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Festival of Animation 2017: A Trip to the Moon

  Saturday June 10, 2017  |  James Bridges Theater      TWO PROGRAMS  Into the Stars   An eclectic mix of non-M.F.A. films completed in the Animation Workshop course (181C) and the Stop Motion class. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.; screening begins at 5:00 p.m. Over the Moon   Films from the individual voices of the M.F.A. program; introspective, funny and awe-inspiring...

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Workshop alumna Maija Burnett Variety’s Animation Educator of the Year

Maija Burnett is the Director of the Character Animation program at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and an alum of the UCLA Animation Workshop. Recently Maija was honored by being named Animation Educator of the Year awarded by Variety Magazine: http://variety.com/2017/film/spotlight/character-counts-for-varietys-animation-educator-of-the-year-maija-burnett-of-calarts-1202407665/  ...

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Veteran Disney Artist Floyd Norman Visits Workshop

  On March 9th, veteran Disney animator and artist Floyd Norman visited the UCLA Animation Workshop for a special screening of his recent documentary film, Floyd Norman: An Animated Life. The screening of the film was followed by a Q&A session. This Master Class was made possible by...

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Interview with alum Erick Oh

Workshop alum and Pixar animator Erick Oh was recently interviewed by sce.ne for his work on several upcoming Pixar films, including Finding Dory and Sanjay's Super Team. Read the full article here: http://app.sce.ne/scene/30239/aca39e9adc914f23a4c22217793f4fdb ...

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Falling Lizard Weekend 2016: Jan 29th, 6:00 PM

UCLA Animation Workshop's annual Falling Lizard Weekend is almost here! Beginning Monday Jan 25th, check the bulletin board in the main room - we'll start a list of topics at that time. Add your inspired ideas all week long and help us come up with a great...

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UCLA Animation Film Spotlight: 9 and Counting

Though I’m normally known for cute animal stories, “9 and Counting" is a bit of a departure from my older work. Well…maybe actually not that much, it’s still an animal story after all.The film started off as many as my ideas do, in my sketchbook....

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Daily Bruin Articles on Film Fest Awards

Several UCLA Animation students were featured in The Daily Bruin, after being awarded "Best Animation" and "Best in Show" at the 2014 Shorttakes Film Festival. Films were critiqued and awarded by a panel of celebrities and industry insiders, including actor Alexis Denisof, Glen Mazzara (producer...