How an Indian Engineering Student Became a Top Animator

How an Indian Engineering Student Became a Top Animator

Wondering how an Indian engineering student became a top animator? Visit 2014 Academy of Art University grad Saurabh Maurya’s portfolio and you’ll see what it takes. He is credited in a number of…

Abigail Muñoz is Living Out Every '90s Kid's Dream Working at Nickelodeon

Visual Artist Abigail Muñoz is Living Out Every Kid’s Dream at Nickelodeon

You may not know her by name, but chances are you’ve seen her work. Facebook stickers and frames, anyone? Abigail Muñoz, a 2015 Visual Development BFA grad from Academy of Art University, was an…

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First-Year Animation Students Receive Industry-Leading Critiques

In her own words, first-year animation student Maliyah Hewins is busy “chasing the big dreams.” Disney, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon - they’re all on her list of top companies to hopefully work for…

CONGRATULATIONS, Hanna Abi-Hanna for your nomination!

Congratulations AAU Traditional Animation MFA Alum, Hanna Abi-Hanna for your Annie Awards nomination on Cuphead! Click here for more details.

Live Art: The Story and Music Behind Coco with Disney•Pixar

Monday, December 4 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Apple Union Square Join director Lee Unkrich and co-director/screenwriter, Adrian Molina as they take you behind the making of Disney•Pixar’s newest…

Academy of Art Earns Top Rankings in Online Education and Animation, by Ruchirek Somrit

Academy of Art Earns Top Rankings in Online Education and Animation

Today, The Art Career Project, a nationally recognized resource for art students and art professionals, announced two major ranking lists for 2018. The first was a list of the top U.S. art schools…

Animators play it old school with Cuphead

Inspired by the cartoons of the 1930s, Studio MDHR Entertainment released their new video game this year, Cuphead. Within the first two weeks of its release, it has sold over one million copies.…

The Accolade Global Film Competition Announces Latest Winners

The next Accolade Global Film Competition deadline is May 27, 2017 Go to www.AccoladeCompetition.org for details ~  The Accolade Global Film Competition Announces Latest Winners  ~ (La Jolla, CA,…

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