Submit Your Warner Bros. Animation Scholarship Application Now!

Are you a impending High School graduate interested in a career in animation? If so, Warner Bros./Hanna-Barbera have a scholarship for you! Any graduating high school senior enrolling in a college, university, or trade school to study animation is eligible to apply. Since 2005, through the Warner Bros. Reach program, one outstanding student each year has been awarded the Hanna-Barbera/Animation Honorship which includes a scholarship and four full-time paid internships at the company during four consecutive summers while enrolled in college. Successful Reach program graduates will be eligible for full-time positions at Warner Bros. Applications are being accepted now and the full form and complete details can be downloaded here at this link. Don’t delay as the application deadline is 5:00 PM on Monday, March 4, 2013. This is truly an outstanding opportunity and I encourage any and all students with dreams of being a professional animator to apply. Good luck!


Comic Con Team-up: Rose City Comic Con And Emerald City Comicon

After an amazing debut in 2012, the Rose City Comic Con is kicking it up a notch or 12 for its sophomore year by announcing a partnership with Seattle’s Emerald City Comicon. Forging ahead into an impressive eleventh year of operations, ECCC lends its considerable skills to bolstering an already elegantly run RCCC to make Portland, OR the place to be for next Fall’s biggest pop culture spectacle. Keep checking with Pop Culture Zoo for more info and check out today’s press release below for all the deets, True Believer!

Seattle-based ECCC Corp., organizers of Emerald City Comicon (ECCC), the largest comic book and pop culture event in the Pacific Northwest, announced today a formal partnership with Portland-based FlashPoint Media to cooperate in bringing Oregon the convention it rightly deserves in the 2013 Rose City Comic Con (RCCC).

RCCC 2013 will be taking place September 21-22, 2013 at the Oregon Convention Center, and will be co-produced by both ECCC and RCCC, combining the talents and organizational efforts for one fantastic event. The first guest announced for RCCC 2013 is world-renowned illustrator Adam Hughes.

“This announcement kicks-off a fantastic partnership,” says ECCC Convention Director Jim Demonakos. “We are thrilled to team up with Ron Brister and his crew to help take the Rose City Comic Con to the next level!”

“We are so excited to work with ECCC and build upon what was started in 2012,” says Ron Brister, Rose City Comic Con founder. “ECCC has long been a favorite convention of ours and now, every six months there will be an amazing convention in the Pacific Northwest!”

This is the first step in an ongoing partnership between the two organizations to create the best in pop culture events for the Pacific Northwest. For complete details, visit the Rose City Comic Con website: