Be Like a Sponge! Observations on Animation & Sketching

The following in an excerpt from the brilliant 800-page, two-volume book Drawn to Life: 20 Golden Years of Disney Master Classes, written by Walt Stanchfield and edited by Don Hahn. ... Continue Reading →

Full Sail Adds Six to Hall of Fame

Pixar Animation set modeling lead Kristifir Klein leads the list of six new inductees into the Full Sail University Hall of Fame. Hundreds of candidates are considered for selection, ... Continue Reading →

Nick Internship Ranks Among Nation’s 10 Best

Nickelodeon Animation Studios has been named one of the 10 best internships for college students in the United States by Vault.com. The website cited the studio’s offering of ... Continue Reading →

Animag’s 2010 School Guide

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 ... Continue Reading →

Sony Training Program Takes a Page from Animation Mentor

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 ... Continue Reading →

Nick Endows Engel Scholarship at CalArts

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 ... Continue Reading →

Deadline April 29 for Women in Animation Scholarship

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, ... Continue Reading →

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 →