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‘Mutafukaz,’ ‘Walk on Girl’ Fill Out 1st Animation Is Film Fest Program

Having revealed an impressive initial feature slate and jury a couple weeks ago, Animation Is Film has announced that tickets are now available for its inaugural edition and the full ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA & AEF Select 2017-18 Animation Scholarship Recipients

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum have selected seven animation students to receive a total of $31,000 in scholarships for the academic year 2017-2018. AEF judges reviewed ... Continue Reading →
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45th Annie Awards Submissions Open Aug. 14

ASIFA-Hollywood has given the heads-up that the call for entries for its 45th Annual Annie Awards will open on Monday, August 14. Honoring excellence in the field of animation, Annie ... Continue Reading →
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Voice Actor & Annie Awards Founder June Foray Dies at 99

June Foray, known to generations of cartoon lovers for her iconic voice roles like Rocky the Flying Squirrel and Looney Tunes’ Granny, has died at age 99. The news was made public ... Continue Reading →
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2017 World Animation Celebration Judges Announced

The official judges panel for The World Animation Celebration 2017 international short film animation festival have been announced, with pros from across the animation and visual effects ... Continue Reading →
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Tom Sito Joins Academy Board; Edlund Returns to VFX Branch

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced the new electees to its 2017-18 Board of Governors. Among these esteemed industry veterans, animator, historian and educator ... Continue Reading →
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KEPYR Campaign Raises Funds to Help Child Refugees

A huge segment of the animation industry is aimed at entertaining and celebrating children and childhood, which is one of the reasons the ongoing child refugee crisis — most recently ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA-Hollywood Budgets $160K for Programs & Events

ASFIA-Hollywood has this year earmarked an unprecedented $160,000 for animation-based programs and events — a nearly 14% increase in funding over the organization’s 2016 discretionary ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA-Hollywood & AEF Kick Off 2017 Scholarship Program

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum announce the 2017 Student Scholarhsip Program, for the 2017-2018 academic year. Students can apply online beginning April 23 through ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA-Hollywood Names First Faculty Grant Winners

ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum has awarded its first annual Faculty Grants to Owen Klatte (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) and Dave Mauriello (Drexel University). ... Continue Reading →