No Special Effects Needed: Animation Schools Lead Your Way Into the Industry

The best animation and visual effects schools prepare students with strong technical skills and hands-on project experience for the competitive market.

Modeling by Seo Ryong Jaw

Animation vs VFX: Key Differences You’ll Learn in Animation School

Animation and visual effects (VFX) may lead you to career opportunities that fall on the same path. But still, make no mistake about it, there are stark differences between the…

Toy Story 4 by Pixar

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.

Academy of Art Alumni in Detective Pikachu

Alumni Behind the Scenes: Detective Pikachu

In this Alumni Behind the Scenes series, we give recognition to the hard work that our Academy of Art graduates have done to contribute to the film industry. For this first roll-out, we feature…

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Meet One of the Masterminds Behind Avengers: Endgame

There is one lesson in life that we have to learn: how to say goodbye. And this includes saying goodbye to our favorite characters as Avengers: Endgame hits theaters on Friday, April 26th.

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Academy Animation Degree Graduates Bring Avengers: Endgame to the Big Screen

We all wish our problems could go away with the snap of a finger. Unfortunately for Thanos, the biggest and baddest of them all, snapping isn’t enough to deter our favorite Avengers. (This post…

Shazam in a convenience store

Academy Alumni in the Animation Industry Put the Magic in Shazam!

When asked to say the magic word, you might think of “Abracadabra,” “Open Sesame,” or even “Please." In this case, the right answer is Shazam!