Category Archives: Competitions


NXTUP Fest is live!

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LIST OF FILM FESTIVALS WITH SEPTEMBER DEADLINES! Palm Springs International Film Festival Deadline: September 1st Fee to Enter FIA Deadline: September 1st Free Gesticulation Deadline: September 1st Fee to Enter Spark Deadline: September 1st Fee to Enter Fredikstad Animation Festival Deadline: September 1st Free Izmir International Short Film Festival Deadline: […]

2D Internship at Titmouse in Los Angeles

Part Time Unpaid Internship Titmouse inc. is looking for fall semester animation interns. This is an artist internship. Our internship program varies based on what productions are in house during the semester, but normal internship duties include: Assisting animation clean-up Assisting color & paint department Assisting After Effects compositing We’re looking for interns who can […]

Jalloo – the Atlantic Festival of Animation and Games

Call for Submissions Send in your animated 2D, 3D, or even Stop Motion short for a chance at cash prizes! On Friday, 10 June, we will be screening submissions from animators all over, with a special focus on animators from the Atlantic region (but not exclusively). Animations may be 2D, 3D, Stop Motion, or any […]

Spring Awards 2016!

Submissions are accepted from January 31st, at 12am until Tuesday April 12th, at 11pm. All Spring Awards submissions are due by 11:00 pm Tuesday April 12th.   Here are the proper submission guidelines and format rules for the 2016 Spring Awards:  

The Phyllis Craig Scholarship Open for Submissions

To apply for the Phyllis Craig Scholarship Download the Application

Nominated for a VES Award: Scott Carroll

One of our AAU alums, Scott Carroll was nominated for a Visual Effects Society (VES) Award for Outstanding Visual Effects in an Animated Feature for his work on Blue Sky’s The Peanuts Movie. For more information about the VES Awards, click here. Outstanding Visual Effects in an Animated Feature The Peanuts Movie Steve Martino Michael […]

Digitalmation Awards October Winners

Congratulations to Kendra Williford’s Leonid in Space and Danielle Johnson’s Eggventure for being the October 2015 Winners of the Digitalmation Awards!

Animation Profile: Chiara Ferrari

This fifth “Animation Profile” focuses on Chiara Ferrari. Twins, Chiara and Kim, are the creators of the short, Sisters. Their film won 2nd Place for the 2D Animation Short Film Full Color category at the 2015 Spring Show. After graduation, Chiara received a job offer at DHX media in Vancouver, Canada. Why an MFA degree […]