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SAS 2015 Beyond the Frame: Call for Papers

December 5th, 2014 · No Comments · Animation conferences

It’s that time when all good animation scholars and filmmakers should consider submitting proposals for papers for the 27th annual Society for Animation Studies conference, Monday, 13 July – Thursday, 16 July 2015. It will be hosted by Canterbury Christ Church University, at its Canterbury campus, in Kent,  east of London. The school has a […]

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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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Animationstudies 2.0

March 4th, 2013 · 1 Comment · History and criticism

Today, the Society for Animation Studies  has inaugurated a new blog, animationstudies 2.01, which is being edited by Nichola Dobson, and devoted to issues in animation scholarship. As Dobson points out, The pace of published research has often lagged behind the vast technological developments in the animation industry and as such there is often seen […]

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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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2011 McLaren-Lambart Award to Pierre Floquet

October 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

I’m a bit late posting on this, but it’s never too late to acknowledge Pierre Floquet receiving the Society for Animation Studies’ 2011 McLaren-Lambart Award “for the Best Scholarly Book on animation” for his Le langage comique de Tex Avery, published in 2009 byL’Harmattan.  Floquet, who’s on the faculty of IPB, Bordeaux University. His 1996 […]

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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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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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Georgia Animation on My Mind Q&A

September 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Filmmakers, Independent animators, Screenings

On Friday night, July 10th, ASIFA-Atlanta put on a screening of locally-made animated films at the Woodruff Art Center’s Rich Auditorium. The event, which was made possible by the High Museum of Art, was put on as part of the 21st Annual Society for Animation Studies Conference being held that weekend at the Atlanta campus […]

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