Sheridan Animation alumnus Ben Anders’ success story

Animation alumnus (2013) Ben Anders’ film Jo Minkus was released by Nickelodeon International after being picked up in 2014 in their International Shorts program, the Network’s annual search designed to identify and develop new ideas and up-and-coming animation talent. Ben created Jo Minkus during his time at Sheridan College where he did a sample of the film right before graduating. Read More

Animation graduate Melody Wang wins TIFF Student Shorts award

Sheridan’s Bachelor of Animation graduate Melody Wang received the “Best Animation” student shorts award for her film The Casebook of Nips and Porkington at TIFF’s Top 10 Student Shorts Event. Wang was also awarded a cash prize of $1,000 courtesy of the Directors Guild of Canada, two tickets to the Directors Guild of Canada Awards and a Sales & Industry Pass to the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. Returning for its second year, (previously known as Student Showcase) Canada’s Top Ten Student Shorts lineup shined a spotlight on the next generation of homegrown talent. Prizes were awarded to student films in the live action and animation categories in a ceremony held on Friday, January 15, 2016 in Toronto, ON. Read More