Animation with Details: an Interview with Li Ting Yi

iAniMagic: The Animal Party ended in December 2020. We want to thank all of the contest’s participants–especially the students and teachers from Shude University of Science and Technology, Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology, and Rangsit University for participating in the student award.

In this post, we interview Ting Yi, who won the Student Golden Award, with her film, Party Whale. The judges enjoyed the transitions and design of each sequence in her work.  Read on to uncover the story behind this short film and her experience with Animation Desk (for Windows 10).

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iAniMagic 2019 Competition is kicking off!

Get ready to combine your love of animation and animals into one masterpiece – the iAniMagic Competition is back! The 8th iAniMagic, starting from August 1st, invites you to show off your animation skills whilst demonstrating your love for animals. The big winner this year will receive a monetary prize worth 700USD and more! 

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iAniMagic 2017 Winner Story – Aastalim, Honorable Mention & Student Award Winner

Lin Xiaoman (林曉曼), also known as Aastalim, is the 2017 recipient of both an Honorable Mention and a Student award in iAniMagic 2017 with her submitted animation, Pick Yourself Up . Lin’s work is traditionally stylized with eye-catching colors and visuals, but in this competition, she chose to present the characters’ movements with minimalist black and white. Let’s learn more about her experience creating this work and some useful animation tips! Continue reading “iAniMagic 2017 Winner Story – Aastalim, Honorable Mention & Student Award Winner”

iAniMagic 2017 Winner Story – Beck Williams

iAniMagic animation contest Beck Williams

Beck Williams is our grand winner for iAniMagic 2017. The interview with Beck outlines her success in the making of the winning work, Misfortune, and her journey in navigating the animation industry. We at Kdan Mobile appreciate the many animation enthusiasts like Beck and would welcome more to come and try how Animation Desk could help you bring your ideas to life.

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Take It Easy Award Winners

Alright Kdanimators, the Take It Easy animation challenge is finally over!

Time to stop slaving away on your animations and finally take it easy for real (pun most intended). We know it’s been a long, tough ride for many of you as you squeezed out your 6-second magnum opus, but we hope that Animation Desk made the messy creative process smoother, and easier for you.
That is in fact, why we created the app in the first place! Because we’re creative too, and we understand just how difficult it can be to create something absolutely stunning – on time.

So from one creative to another, we at Kdan Mobile would just like to say…

Thank you. You are the reason we’ll continue to Create, Mash and Inspire.

Now before you get all teary-eyed, it’s time to kick back, relax, and read on as we unveil the Take It Easy Judge Award and Audience Award winners.
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