Author Archives: JChan

Disney Imagineering – Competition – Design City Transportation

Project Submission For the 2015 competition, teams are asked to address the following project challenge: Disney has world class theme parks, resorts, cruise ships, and other entertainment venues that are highly popular with families from all around the world. We challenge you to take what Disney does best today and apply it to transportation within […]

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Opening September 2, Call for Entries to 58th San Francisco International Film Festival

OPENS SEPTEMBER 2 The San Francisco International Film Festival (SFIFF), recognized throughout the world for its eclectic, intelligent and adventurous programs and live events, is accepting submissions to SFIFF58 (April 23–May 7, 2015).  Works in all genres, forms and lengths are considered. Early deadline – Monday, October 6 Regular deadline – Monday, November 3 Final […]

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The Tale of Princess Kaguya

Check out the official US release teaser trailer of Studio Ghibi’s recent film, The Tale of Princess Kaguya. Below is the official extended trailer that was released in 2013.

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Nickelodeon 2014 Student Animated Shorts Program (Deadline: Monday, Sept 15, 2014)

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SoCal VFX Internship for Credit opportunity with Dirty Robber

Studio location is Silver Lake / Los Angeles. To apply, please email maya@dirtyrobber.com with subject titled: Name_Department_School and include your cover letter, resume, letter of recommendation and links to any current work.

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Glen Keane’s “Duet”

Glen Keane’s hand-drawn animation, Duet, displayed at Google I/O 2014  

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Laika Wants To Bring 2D Hand-Drawn Animation Back

From www.slashfilm.com: Laika has made a name for themselves with their hand-crafted stop-motion animated feature films like Coraline, ParaNorman and the upcoming movie Boxtrolls. But the Portland-based animation studio wants to help hand-drawn animation make a comeback. During the Boxtrolls Hall H presentation at 2014 San Diego Comic Con International, Laika head Travis Knight would […]

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DreamWorks Animation has announced their Fall 2014 internships

DreamWorks Animation has announced their Fall 2014 internships. These are part-time for credit opportunities for Junior and Senior BFA students. Internship will begin around Sept. 8th, 2014: These positions are based in Redwood City, CA. 1.       Videography 2.       Digital Training 3.       Production 4.       Artistic Development These positions are based in Glendale, CA. 1.       Production 2.       […]

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Big Hero 6 Trailers

If you haven’t seen them yet, below are the recent trailers for Disney’s Big Hero 6. Enjoy!

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Behind the Scenes with ‘Boxtrolls’

From Animation Magazine.             Back in Spring, the Animag editorial team was invited on a delightful, mind-boggling tour of LAIKA studio in Portland, Oregon, where teams of craftsmen, artists and animators were hard at work on the upcoming Focus Features release The Boxtrolls (September 26). According to producer David Ichioka, […]

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