{ 2D/3D Analogue & Digital }

Organisations, Groups, Workshops, Courses, Directory



  • WAnimate - the peak state body, which hosts the WAMBAM and 3|Thirty competitions and events:
    • WAMBAM - The ultimate test in endurance and creativity. WAMBAM is a 48-hour animation competition. Teams (or Individuals) draw three words from a hat to use as a framework for their animation. Teams have 48 hours to complete an entire animation short.
    • 3|Thirty Competition - participants have 3 months to develop a thirty-second animation short. The shorts can use any form of animation (2D, 3D, stop-motion, etc.) and must include the 3| Thirty ID. The ID is an Identifier that shows us this short was made exclusively for this competition
  • Anim Challenge FB Page - Facebook community group
  • Perth Animators Group FB Page - Facebook community group
  • Perth Australian Cartoonists Association Meetup - Perth Chapter of the The Australian Cartoonists' Association, established on 17 July 1924 as the Society of Australian Black and White Artists.
  • Perth Comickers Meetup - I want a group that gives local artists the opportunity to meet and share ideas and create with other artists.


  • Ozanimate - a community based website aimed at anyone who is interested in animation in general and in Australian animation in particular. One of goals of this non-profit website is to be a source of news and entertainment focusing on TV series, short films, feature films and showcasing all types of animated content coming from ‘down under’. Ozanimate also aims to provide a number of resources to help both animation student and professional
  • Animation World Network - the largest animation-related publishing group on the Internet, providing readers from over 151 countries with a wide range of interesting, relevant and helpful information pertaining to all aspects of animation. Covering areas as diverse as animator profiles, independent film distribution, commercial studio activities, licensing, CGI and other animation technologies, as well as in-depth coverage of current events in all fields of animation, AWN gives its readers an easy to navigate, visually and intellectually creative mechanism to electronically access a wealth of information previously unavailable anywhere in the world.
  • SIGGRAPH - a network of computer graphics and interactive technology professionals and students.
  • CGSociety | FB Page - supports artists at every level by offering a range of services to connect, inform, educate and promote digital artists worldwide.
  • Stan Winston school of Character Arts - Stan Winston School is the world's premiere online destination for learning the art & technology of character creation from Award-winning industry professionals
  • Rusty Animator - The Rusty Animator community is for all the dedicated aspiring animators out there. Especially the ones who are trying to reach their dream job wasting years of learning time.
  • Animation | FB Page - non-profit organization dedicated to serving the worldwide animation community.
  • Animator's Resources Kit - started as a place to make animation resources much more accessible and easier to find. It is a place built and contributed to by the animation community and allows ease of access to useful assets and resources such as links to forums, communities, competitions, rigs, tools and places to submit work.

Fan Groups


[Also see SwanCon and GenghisCon as most sci-fi and pop culture events have Comic Streams]

  • Japanese Animation Fans of WA- The Japanese Animation Fans of Western Australia (JAFWA) has been around for more than 20 years.
  • UWAnime - largest university anime club in Western Australia, operating in Perth, out of the University of Western Australia.
  • Supanova - has been the welcoming home of Australia’s pop culture fandom since 2000; a place where fans inspired by imaginary worlds emanating from comics, sci-fi, fantasy, anime, gaming, nostalgia and literature have been able to come together to celebrate. A place to rejoice in cosplay (‘cos’tume role-‘play’) in expressing your inner geek, your inner child.



Online Courses



  • SAE Perth BA in Animation | Showcase - our Bachelor of Animation is all about building your character and credentials by giving you hands-on experience in 3D modelling, rigging, design, textures, lighting, rendering and compositing. Basically, everything you'll need to create the career you want.
  • Curtin BA Animation and Game Design - in this major you will specialise in the exciting area of animation and game design. You will explore the latest industry trends and technologies to create compelling experiences to engage your audience.
  • Murdoch Games Art and Design | Showcase - in this course you’ll level up your knowledge of games art and design processes, production concepts and industry-standard tools and techniques. By creating games and mods you’ll learn about animation, 3D modelling, concept art, and designing for mobile and virtual reality platforms.
  • Tafe Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation and Game Art) - this course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to design and produce digital art, animation and games; by engaging you in simulated animation challenges. This Diploma prepares you for work in the animation and games design industries in roles such as: Concept Artist; 2D/3D Animator; Visual Effects Artist; and Motion Graphics Artist in Film/TV/Advertising and Games.


[See printed version of Campaign Brief for updated Directories by category, e.g. animation studios, design studios, illustrators etc.]

  • Sentient - Perth-based software development company which provides powerful and immersive 3D visualisation, process control and automation solutions for clients in the Mining and Resources industries.
  • Mapability - a prominent 3D animation studio based in Perth, Western Australia. Together with our state-of-the-art equipment and technology, Mapability is at the forefront of stunning 3D animation and visualisation services.
  • Last Pixel - Last Pixel is a leading 3D Animation studio in Perth, Australia specialising in 3D animation, 3D visualisation, 3D flythroughs, VFX, interactive 3D, virtual reality and post-production. Our VFX and Film work can be found on the Last Pixel Studios side of the site, use the toggle at the top of the page.
  • Studio Orange - Studio Orange was established in 2014 with the goal to make video production a fun and efficient experience for Australian brands. Over the years we have produced corporate videos, social media content, explainer videos, animated content, music videos and more!
  • The Sandbox - specialise in crafting television commercials, cinema ads, corporate videos, radio adverts, web videos and so much more. Our state of the art production and post production facilities are located in the cultural hub of Leederville, Western Australia.

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