Woodbury Animation Panel!

Once more we were very happy to be part of a great industry panel at the Woodbury University, courtesy of their wonderful Animation Club!

Along with Annushka Almendros (APM at WB/ GITD Co-creator), Benson Shum (Disney Animator/Children Book Artist), Melissa Maryn (Toy Designer at Moose), Ryan Hansen (Story board at Dreamworks TV), Heather Gregersen (Story Revisionist at Dreamworks TV), Maureen Macomber (Studio Manager at GITD) and Katia Grifols (Mastermind at GITD) we spent our evening talking about our personal career paths and answering questions of young artists that want to make it into the industry! Was a very refreshing and fun night!

Thank you Woodbury kids for having us!

TAC and OTTAWA International Animation Film Festival! 2018

After a crazy inspiring week we can say we are back in Burbank with a LOT of awesome stories to tell from the OIAF !!! The convention was a success for us!! Not only we had a chance to represent Pirateers! It the TAC semifinals (that was an awesome experience already!), but we also took full advantage of all the incredible inspiring and informational lectures, events and a very well organized Business Fast Track. We saw a lot of international movies, made tones of talented friends and discover the heart of a very lively city that lives up to their high Canadien friendly standards.

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The event had a lot of very fun and successful networking events like the Toon Boom sponsored Boat Cruise, or the BBQ-Pumpkin-Carving event in the beautiful park sponsored by Cartoon Network. Not to forget the great Nickelodeon Breakfast and the lunch and parties networking events. We really look forward to come back next year and see all the new friends we meet! Also stay tuned for mischievous outcomes from this event!

And what kind of Creative Studio we would be if we didn’t took the chance to explore and get inspired by this beautiful city?? So we did!!! And we discover tones of wonderful bookstores, secret coffees, amazing beautiful fall colors and very impressive Modern-gothic Architecture!

Ottawa is a Must See City!!

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Congrats to our Pirateers Crew for entering on OIAF's Semi-Finals!!!!

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We are soooo excited and soooo proud of our Pirateers Crew for hitting the semi-finals at the PITCH THIS! Competition at this year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival. We hope the the best luck for them the next week in Canada!!! That has been a truly team effort!!!

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Volunteering in Vietnam!

Because Art and Stories are around the world there is nothing more inspiring to go find them!

Glow in the Dark was part of an Art initiative program promoted by the Right Hands. The volunteering promoted the Arts as a tool for Little orphan kids to not only use Art as a healing therapy but also as a possible future career for them. To learn a profession that will hopefully help their way out of poverty.

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Obviously with a great story like this we had to participate! We create content for kids at the studio, hopefully to give them awesome childhood memories. What a better chance for us to give those memories.. like literally! It was a very inspiring experience, extremely heartwarming and… we got the chance to teach this little future talents a bit of photoshop!

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The Right Hands provided them with Digital tablets, digital art programs, and art material for the kids so they can learn with good tools. We also participate in a lot of very inspiring activities like Museum Trips, Arts and Crafts day and even self modeling life drawing!

We will miss this girls a lot and the awesome group of Volunteers! We were soo charmed by Hanoi (Vietnam).

Thanks Right Hands for this awesome experience!

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Seoul Promotional Plan... here we go!!!

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We got extremely lucky to find ourselves in Korea at the time of the SPP!!! We were ins Asia for another reason (seeeecretssss!!!!) and luckily we stumbled upon that convention, the timing was just perfect! Was super easy to sign in, the staff was super nice and responsive! And we took fully advantage of their Business Meeting program. We filled up our schedule and we meet with great new companies and some familiar ones!

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We also got the luck to hear very inspiring panels and to attend to some of the competitions finale. The whole convention was very English-friendly and the attendees were super duper nice.

Plus.. Korea… Is such a beautiful and inspiring country. We felt so lucky of being part of this Adventure!

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Glow in the Dark Concept Studio Toddler Anniversary!

Well our young studio just turned 2 years and a half! We been procrastinating about it (or very busy to celebrate..) but we decided to finally stop and acknowledge it! It was about time that our Collaborators, Interns and Team fully meet each other and have some fun time together outside of the studio offices… so well.. summer nights called for Bbq this year!

Cheers to all this memories and many more!

Visual development Worksop at Escola Iboix, Granollers, Spain! 2018

I can’t express how meaningful it was for us to put together a Visual Development Worksop for the students at the Escola Iboix, in Granollers, (Catalunya-Spain). I grew up in a small town very close to Granollers, and I was so excited to teach this kids about Visdev. Growing up we had very little resources and knowledge about the Animation/Entertainment Industry and I feel the little me back in time.. would really had died for an opportunity like this. So I felt it was an honor to give the workshop.

We prepared some exercises, some lectures and the students did an awesome job on their final presentation. We provided a lot of feedback afterwords. Was a very fun experience! We really look forward to keep collaborating and inspiring the students from the Escola Iboix!

Sijia and Lydia our Spring 2018 Interns!!

Another Intern-term comes to an end and we sadly have to say not really “goodbye” but hopefully “see you soon!” to our fabulous Creative Blips this term!

We are very thankful to be able to have in our team Sijia Luo who really helped us out with our Creative Blips look and Lydia Saldajeno who was a life savior when it came to research and organizing our crazy properties! We will miss you both! leant what our Creative Blips thought about their Internship at Glow in the Dark!

We were invited by one of our collaborators to have a Fun last day at the Drewamwork’s Campus!







Licensing Expo 2018!!!

We have been kind of bad at updating our news… so here it will be a long list of (I hope in some kind of fashionable order!) events we attended in this 2018!


Our mandatory visit at Las Vegas Licensing Expo 2018. After 3 days of really cool stands, entertainment and licensing news and panels, a tones of meetings and a lot of new and familiar faces to say Hi! We can say… that this year Expo was a success for Glow in the Dark!!! New great things ahead of us!!!

Keep posted!


Inspiring the Next Generation of artists at the CTN Teens Week!

Very happy to be able to attend to this super cool CTN Teens event organized at the CSG Gallery in Burbank as a part of inspiring and promoting Art as a Career for the next generation of Artists.

We were part of a set of Lectures along with other artists where we shared our experiences and answered Q&A from teenagers attending to a variety of the Burbank High Schools.

Can’t wait to see what they can do!

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