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Women in Animation Awards Two Phyllis Craig Scholarships

Women in Animation announces that, for the first time, it has selected two recipients for the Phyllis Craig Scholarship: Heather Forlong and Esther Tejano. The annual award for student ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Fathom Chooses More Pikachu, Plympton in Berlin, Talking with Twomey & More!

Encore Screenings Added for ‘Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!’ Due to overwhelming fan demand, the story of how Ash Ketchum’s friendship with Pikachu began is getting two encore ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation Launches Canadian Chapter

During the presentation of the inaugural Women in Animation Diversity Awards at Spark Animation 2017, WIA co-President Marge Dean made another big announcement for the org: The formation ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Diversity Awards, Spark Animation Winners Announced

Women in Animation has announced the winners of the inaugural WIA Diversity Awards, in partnership with Spark Computer Graphics Society (which has also just revealed the winners of ... Continue Reading →
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Open Letter: Animation Workers Demand Changes in Harassment Response

***Content warning: This post mentions sexual harassment In the wake of The New York Times story on Harvey Weinstein and, in our own industry, the allegations against Chris Savino, ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Suspends ‘Loud House’ Creator Chris Savino for Harassment Claims

***Content warning: This post mentions sexual harassment. UPDATE 10/19/17: Nickelodeon issued the following statement Thursday - “Chris Savino is no longer working with Nickelodeon. ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation Present Short Films at Animation Is Film Festival 2017

Women in Animation (WIA) has announced that a showcase of short films created by female animators from around the world will screen at the Animation Is Film festival this month. Entitled ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Sets “The Future Is Female” Panel for SDCC

Women in Animation will be presenting an informative and inspiring panel at San Diego Comic-Con this week. Moderated by WIA co-President Marge Dean (GM, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios), Thursday’s ... Continue Reading →
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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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Women in Animation Looks to the Future with Academic Partnerships

Women in Animation has announced a first round of academic partnerships to encourage the next generation of animation professionals to engage with its network of support. New York’s ... Continue Reading →