Animation has announced a first round of academic partnerships to encourage the next generation of animation professionals to engage with its network of support. New York’s ... Continue Reading →
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VFS Opens Largest Mo-Cap Studio in Canada

The Vancouver Film School — celebrating its 30th anniversary this year — has partnered with cutting-edge company Mimic Performance Capture to build the largest commercial ... Continue Reading →
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CalArts Premieres 2017 Character & Experimental Animation Showcases

In the last week, hundreds of students, faculty, alumni and entertainment executives gathered for a duo of screenings and celebrations showcasing the 2017 CalArts Character Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Woodbury Student Showcase Set for May 5

Woodbury University in Burbank, California is capping another academic year by showcasing the portfolios and prize-winning works of graduating seniors and students of its School of ... Continue Reading →
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Nimble Collective Teams with CSU for Summer Program, Scholarships

Silicon Valley’s Nimble Collective — creators of the first cloud-native animation collaboration platform — has teamed up with California State University’s Summer ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA-Hollywood & AEF Kick Off 2017 Scholarship Program

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum announce the 2017 Student Scholarhsip Program, for the 2017-2018 academic year. Students can apply online beginning April 23 through ... Continue Reading →
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Ecole George Mélies Taps E-on Tools for 3D Environments Boost

Global computer graphics software development leader E-on software announced that leading French 3D animation school Ecole George Mélies has deployed VUE and PlantFactory software ... Continue Reading →