VisionFest Student Animation Fest Calls for Entries

The VisionFest student animation festival is calling all student animators, artists and filmmakers to submit projects for next year’s event, slated for June 2-5, 2005, in Indianapolis, Ind. The festival is produced by the School of Informatics at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

Awards will be presented to graduate, undergraduate and high school students in the categories of 2D and 3D animated short films, as well as visualization/simulation and sequential art (storyboards, animatics or comic-book art). The deadline for entries is Feb. 11, 2005. Entry forms can be obtained at www.visionfest.org or by emailing [email protected].

The program will include industry panels, seminars and workshops with visionaries and speakers from the animation industry. There will also be special presentations on classical animation.

The School of Informatics at IUPUI offers a unique curriculum that combines information technology concepts with other areas of study. The New Media Program offers Associate, Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Media Arts and Technology. Focusing on applied research and application, these degree programs encompass design, development, management, integration, application, assessment and deployment of new and digital media.