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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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Alliance Francaise is showing 5 animated features in July!

The Alliance Française of San Francisco offers a weekly Movie Night to any and all who love French cinema. Join us every Tuesday at 6:30pm in the lower AFSF Theater for a presentation before the film, which begins at 6:30pm. A $5.00 donation is suggested for the refreshments that are offered. July 2014: Get Animated! […]

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Pixar in Concert at the San Francisco Symphony

From the San Francisco Symphony: From the Toy Story trilogy to The Incredibles and Up, Pixar Animation Studios has forever impacted filmmaking and given audiences of all ages some of the most beloved characters in cinematic history. This summer, the San Francisco Symphony presents Pixar in Concert, with visually stunning clips and memorable scores from […]

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Thoughts About “How to Train Your Dragon 2″ with SPOILERS

It is hard not to write a movie review without revealing spoiler alerts, especially before the film is officially released in the U.S. theaters. Perhaps the only people who should be reading this right now should be the folks who have luckily seen it? Well, you have been warn… Someone asked me if I thought […]

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