Alumni Behind the Scenes: The Academy Awards 2020 Special

This is it. The much-awaited Academy Awards is happening on Sunday, February 9th. Whatever the results may be, we're already very proud of our Academy of Art alumni for contributing to these…

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Alumni Behind the Scenes: Frozen 2

Seeing cool alumni work from our proud graduates gives us all sorts of warm and fuzzy feelings inside—even at the peak of winter.

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Alumni Behind the Scenes: Animation & VFX Graduates Help Spin Magic in Maleficent 2019

While Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is “no fairy tale” as she herself puts it, it certainly is a dream come true for our animation and VFX graduates who had the pleasure of working in its……

The Addams Family 2019

Alumni Behind the Scenes: The Addams Family 2019

Our favorite Halloweeny family is back, and with them come some of our very own animation school graduates. Congratulations, and as always, we’re very proud of you!

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Avengers: Endgame Head Animator Shares BTS Details in Exclusive Interview

Academy of Art University scored an exclusive interview with Avengers: Endgame head animator and our very own alum, Jan Philip Cramer.

The Lion King 2019

Alumni Behind the Scenes: Lion King

Any story worth telling is worth telling twice, so said Rafiki in The Lion King. Apt and timely since it's back in theaters once more, and of course, we have an alum onboard.

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On Exhibit: Photography Solo and Illustration Group Show on Sutter for July

Do you have a keen interest in black and white photography and architecture? Or perhaps you have a thing for colorful illustrations. Whichever you prefer, you can find them both in our Sutter…

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Alumni Behind the Scenes: Spider-Man: Far From Home

Our favorite, friendly neighborhood spider-man is back, thanks to the help of some Academy of Art University alumni.

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Alumni Behind the Scenes: Toy Story 4

Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and the rest of the gang aren’t quite done with their adventures yet. Helping them on a road trip of a lifetime are some Academy of Art alumni.

X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Alumni Behind the Scenes: X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Academy of Art University beams with pride as alumni from various schools helped work behind the scenes to bring the Dark Phoenix to light. X-Men fans could not contain their excitement upon…