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We are witnessing an amazing rise in high-quality projects being created by students at colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad. As in previous years, we’ve put together our comprehensive guide to help readers seek the programs and educational institues that best match their financial, academic and future career [...]
IPAX, the Sony Pictures Digital Productions professional education program, has just wrapped its first online mentorship program using unique technology from Animation Mentor. The three-month program uses the online school’s technology to pair professionals from Sony Pictures Imageworks and Sony Pictures Animation with students from 18 IPAX member schools for [...]
Nickelodeon has established an endowed scholarship in animation at CalArts that honors famed Disney animator and CalArts instructor Jules Engel. The endowment is the first endowed corporate scholarship in animation for the school’s prestigious School of Film/Video and will support students in both the character and experimental animation programs. The [...]
The deadline is April 29 for applications for Women in Animation’s $1,000 Phyllis Craig Scholarship. The scholarship, named for one of the founding members of Women in Animation, is open to applications from full- or part-time students at an accredited animation school who have a goal of working in the [...]
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, inspiring such acclaimed animators as Tim Burton, Brad Bird, John Musker, Glen Keane, Andreas Deja and John Lasseter. Now, all animation aficionados can [...]
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 he wanted for his Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated television series, which airs in the U.S. on Cartoon Network. To achieve this, [...]
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 the cost of the company’s Craft Director’s Tools package to qualifying schools and universities. It offers free licenses to aid with relevant coursework, early access [...]
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, the first class of inductees will be honored in a ceremony set for April 20. The inaugural inductees are: ‘ Sebastian Krys, a [...]
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 supervisor David Munier will be on hand to discuss his involvement with the film and reveal other details about the production process. Set [...]
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 spending the summer working in EA studios around the country. The recipients, all graduating seniors, were singled out for academic [...]