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Women In Animation Awards Two Recipients with Craig Scholarships

Women in Animation (WIA) is pleased to announce Heather Forlong and Esther Tejano as the recipients of 2017 Phyllis Craig Scholarships. Established in 1997 to honor the legacy of WIA founding member Phyllis Craig, this is the first time this annual scholarship has been awarded to two student artists in a single academic year. “I […]

Women In Animation Awards Diversity Honors To Disney Animation, directors Twomey and Kahrs

Women in Animation (WIA) is proud to announce the inaugural WIA Diversity Awards recipients, in partnership with Spark Computer Graphics Society (Spark CG): Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) and filmmakers Nora Twomey (The Breadwinner) and Academy Award-winning director John Kahrs (Paperman) for his short film, June: Life Is Better When You Share The Ride. The […]

OPEN LETTER: Animation Insiders Demand a Change from Sexism and Harassment in the Animation Industry

A letter was sent today by 217 women and non-gender conforming folk to over a dozen studios demanding change and an end to sexual harassment and sexism in the animation industry. Included on the list of recipients are executives at Disney, Sony Pictures Animation, Cartoon Network, DreamWorks Animation, and Warner Bros. Signatures are from people […]

WIA Partners with Schools to Give Students Early Access to Support

Women in Animation (WIA) has announced a first round of academic partnerships to encourage student participation in the WIA network of support. The School of Visual Arts (SVA) has aligned as both a corporate sponsor as well as a membership sponsor, and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) has agreed to be a membership sponsor […]

Women In Animation Laraine Newman Q&A Event Feb. 28th

As part of their continuing series of Inside the Actors Studio-style interviews with notable female voice actors, Women In Animation is hosting a conversation with comedian and prolific voice actress, Laraine Newman. Hosted by Amy Ulrich, at Dreamworks Campanile Theater in Glendale the Q&A will take place Tuesday February 28, 2017 starting at 7pm. Laraine […]

Women In Animation Awards Its 2016 Phyllis Craig Scholarship

Women in Animation (WIA) is pleased to announce that Tracey LaGuerre is the winner of the 2016 Phyllis Craig Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded annually to one deserving animation student who demonstrates artistic talent, a passion for animation, and promise for the future. Tracey is currently a sophomore in the CalArts Character Animation Program with […]

Women In Animation “Storyboarding Secrets” Panel June 28th

Many who frequent Animation Scoop are aware of the great work that Women in Animation is doing. Apart from the initiative at the cornerstone of their work to create gender equality in the animation industry, reaching “50-50 by 2025”, they strive to educate women all stages of their careers. To that end, they host a […]