In a Heartbeat

2017 animago AWARDS Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 2017 animago AWARDS have been announced, with nearly a thousand submissions from 58 countries narrowed down to 33 contenders in 11 categories. The awards will be ... Continue Reading →
corel-150

Corel Painter Unveils ‘Epic Character Contest’

Digital art software Corel Painter has debuted an exciting new challenge for comic/manga illustrators, concept artists, animators, and anyone who enjoys crafting amazing character designs ... Continue Reading →
ANNY-150

ANNY Announces First-Ever “Best of Fest”

Animation Nights New York, a monthly short film screening and networking event coming up on its first anniversary this month, and to celebrate the organizers are planning a two-day ... Continue Reading →
daily-news-bytes-150

GDC News Bytes

On Wednesday during Epic Games’ “State of Unreal” opening session, Ninja Theory’s Tameem Antoniades took the stage to reveal a historic real-time facial animation demo based ... Continue Reading →
Ringling-College-of-Art-and-Design-150

Ringling Announces Winners of Creative Awards for High Schoolers

Ringling College of Art and Design has announced the winners of its third annual Creative Awards Competition for high school students (grades 9-12) in the U.S. This year’s contest ... Continue Reading →
nickelodeon-150

DePaul Student Wins $25k Nickfluence Scholarship

Nickelodeon and national non-profit Get Schooled — co-founded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Viacom — have named DePaul University student Dawn Adepoju as ... Continue Reading →
Lyndon Ruddy

Around the World with an Animation Career

Sometimes the life of an animator isn’t that different than that of a musician. I’ve spent a lot of my 30-year career moving around North America in what I call The Animation ... Continue Reading →
autodesk-150b

CG Student Awards Calls for Entries

The CG Student Awards, sponsored by Autodesk, has opened the call for entries for the 2015 contest. The event showcases excellence in computer graphics from students and recent graduates ... Continue Reading →
Awesome-Dudeness-Animation-Dance-Party-150

Awesome Dudeness Presents Animation Dance Party

YouTube channel Awesome Dudeness is kicking off its inaugural year by hosting a fun online competition: the Animation Dance Party. Submissions are open to animation students and amateur ... Continue Reading →
digital-tutors-150

Pluralsight Acquires Creative Education Site Digital-Tutors

Online training company Pluralsight has acquired Oklahoma City-based Digital-Tutors, an online training resource for creative professionals. The $45 million acquisition — Pluralsight’s ... Continue Reading →