SoDak Animation Festival Oct. 17-19

The SoDak Animation Festival will be held later this month October 17-19.  Brookings’ own annual animation festival was recently featured on an episode of SDPB’s “Dakota Life.”  The segment (aired on Oct 3) highlights the internationally-renowned SoDak Animation Festival as a unique event in the region and one of the few animation-only events in the country.  Also featured are SDSU Visual Arts animation student Susan Brugger as well as grade-school aged animators from a SDSU-sponsored  summer “animation bootcamp,” and Cable Hardin director the festival and associate professor in the Department of Visual Arts.

This year’s festival features guest panelists from NBC New York, Pixar Animation Studios and more.  More info at

The segment on animation begins at 14:30.

The image above of this year’s student-designed poster

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