Category Archives: The Industry

Blue Sky Studios Internships (DEADLINE: MARCH 17)

Our summer internship program is a fun, exciting and educationally-packed 10 weeks. Each intern is specially selected and placed in a department that best fits their skills and interests. Throughout the 10 weeks they will be mentored and supervised by a Blue Sky professional in that field. We have 2 types of internships – Artistic/Production and Technical. […]

DreamWorks 2017 Recent Grad Television Art Trainee Program

A Visit from BlueSky Studios on March 1st

Jorge Ruiz coming to AAU on November 1st

Please join us in welcoming back, Jorge Ruiz, animator on Disney’s new movie, Moana. Hear from Jorge about his journey, from Academy of Art into the industry working on these amazing films. Teatime Animation Club will be hosting this event. #Moana #JorgeRuiz #AAU #AcademyofArtAnimationandVisualEffects#Anm #VFX #TeatimeAnimationClub #Teatime

Get It Right: Disney Is Doing An Animated—Not Live-Action—Remake of ‘The Lion King’

From Cartoon Brew. For the full article, click here. By Amid Amidi | 09/28/2016 1:52 pm Following the successful remake of The Jungle Book, Disney announced this morning that it is putting a “new reimagining of The Lion King on the fast track to production.” The entertainment conglomerate has enlisted Jungle Book director Jon Favreau […]

Github- We have wift off!

A cool project that some of our alumni have been working on! An adventurous octokitten has dreams of orbiting the moon.  Despite her failed attempts, she finds new octokitten friends to jump on board and lend a hand to successfully launch the rocket of their dreams into The Universe. CREDITS: DIRECTED BY Tony Jaramillo João […]


From ASIFA-SF Newsletter, Sept 2016 Issue. DID THE PRODUCERS OF “SAUSAGE PARTY” RIP OFF SOME OF THE ANIMATORS? The Hollywood Reporter informs us that about thirty animators who worked on the film signed a letter late last year complaining that Nitrogen Studios, the Canadian company they worked for, was screwing them by not paying overtime […]

DON’T FORGET: September 7th, 7:00pm, 79 Theater- Jason Galeon from Weta


From ASIFA-SF Newsletter, Sept 2016 Issue. UPDATE ON KATZENBERG AND DWA On Aug. 22 the sale of DWA for $3.8 billion was completed. NBCUniversal now owns DreamWorks Animation and Katzenberg is chair of DreamWorks New Media,that includes digital-focused properties such as AwesomenessTV. Before the sale was finalized he attended previews of his upcoming films Trolls […]

September 7th, 7:00pm, 79 Theater- Jason Galeon from Weta

Jason is a Senior Lighting Technical Director at Weta Digital, and has previously held similar roles at Framestore and Sony Pictures Imageworks when he lived in the US. Born in New York, Jason studied Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania and Rice University, where he learned practical model-making and lighting. These skills, along with practical […]