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Report from SAS 26: “The Animator”

July 6th, 2014 · No Comments · Animation conferences

Last month, I was in Toronto and its suburb of Oakville for “The Animator,” the 26th annual Society for Animation Studies conference, hosted this year by Sheridan College, June 16-19th. I was there to present a paper I wrote with my wife, Victoria, on “The Independent Animator Model in Early Animation: The Case of Ub […]

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Tünde Vollenbroek on the USC Society for Animation Studies Conference

July 24th, 2013 · No Comments · Animation conferences

Tünde In my last post, I gave a rather chatty, scrapbook-style report of the recent Society for Animation Studies conference at the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles. Now, Tünde Vollenbroek, whose first SAS conference it was, provides a more substantive account, including a few kind words about the paper my wife, Vickie, and […]

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Report from SAS 25: “Redefining Animation"

July 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · Animation conferences

I recently returned from a week in Los Angeles, which was mostly spent at the Society for Animation Studies conference, which was hosted this year by the University of Southern California’s John C. Hench Division of Animation & Digital Arts (part of its School of Cinematic Arts).  Congratulations are in order to Lisa Mann, Christine […]

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Off to L.A. for SAS

June 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Animation conferences

On Saturday, I’m off to Los Angeles to attend the annual conference of the Society for Animation Studies. This year’s event, “Redefining Animation,” is being put on by the John C. Hench Division of Animation & Digital Arts  of the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. (I got my M.A. and PhD from […]

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SAS 2013 — Redefining Animation

March 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Animation conferences

This year’s Society for Animation Studies conference will be held at the University of Southern California (one of my alma maters), June 23-27,  under the theme of “Redefining Animation.” It is being held under the auspices of The John C Hench Division of Animation and Digital Arts of USC’s School of Cinematic Art. There is […]

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SAS 2012 — The Animation Machine

November 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Animation conferences, Animation Festivals

The 24th Annual Society for Animation Studies Conference will be held June 25-27, 2012 at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. The Call for Papers notes: The theme of this year’s conference, ‘The Animation Machine’, reflects the wide range of processes, technologies, histories and structures in animation. As movement is an essential aspect of animation, whatever […]

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SAS Athens 2011

April 2nd, 2011 · 2 Comments · Animation conferences

Charles daCosta (my counterpart at the main campus of the Savannah College of Art and Design) (left) standing with Gan Sheuo Hui  (Kyoto Seika University) enjoying the view of Athens during a coffee break opening day of the conference. This year’s Society for Animation Studies conference, “The Rise of the Creative Economy: Digital Animation, Visual […]

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Greek Animation Festivals/Conferences

December 18th, 2010 · No Comments · Animation conferences, Animation Festivals

Forget the financial crisis in Greece, as the country prepares to not only host the 23rd Annual Society for Animation Studies Conference, March 18-20, 2011, but two animation festivals within a month of each other. The first , which is being held in collaboration with the SAS Conference, is the 6th edition of Animfest Athens, […]

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Lucerne Animation Academy’s LIAA-TV

December 9th, 2010 · No Comments · Animation conferences, Filmmakers, Music and film, Screenwriting

About a year ago, the Lucerne School of Art and Design, in Lucerne, Switzerland, put on its first Lucerne Animation Academy (LIAA). The four-day event was publicized as a “a great opportunity for people from theory and practice to meet and share their views on the characteristics of dramaturgy in animation films, in all its […]

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Notes on Animation Evolution

August 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Animation conferences

That’s me in the middle, after my wife Vickie and I gave our paper at the SAS Conference at the Edinburgh College of Art, sitting between Binary Fable’s Helen Jackson (panel moderator on left) and fellow panelist Colleen Montgomery from the University of British Columbia. (This and other photos are by Van Norris, of the […]

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Animation Evolution Update

June 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Animation conferences

Animation Evolution, the 22nd Society for Animation Studies conference, which will hold forth between July 9-11, and is being hosted by the Edinburgh College of Art, is coming up shortly, and I will be there to present a paper I am writing with my wife, Vickie. As someone who has been involved with the Society […]

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Animation Evolution: The 22nd Annual Society for Animation Studies Conference

October 6th, 2009 · No Comments · Animation conferences

“Animation Evolution,” the next SAS conference will be held at Scotland’s Edinburgh College of Art, July 9-11, 2010.  The conference blog is up and running, and is where you can find its Call for Papers. The conference is  being organized by Nichola Dobson, who is also editor of Animation Studies, the Society’s online journal. Keynote […]

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Lucerne International Animation Academy

October 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · Animation conferences

The Lucerne School of Art and Design, in Lucerne, Switzerland, notes, After two years of preparation it is our pleasure to announce the unique programme of Lucerne International Animation Academy (LIAA). Our thanks go to good friends, colleagues, partners and sponsors, who trusted in our idea. LIAA is a four-day event that encourages public discussions […]

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Animation-Related Events in Atlanta

July 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Animation conferences

The Persistence of Animation: 21st Annual Society for Animation Studies Conference Theres an unusual number of animation-related events in Atlanta this coming week starting, of course, with the Society for Animation Studies Conference, July 10-12, at the Atlanta campus of the Savannah College of Art and Design (1600 Peachtree St., NW, 4th floor of the […]

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Behind the Cels: Selections from SCAD’s Don Bluth Collection

July 1st, 2009 · No Comments · Animation conferences, Exhibitions

That’s the name of the free exhibit the Savannah College of Art and Design Library featuring animation art from the Don Bluth Collection, which was donated to the school by Bluth and Gary Goldman. The exhibit is being done in conjunction with the forthcoming Society for Animation Studies conference at SCAD-Atlanta, July 10-12. The exhibit,  […]

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