Stanchfield’s Famed Disney Animation Lessons Published

The ‘handout’ notes and lectures Walt Stanchfield passed out to Disney animators over the years have famous in the animation industry for their insight into the artform, ... Continue Reading →

Bringing the Force to Singapore

Lucasfilm training goes global. When George Lucas launched Lucasfilm Animation in Singapore in 2005, he felt that working within Asia’s anime culture would help foster the look ... Continue Reading →

Academic Program Brings Craft to USC

Sweden-based Craft Animations AB has established an Academic Partner Program and announced USC’s School of Cinematic Arts as its most recent partnership. The program subsidizes ... Continue Reading →

Full Sail Inaugurates Student Hall of Fame

Full Sail University will induct six former students into its newly established Hall of Fame. Established to recognize the accomplishments of its graduates throughout its 30-year history, ... Continue Reading →

Gnomon Hosts Making of WALL’E

Gnomon School of Visual Effects and The Visual Effects Society (VES) are offering a behind-the-scenes look at WALL’E, the latest animated hit from the Disney/Pixar pipeline. Sets ... Continue Reading →

EA Awards ’08 Scholarships

Video game giant Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) today announced the three recipients of its 2008 Scholarship Awards. The scholars were selected from a pool of 100 interns who are currently ... Continue Reading →

Sony Teams with Animation Mentor

Sony Pictures Imageworks and Sony Pictures Animation are enhancing their IPAX education program with help from online character animation school Animation Mentor. Leveraging Animation ... Continue Reading →

Animation Mentor Renovates Online Campus

Animation Mentor (, an online character animation school created by animators for animators, has unveiled its new winter term curriculum for January 2009, and has ... Continue Reading →

Heit Joins Experimental Animation at CalArts

Steve Anker, dean of the School of Film/Video at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), announced that Laura Heit will join Paul Vester as a co-director of the school’s Experimental ... Continue Reading →

Imageworks Awards Scholarships

Sony Pictures Imageworks president Tim Sarnoff today announced the company’s second annual scholarship winners. From a record number of applicants, the selection committee chose ... Continue Reading →