Tom Sito

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 →
ASIFA-Hollywood

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 →
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Kobe Bryant Leads All-Star Annie Awards Presenters Lineup

The 44th Annual Annie Awards will kick off on Saturday, February 4 with a ceremony honoring the year’s best in animation. ASIFA-Hollywood has announced that this year’s ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA-Hollywood & AEF Accepting Faculty Grant Applications

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) have opened applications for the 2017 Faculty Grant program — designed to support individuals or groups with reasonable ... Continue Reading →
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Dory, Kubo, KFP3, Moana, Zootopia Nab Annie Feature Noms

The 2017 Annie Awards have announced their nominations, going mainstream in its picks for the best animated feature category. This year’s Best Animated Feature nominations include: ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA Selects AEF Scholarship Recipients

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum has selected eight animation students to receive a total of $30,000 in scholarships for academic year 2016-17. The merit-based awards ... Continue Reading →
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44th Annie Awards Call for Entries Opens

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, has opened submissions for the 44th Annual Annie Awards, taking place Saturday, February 4, 2017 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. ... Continue Reading →