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Society for Animation Studies

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Society for Animation Studies


The Society for Animation Studies (SAS) is an international organization dedicated to the study of animation history and theory. It was founded by Dr. Harvey Deneroff in 1987. Each year, the SAS holds an annual conference at locations throughout the world, where members present their recent research.

Benefits to members include:

Annual conferences.

The 26th SAS conference will be held at Sheridan College, Toronto, Canada, from 16-19 June, 2014. The conference website is available at
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Publication of peer-reviewed conference proceedings in the Society's online journal, Animation Studies (ISSN 1930-1928).
Publication of blog posts on the Society's blog, animationstudies 2.0
Listing in the "SAS Animation Experts" directory.
The SAS Newsletter (ISSN 1930-191X), an internal news publication.
Members-only email discussion list.
Access to the members-only section of this website.
Discounts to festivals and other events with participating organizations.
Discounts to journal subscriptions with participating publishers.

Currently the SAS counts more than 220 members from all over the world. To join our worldwide community of animation scholars and practitioners.

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