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Jason MacLeod Steps Up as Business Rep for Animation Guild

Members of the Animation Guild have determined that Jason MacLeod, a lighting artist with Disney Animation, will replace Steve Hulett as the group’s business representative. Hulett ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Guild Ratifies Nickelodeon Renewal Agreement Nick Animation Studios employees “strongly ratified” a new two-year contract, which includes 10 sick days per year on ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Guild Ratifies Contract

Members of Animation Guild have ratified a new three-year contract with management with an overwhelming voter majority. The deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers ... Continue Reading →
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LA Times Reflects on Toon Town Gender Imbalance

The Los Angeles Times reached out to major college-level animation programs to explore the rising tide of women enrolling to study the art form, and the way that hiring in the industry ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Writer Rob Edwards Offers Master Class

Writer Rob Edwards, whose credits include the animated Disney features The Princess and the Frog and Treasure Planet, will teach a class titled “Constructing Engaging and Dynamic ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit to Honor Phil Roman, Bonnie Arnold

Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit will honor Phil Roman, iconic animator and founder of Film Roman, and How to Train Your Dragon 2 producer Bonnie Arnold at ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Presents Creating Characters August 13

Women in Animation will present the next event in its professional development series on Wednesday, August 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Burbank, California’s Animation Guild. Entry is free ... Continue Reading →
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Remembering Sol Sigall

I was saddened to get a call a few days ago from Martha Sigall informing me that her husband Sol had passed away. Sol Sigall was neither an artist, a writer, nor a voice actor, but ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s CG Artists Sign Contract with Animation Guild

Nickelodeon Animation Studios CG artists have ratified a new Animation Guild, IATSE 839 contract on Friday (with a Yes vote from 90.1% of the bargaining unit’s 61 employees who voted). ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Artists Call for Unionization at Global Meeting

Visual effects professionals from around the world took part in a multi-city meeting on Thursday (March 14) to address issues that are facing the troubled industry. Veterans such as ... Continue Reading →