Animation in Newcastle

Animation is thriving in Newcastle, NSW following The 2016 Newcastle International Animation Festival.


Adobe Education was one of the sponsors of this festival and donated 12 month subscriptions to the Adobe Creative Cloud to help encourage the winners in their future creative endeavors.

Earlier this year, I met with University of Newcastle lecturer Jane Shadbolt who teaches in the Design, Communication and IT Science and IT faculties. I was very impressed with the creative way she encourages animation through Photoshop. Here is a showcase sample of students work via the festival Facebook site …

Congratulations to the following winners who received Adobe CC licenses and Wacom tablets …

  • First Prize: James Stuckey – Blackbird Corner 3
  • Second Prize: James Hunt – Newie Beach Scene
  • Third Prize: Renee McIntosh – Alfred St