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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: New ‘Gotham by Gaslight’ Trailer, ‘Simpsons’ Squabble, DC Editor Axed, & More

Conservative Website Howls at ‘Simpsons’ for Mocking “Right-Wing Nutjobs” and Ayn Rand Don’t shoot the messenger — or, err, smash the Keurig? NewsBusters, ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation Launches Courageous Roar! Art Project

In an open letter to the Women in Animation community yesterday, President Marge Dean announced a new art project aimed at speaking out, fighting against harassment and addressing gender ... 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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VES Summit ‘17 to Honor Carstensen, Finance, Burns

The Visual Effects Society has announced its special honorees to be recognized at the 9th Annual VES Summit, set for Saturday, October 28. Venerated VFX producer and founding VES member ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Veterans Offer Career Tips During Animag’s Comic-Con Panel

Write and draw every day. Work well with your peers. Get used to getting lots and lots of criticism, and put your work out there for everyone to see. These were only some of the helpful ... Continue Reading →