2020 SAS Covid-19 Stimulus Fund

In recognition of the many challenges facing SAS members during the Covid-19 pandemic, the SAS Board has created a new funding stream, to be administered in 2020, to support animation-related initiatives that might otherwise be at risk due to the impact of Covid-19 and the many diverse pressures and uncertainties that are caused by it. There are no fixed criteria to determine what these initiative...

One day Symposium: Animation practice as research – Call for Papers

ORGANIZED BY SAS' SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP ANIMATION PaR This is a call for papers about Animation practice as research. We are planning a one-day symposium next Easter on this subject, and invite abstracts to both be presented at the symposium and also be published in a special edition of Animation: Practice, Process and Production (Intellect Press). The symposium is being organized at the Manches...

2020 SAS Conference POSTPONED

Dear SAS Members, It is with sadness that we announce the postponement of the Annual Conference that had been scheduled to take place at Tulane University, New Orleans, 15-18 June 2020. The conference will now take place at Tulane University in 2021, with the exact date to be confirmed. Information about the 2021 conference will be shared as it becomes available via the SAS email list and the cur...

Animate Energies Call for Art

The Society for Animation Studies invites artists to submit images to serve as the logo for its 32nd annual conference. To be considered, the image needs to address the conference theme, “Animate Energies,” and include the following text: Animate Energies June 15-18, 2020 Tulane University New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Submission: Please submit one or two images as attached files to SAS2020...