McLaren-Lambart Award for the Best Scholarly Book on Animation – 2019 Call for Entries

The Society for Animation Studies announces a call for entries for the 2019 McLaren-Lambart Award for the Best Scholarly Book on Animation. Entries must be a book – both monographs and edited collections are accepted – published in 2017 or 2018 that contributes to the field of animation studies. An author must be a current member of the SAS, and authors must nominate themselves and arrange f...

Emru Townsend Award 2019

Society for Animation Studies members may now apply for grant awards (equivalent to approximately US$300) for those presenting at this year's annual conference in Lisbon, Portugal. All applicants should send an email to Peter Chanthanakone at peter-chanthanakone@uiowa.edu (headline: SAS AWARD 2019) that includes: -your short-version paper abstract that you submitted fo...

Interdisciplinary symposium at St Mary’s University: Beasts of the Sky: Strange Sightings in the Stratosphere

Taking place in the drawing room of Horace Walpole’s Gothic mansion in Strawberry Hill, this symposium will discuss the sky as space, as well as the creatures associated with it, whether monstrous or mundane, in popular culture. The sky is a privileged locale in popular genres, from science fiction, horror and dystopian film; in animation as well as live action; to natural history programming on...

Call for Imagination from 2018 SIGGRAPH Asia

  Contest: Your Imagination, Our RealitySIGGRAPH Asia is now 11 years old! We would like to do a special call for submission: “Call for Imagination”. SIGGRAPH Asia 2018 is calling out to all artists, designers and friends of SIGGRAPH Asia! Submit your most imaginative character to us and you could have your masterpiece transformed into a three-dimensional, huggable, one-of-a-kind SIG...