What we're about


AEPDX is group of creatives who focus on storytelling through design and animation. We get together to explore, educate, share, and network. Whether you're a concept artist, illustrator, animator, film maker or visual effects artist - bring your interests, expertise, and hang out. We share animation techniques and software ranging from After Effects, Animate, TV paint, Maya, Max, Cinema 4D, Blender, Marvelous, Houdini, and more. In-person quarterly events include presentations, panels, guest speakers, artists & studios sharing project breakdowns, animation competitions, sharing local work, and covering new software releases.

Upcoming events (1)

Animated Music Video Production

Wacom Experience PDX

Join us Thursday February 23rd at the Wacom Experience PDX for our first event of the year. We'll break down the animation production of several music videos from Big Wild, Junior Jack, Meg Meyers, and more. Artists and Directors will go in-depth from concept development through final animation.

  • 5-6 pm social hour with free drinks and appetizers
  • 6-8 pm presentations
  • 8-9 pm networking

Wacom's capacity limit is 75, so please only reserve if you're 100% attending. If we reach capacity you may contact us to be placed on a waitlist. We're also considering live streaming the event.

Thank you to Wacom for hosting and our sponsors Toolfarm and Autodesk. We look forward to seeing everyone!

Past events (80)

Autodesk Hits Portland 2022 - The Return

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)