Society for Animation Studies 32nd Annual Conference (Online conference, June 14-18, 2021)

Call for Papers/Panels Online Conference, June 14-18, 2021 *Applicants whose proposals were accepted for the 2020 conference see below* PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: March 1, 2021 After postponing its 2020 conference, the Society for Animation Studies is pleased to invite panel and paper proposals for its 32nd annual conference. The conference organizing team has been closely monitoring the COV...

Announcing the 2020 Maureen Furniss Award Recipients

The Society for Animation Studies is happy to announce that the recipient of this year's Maureen Furniss Award for Best Student Paper on Animated Media is Brittany Bailey, Arts University Bournemouth, for “Can Video Games Make us More Ethically Informed?” - a piece that is both fabulous and our first video game-themed winner! The selection committee has also awarded Honorable Mentions to the ...

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...