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Inaugural WIA Diversity Awards Set for Spark Animation 2017

Spark Compute Graphics Society and Women in Animation have teamed up to present the inaugural WIA Diversity Awards during this year’s Spark Animation conference & festival, taking ... Continue Reading →
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VFS Opens Largest Mo-Cap Studio in Canada

The Vancouver Film School — celebrating its 30th anniversary this year — has partnered with cutting-edge company Mimic Performance Capture to build the largest commercial ... Continue Reading →
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Marianne O’Reilly Named COO of Cinesite Animation

London- and Montreal-based studio Cinesite has hired industry mainstay Marianne O’Reilly as Chief Operating Officer for its feature animation studio in Quebec. Based out of the Montreal ... Continue Reading →
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‘J’Aime les Filles,’ ‘Louise’ Take Ottawa Grand Prizes

The 40th anniversary edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival wrapped up this weekend, culminating in the 2016 awards ceremony held at Saint Brigid’s Centre for ... Continue Reading →
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VFS Partners with China Art Schools

Vancouver Film School signed two novel partnership agreements with Chinese educational institutions earlier this month. President James Griffin and other VFS representatives signed ... Continue Reading →
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SPARK Festival Winners Revealed

SPARK CG Society, organizers of the SPARK Animation festival, conference and job fair taking place in Vancouver this week, announced this year’s award winners during the opening night ... Continue Reading →
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Student-made ‘Small People,’ ‘Garden Wall’ Top Ottawa Awards

This year’s Grand Prizes went to Sarina Nihei’s Small People With Hats won Best Independent Short Animation, and Patrick McHale’s Over The Garden Wall took the Grand ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: Schools to Hire From

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of schools to hire from. They are: Academy of Art University — San Francisco, Calif. The Animation ... Continue Reading →
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10th Edition of NFB’s ‘Hothouse’ Yields 8 Shorts

Beginning March 9, animation lovers can discover eight new short works by emerging animators with the online launch of the 10th edition of the National Film Board of Canada’s ... Continue Reading →
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Vancouver Film School expands to Shanghai

Vancouver Film School has teamed up with Shanghai University to create Vancouver Film School Shanghai, which will be a jointly operated film school. The school will open in the fall ... Continue Reading →