Blue Zoo Launches Online Training Program AnimDojo

A new online “animation gym” called AnimDojo ( has opened its virtual doors, inviting artists with a basic understanding of Autodesk Maya a place to hone their skills ... Continue Reading →
Richard Edlund

VFX Master Richard Edlund Joins Chapman U as Pankey Distinguished Artist

Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts is bringing on four-time Academy Award winner (Star Wars: A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, Raiders ... Continue Reading →
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Switch VFX & Animation Extends Scholarship to Conestoga College

Switch VFX & Animation has announce the creation of an Animation Scholarship at Conestoga College, adding to its roster of Ontario partner schools for the annual Switch VFX & ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Backs $15K CalArts Scholarship

Turner’s Cartoon Network, which turned 25 last year, is reiterating its commitment to supporting the next generation of innovative animators by working with the California Institute ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA-Hollywood Accepting Applications for Faculty Grants

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) are now accepting applications for the 2018 Faculty Grant program. The Faculty Grant program is designed to provide support for ... Continue Reading →

Game School Online Opens Winter Enrollment

Game School Online — the first and only tuition-free online videogame development school, launched in April — has opened enrollment for its winter term, which begins in ... Continue Reading →

Animation Mentor Unveils Digital Campus

Pioneering online school Animation Mentor ( has announced its new “digital campus” — a social learning platform where students will virtually attend ... Continue Reading →
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Ringling Introduces Pioneering VR Development BFA

Sarasota, Florida’s Ringling College of Art and Design will be the first art college — and one of the first educational institutions — to offer a degree in the rapidly ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA & AEF Select 2017-18 Animation Scholarship Recipients

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum have selected seven animation students to receive a total of $31,000 in scholarships for the academic year 2017-2018. AEF judges reviewed ... Continue Reading →
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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 →