Women in Animation Aims for 50/50 by 2025

Women in Animation has launched a new initiative to tackle the gender disparity in the animation workforce head-on, setting a goal of “50-50 by 2025.” Despite making up the majority ... Continue Reading →

Spark Animation 2015 Kicks Off Oct. 21

Spark CG Society will present the 2015 edition of the Spark Animation Festival, Conference and Job Fair in Vancouver, BC from October 21-25 (sparkfx.ca). This year, festival screenings ... Continue Reading →

VIEW Conference Sets LAIKA Anniversary Tribute

The VIEW Conference 2015 has added a special celebration of LAIKA’s 10th anniversary and several special presentations about the future of videogames to this year’s gathering. Set ... Continue Reading →

VIEW Conference Sets Deep Programming Lineup

The VIEW Conference has announced its lineup of keynote addresses and programming for its 2015 edition, set for Oct. 19-23 in Turin, Italy. The lineup features an impressive array of ... Continue Reading →

One Week Left to Apply for WIA Mentorship

Women In Animation is accepting applications for their 2015-2016 Mentorship Program — mentor and mentee applications can be submitted online until September 13, 2015. Designed ... Continue Reading →

WIA Awards Susan Bin 2015 Phyllis Craig Scholarship

Women in Animation (WIA) has awarded Harvard student Susan Bin the 2015 Phyllis Craig Scholarship, an annually bestowed purse of $1,000 given to one deserving student who demonstrates ... Continue Reading →

WIA Presents Talk with Janey Yang

Women in Animation will be taking on the gaming industry boys club by presenting “Women in Gaming: A Talk with Janey Yang” on July 16 at The Animation Guild in Burbank. Currently ... Continue Reading →

WIA Steps Up With Leading Role at Annecy

With this year’s Annecy festival celebrating the contributions of women animators, it was clear that the organization Women in Animation had to take a big role at this year’s event. Last ... Continue Reading →

LA Times Reflects on Toon Town Gender Imbalance

The Los Angeles Times reached out to major college-level animation programs to explore the rising tide of women enrolling to study the art form, and the way that hiring in the industry ... Continue Reading →

On the Upswing

Under co-presidents Kristy Scanlan and Marge Dean, the revamped Women in Animation has seen unprecedented growth. It’s been 20 years since Women in Animation was founded with ... Continue Reading →