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Woodbury Is Lucky No. 13 for Western Animation Schools

Woodbury University, located in the traditional capital of animation in Burbank, Calif., is pleased to announce that the 2014 Animation Schools rankings from online resource Animation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Vanity Fair’ Fetes CalArts Alums

In the heated ramp-up to the Academy Awards, Vanity Fair‘s annual Oscar issue is tipping a hat to a generation of filmmakers trained at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) ... Continue Reading →
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iam8bit Studio To Host Ben Butcher Exhibit

L.A.-based iam8bit studios is hosting “Part of a Complete Breakfast,” the first-ever solo exhibition by former Pixar artist Ben Butcher. The exhibit will open Thursday, Nov. 7 (7-11 ... Continue Reading →
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Ringling Duo Nab Toon Gold Medal at Student Oscars

Ringling College of Art and Design students Lindsey St. Pierre and Ashley Graham won the gold medal in the animation category at the 40th Student Academy Awards for their film Dia De ... Continue Reading →
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CalArts and Coursera to Offer Free Online Classes

Valencia, Calif,-based California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) has partnered with online course platform Coursera to offer a variety of free massive open online courses (MOOC) to ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Veteran Rusty Mills Dies at 49

The animation community is deeply saddened by the death of Rusty Mills (Russell P. Mills) of colon cancer at 49 this past weekend. Mills, a graduate of California Institute of the Arts, ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg to Receive Academy’s Humanitarian Honor

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences board of governors voted this week to present the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg. Other honorary ... Continue Reading →
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CalArts Celebrates Chuck Jones’ 100th Birthday

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) celebrates the 100th birthday of animation legend Chuck Jones with a special program at the REDCAT theater in Los Angeles. At the event, John ... Continue Reading →
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Sony, CalArts Educational Program Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

This weekend, Sony Pictures Media Arts Program will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of its program which provides arts and media education to underserved youth, along with partners ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces 2012 Student Oscar Winners

Ten students from nine U.S. colleges and universities have been selected as winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition. ... Continue Reading →