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Edith and the Bear

Jimmy Loves Juice

Jimmy Loves Juice tells the story of a toddler who casts aside his usual carton of milk when he discovers a tasty new refreshment...juice. The film was written and directed by University of Hartford graduate student Dave Yee, and produced A/I students as part of a special projects class during the Fall 2013 semester.
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Edith and the Bear

Edith and the Bear

A heart warming story about a little girl named Edith and her best friend, Bear. (2013)
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Tamara

Tamara

A child's dream will overcome her circumstances. Produced in 2013 and directed by Hillary Bradfield.
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Couch and Potatoes

Couch and Potatoes

The tale of two TV-watching enthusiasts who pioneer a clever way to live on their couch until an unexpected event hurls them back into their youthful past. Created by Chris Lam and Eunsoo Jeong in 2012.
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Tule Lake

Tule Lake

Set in the winter of 1943 during the Japanese-American internment of World War II, Tule Lake is an animated short film about perseverance, based on the true story of an internee and her actions one night. (2012)
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Bye Bye, Bruce

Bye Bye, Bruce

A surreal short about dealing with identity, and being trapped by social stereotypes and expectations.
A summer 2011 film written and directed by Yung-Han Chang(張永翰, Taiwan), and production designed by Corwin Herse Woo.
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Bloom

Bloom

Nadine, depressed and alone, has been living her life in the dark. A gift from a friendly neighbor gives Nadine something to live for. With a new life, Nadine has a chance to pay it forward.
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No Robots

No Robots

An anti-robot shopkeeper must deal with an unexpected clanking visitor. Directed by Kimberly Knoll and Yunghan Chang (2010).
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Fumi

Fumi and the Bad Luck Foot

Fumi is a young girl whose left foot attracts bad luck.
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kafi

With malice toward none...

This 30-second PSA was created from scratch in three and a half days by our team at the 2005 KAFI Cartoon Challenge.The team: Konstantin Abadjiev, Lauren Andrews, David Coffman, Tim Heitz, and Megan Kelly.
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Stoopid Movie

Stoopid Movie

This series of short films was completed in the Spring of 2005 by the advanced animation class at San Jose State. It won first place in the Animation category of the Radio Alice 3-Minute Film Festival 2005.
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Neighborhood Roots

Neighborhood Roots

Even in the winter we are still firing it up! In January of 2005, the students of the animation program got together and animated this film in just three weeks!
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25 Ways to Die

25 Ways to Die

This was a colaboration with other animation schools and has been seen on MTV2!
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Kafi 2003

KAFI 2003

Our team at the 2003 KAFI Cartoon Challenge won first place with this animation, created from scratch in only four days. The team: Dela Longfish, Theary Meng, Audrey Lee, Natalie Repp, and Adan Chung.
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Animation Awards...

SJSU Animation wins TWO awards in the 37th ASIFA-EAST Animation Festival, on May 7th

posted Sun, May 14, 2006

Fumi and the Bad Luck Foot was awarded Best of Show, placing among animation legends Bill Plympton and Igor Kovalyov!

Stoopid Movie!!!, created in the Spring 2005 Advanced Animation class, takes 3rd place in the Independent Films category.

http://www.asifaeast.com/

"Neighborhood Roots" a Finalist at Adobe Design Achievement Awards

posted Thurs, June 2, 2005

SJSU animation department short film "Neighborhood Roots" has been selected as a finalist in the Animation category of the 2005 Adobe Design Achievement Awards. Student representatives will attend the 2005 Adobe Design Achievement Awards Event held July 21st at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, at which winner rankings will be announced.

"Neighborhood Roots" has also been awarded BEST COLLEGE ANIMATION from the 2005 International Student Film Festival in Santa Barbara, California.

Festival details are available at www.studentfilmfestival.org.

"Neighborhood Roots" has also recently screened at the Kalamazoo Animation Festival International as well as the Ohlone College Film, Video, and Multimedia Festival, both in May of 2005.

"Stoopid Movie" Takes the Prize at Radio Alice

posted Fri, May 13, 2005

Stoopid Movie has won first place in the Animation category of the Radio Alice 3-Minute Film Festival 2005! Cole Higgins and Hee-Young Son accepted the prize of $3,000 on behalf of David Chai.

Acme Animation Online

The curriculum in Animation/Illustration is enhanced by a unique distance-learning classroom in which students are given the opportunity to work with leading professionals through weekly closed circuit television transmissions with Acme Animation. Students can now register online with Acme Animation and post their work to be viewed by all in either Showtime or the Shark Tank. You can also look at their many challenges including acting, story, layout, mechanics, effects, and comics. ENJOY!