GDC Anim Scholarship Applications

Hi everyone, it’s that time of year again!

Applications for the #GDCANIM Scholarships are now open. You’ll notice something different this year- we are now offering them as a part of the Animation Diversity Foundation (ADF), in association with AnimState.

Recent Podcasts...

The Tim & Simon Show! Episode 03

"...you gotta sculpt the keys like you're a beautiful sculptor!" We're back with another pre-GDC episode, this time with the always amazing Lana Bachynski, who...

The Tim & Simon Show! Episode 02

We're back! This time we're joined by Mike Jungbluth and talk about all things AnimX In case you missed it, you can check out the...

From the Archives...

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 would like to provide a spotlight on some of the amazing Black animators and artists already in the industry, that you should be following online We are all better for having them as our peers and...
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 Exchange 2020. We're sorry to announce that, despite our best efforts to keep our schedule and the event going, we have to cancel Animation Exchange this year. We want to thank everyone who had put so much...
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 sharing and thriving community of a game development conference and make it free for everyone to enjoy! And this year we will be streaming on our very own AnimState Twitch channel! So make sure to follow us, so that you will...

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...

2019 Animation Exchange Talks and Speakers!

We are excited to announce that on Tuesday, March 19th the Animation Exchange is again coming to you LIVE on Twitch! And like the last two...

2018 Animation Exchange Recorded Talks

Photo by Melissa Shim Well that came and went fast! What a complete honor and joy it was to spend 10+ hours with some of...

2018 Animation Exchange Times and Schedule

One of the regular pieces of feedback we got last year was that the Animation Exchange started too late. So this year, we are...
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