Massive Goes to School

Massive Software, the Academy Award-winning developer of autonomous agent 3D animation systems, announced that its educational programs have been adopted by a number of higher learning ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Artist Talks Ratatouille at Gnomon

The Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood and the Visual Effects Society (VES) will host a special two-hour program on the visual effects in Disney/Pixar’s Ratatouille ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom in Max the Mutt Kennel

Max the Mutt Animation School Toronto, Canada announced that it is integrating Toon Boom Storyboard Pro and Digital Pro into its animation program. The software solutions will be come ... Continue Reading →

We Love Your Student Shorts!

There’s still time to enter Animation Magazine’s Annual Student Reel Awards. Please send us your animated short (completed in 2006-2007 school year either on DVD or VHS ... Continue Reading →

Art’s Desire, Mirage Tie for Academy’s Gold Medal

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences 34th Annual Student Academy Awards were recently handed out in Hollywood. Sarah Wickliffe’s Art’s Desire (New York University) ... Continue Reading →

Kournikova Gets Animated for Kids

Sexy former tennis pro Anna Kournikova has doubled up with Cartoon Network to promote physical activity among children. An ambassador for Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), ... Continue Reading →

Disney Comics in the Classroom?

Comic-book reading is fundamental, according to Maryland’s top educator, who wants to see comics starring Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and other Mouse House favorites used to promote ... Continue Reading →

Pixel Corps Extends Goals for 2007

The new year should prove to be another important period for Pixel Corps, the organization that has created a community for aspiring and professional digital media artists worldwide ... Continue Reading →

Insider Tips: Some of today’s top pros share their insights on getting the right animation education

+DreamWorks animator Cameron Hood couldn’t have predicted the circumstances surrounding the return to his alma mater, Toronto’s Sheridan College. But when the school invited ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. Creates Hanna-Barbera Scholarship

Warner Bros. Studios has announced the establishment of a new scholarship to be awarded in honor of the late Bill Hanna and Joseph Barbera, and the animation legacy of both Hanna-Barbera ... Continue Reading →