OIAF 2017

Sheridan Students & Grads at the 2017 Ottawa International Animation Festival

Congratulations to the three Sheridan groups who will be screening their work at the 2017 Ottawa International Animation Festival!

For 41 years, the OlAF has attracted film and animation buffs, art lovers and filmmakers from around the globe. From September 20-24, downtown Ottawa will once again be the stage where cutting-edge, thoughtful, funny and provocative animation films will be screened. Sheridan students have routinely been present at OIAF. Read More

Game Design Students showcase their creations at the Different Games Conference

Despite having just celebrated their first graduating class, Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Game Design program has been rapidity gaining momentum. Most recently, students from the program were big winners at the seventh annual Level Up Student Showcase held at the Design Exchange in Toronto. This past month, three student groups from the program redirected their attention from the highly competitive dimension of game development to participate in the Different Games conference and focus on a side of the game design spectrum that is often left off the industry’s main stage. Read More

2017 Animation Industry Day

Over the course of two days, Sheridan welcomed industry representatives from all over the world for its annual Animation Industry Day event. The specific intent of the Industry Day event is to showcase the talents of our graduating classes from the Visual Effects, Computer Animation, Digital Character Animation and the Honours Bachelor of Animation programs. Read More

Get to know the Award-Winning Level Up Games by Sheridan Game Design Students!

Fourth year students from Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Game Design program were the big winners at the 2017 Level Up Student Showcase held in Toronto. Winning 10 of the 12 awards available in the four categories of Best Overall Game, Technical Innovation, Artistic Achievement and People’s Choice, Sheridan students demonstrated their exceptional talents in the field. Read More

Academy Award Winner Brenda Chapman Visits Sheridan to Share Storytelling Strategies

Writer, animation story artist and director Brenda Chapman recently visited Trafalgar campus to speak to Sheridan Bachelor of Animation and Computer Animation students about the techniques and strategies of visual storytelling. That evening, MacDoanld-Heaslip Theatre was packed with artists eager to learn more Brenda’s words of wisdom despite a blizzard brewing outside. Read More

Seasons Greetings and Happy Holidays from Sheridan Arts

Happy Holidays from Sheridan Arts!

Wishing all our students, staff and faculty a joyous, warm and relaxing winter break. May your holiday season be filled with cheer and celebration for the New Year. Read More

Sheridan Animation alumni shine in Disney’s Moana

Six former students from Sheridan College’s Trafalgar campus have ties to the new Walt Disney Animation Studios film Moana.  Read More

Sheridan Animation Grad Andy Greiling Wins the Startoon Talent Contest

congrats_sonny_and_bently-150826Congratulations to Sheridan animation grad Andy Greiling on winning the Startoon Talent contest for their creation, Sonny and Bently!

Startoon is an online talent show designed to connect to creators and find new, original animated characters that could star in a series for kids aged 6 to 11. Startoon will be teaming up with Andy to make a brand new mini-pilot with a $25,000 production budget.  Read More

Sheridan Student Submissions | 24 HOURS Animation Contest

On Friday Oct 7, the theme for the 14th annual 24 HOURS Animation Contest for Students was announced as Walls. Keeping in mind that walls can be both metaphorical and physical, students were challenged with creating a 30 second animated film that includes a wall in one form or another.

Students from around the world worked in teams of 5 to complete a 30 second animated film from scratch. The competition set a new record this year with over 690 students participating from 29 schools from around the world. The final works were reviewed by a panel of industry artists. Sheridan placed 7th in the competition with numerous others in the top 50. Congratulations to all the award-winning films. Read More

Sheridan Bachelor Programs Study Abroad @Italy Student Exhibition / 2017 Course Trip Information Session

botelho_italy1This past May and June, 26 students from Bachelors programs in Illustration, Animation, Photography, Interior Design and Craft & Design participated in Sheridan Bachelor Programs @Italy, a unique study abroad opportunity.  Currently on view in the A wing Showcase hallway is the process and production of their amazing efforts. Read More

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