ACCAD Ranked #2 in Top 20 Midwest Animation Programs

February 20, 2013
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ACCAD was recently recognized for its excellence in preparing students in the discipline of animation. Animation Career Review recognized ACCAD as the #2 animation program in the Midwest and nicely characterized our unique multidisciplinary research center in this way:

ACCAD Moving to a Specially Designed Creative Research Space in 2014

January 20, 2013
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Built in 1916 as the original home to the Ohio Historical Society, Sullivant Hall will be refurbished to a LEED Silver-certified home for ACCAD, the Department of Dance, the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, the Department of Arts Administration, Education and Policy, the Barnett Center f

ACCAD Alum Fran Kalal Visits ~ November 2012

November 25, 2012
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Fran Kalal (MFA, Design, 2008) returned to ACCAD November 7th & 8th to give a presentation about working at PIXAR. Fran met with animation graduate students to review their portfolios and provide feedback. Ms.

Steve Martino to Co-Direct Film based on Charles Schulz's Peanuts

October 10, 2012
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Twentieth Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios announced plans to make a feature film based on Charles Schulz’s “Peanuts”. The film release in 2015 will coincide with the 65th anniversary of the comic strip's first publication in 1950.

Steve Martino of Blue Sky Studio - October 2012 Visit

October 6, 2012

ACCAD and OSU were pleased to welcome Steve Martino to campus for a full agenda on October 4 & 5. Along with several distinguished alumni, Steve gave a special presentation during the But For Ohio State campaign kickoff at the Ohio Union.