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Keyframe of Mind – Inbetweens Episode 1: Real Reel Tips

A Keyframe of Mind is back with a quick episode on putting together game animation reels! In this episode, Esther drops 15...

Keyframe of Mind – Episode 09

How long is the perfect time for a comeback? Hopefully, you answered something over a year because much like the underappreciated 90’s animated film...

From the Archives...

Animation Exchange 2021 - Speaker Submissions are open!
After the very strange events of March 2020, our carefully laid Animation Exchange 2020 plans were scattered to the winds. Our organizers slumped away defeated, retreating to fight another year. Well, now that time has come. We've regrouped and we are looking to the future, equipped with newly made plans for a fully online...
Thank you to everyone that took the time to fill out our survey! We had a fantastic turnout of over 400 responses. Similar surveys by Gamasutra or IGDA averaged around 1200 responses across all disciplines, so collecting a third of that for an entirely animation-focused survey is a solid representation of the animation community within the industry.
Animation Jam 3 Judging announcemnt
We know you've been on the edge of your seat, wondering when the time would come. IT FAST APPROACHES. The Animation Jam 3 judging! Please join Tea Time co-founder Lana Bachynski and AnimState judges Mike Jungbluth, Esther Ko and Ju Li Khaw for an upcoming Twitch stream where we will be going through the...

Black Lives Matter

The animation community, like the larger entertainment community, is not nearly diverse enough. We at AnimState can and should be doing more. So, to start, we...

2020 Animation Exchange Update: The Situation at GDC

We know you've most likely been following all the recent cancellations at GDC. Some of you are probably wondering what this means for Animation...

2020 Animation Exchange Schedule & Speakers

We are excited to announce the fourth annual Animation Exchange on Tuesday, March 17th starting at 12pm Pacific Time! Just like the last three years, we will take the knowledge...

GDC 2019 Animation Related Talks

The 2019 GDC talks are now available on the GDC Vault, and here are the talks that most relate to animation. Most of these...

2019 Animation Exchange Recorded Talks

Talk about a whirlwind of awesome for over 10 straight hours! To be surrounded by so many amazing, talented and inspiring animation focused developers continues to be...

2019 Animation Exchange Schedule and Times

The schedule is set and since we last talked, we have added a couple more talks to the event! Starting at 12:00pm Pacific Time...
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