It has been two years since XA Adunct Associate Professor Musa Brooker was named creative director at L.A.-based animation studio Six Point Harness. His career in both stop-motion and 2D animation has included some of the most acclaimed animation projects of the past two decades. Rea
Award-winning animator and recently retired XA Professor Emerita, Christine Panushka, explains how she created her latest experimental animation in this interview with Animation Magazine. Hand-drawn and hand-colored over the course of several years, the film uses imagery of blood cell
Raqi Syed BA '98, MFA'03 is an immersive media artist, visual effects designer, and faculty member at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.In this interview with SCA, she recalls the impact that XA Prof. Kathy Smith's Expanded Animation class had on her perspectives and
From founding her own company, Alpha Studios, to being named as one of Forbes “30 Under 30 in Hollywood & Entertainment,” Kaitlyn Yang '11 has done it all at such a young age. Kaitlyn graduated from USC’s animation program and continues to use her education in her visual effects
Dreamer of Dreams Festival 2020 awards "Slippages | Grace "Winner for Best Experimental Animation." Watch the Q&A with Artist/Director and XA Professor Kathy Smith.