Long Beach State graduate Harrison Stetzer’s thesis film “Silent Service” depicts everyday life for sailors as they deal with solitude, deprivation and comradery. The film was inspired by the life of Stetzer’s grandfather, who the film is tributed to, and his life as a sailor. “When I finished the film,[Read More…]
In this video, a Long Beach State graduate uses her thesis animated short film “Booked” to tell a story about change.
In this video, we feature the award-winning animator of “Sow Don’t Sing” Alysha Nunez where she explains how she created her compelling and moving animation.
“Deep Fears” was released in May 2020, an animated short film from Long Beach State’s animation department. Now, it is being selected for the 2021 American Documentary and Animation Film Festival.
Former animation student Valor Aguilar shares her story.
Four Long Beach State graduates discuss how their fall 2020 senior animation films came to be. The animators’ work, which touch on themes of identity, friendship and responsibility, are an extension of their own interests and life experiences.
Crème de la Quarantine: Alone Together virtual exhibition showcases artwork by graduating CSULB illustration majors
Students from the Department of Illustration and Animation wrap up their last semester at Long Beach State with a virtual exhibition that features 23 students and their artwork.
Ryan Chu, an alumni from Long Beach State who majored in animation, directed the film “Deep Fears” as a tribute to his mother, which has since gone on to collect over 50 accolades from film competitions and festivals.
Ryan Chu, an alumnus from Long Beach State who majored in animation, directed the film “Deep Fears” as a tribute to his mother, which has since gone on to collect over 50 accolades from film competitions and festivals.
Although illustration and animation majors’ work may be solitary, virtual classes have challenged the student community as well as the professors who lead Zoom classrooms.