SIGGRAPH Announces Computer Fest Noms

The organizers of this year’s SIGGRAPH 2009 Computer Animation Festival (set to take place in New Orleans Aug. 4-7) have announced the selection of award nominees for the event. ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s All Aboard Christmas Carol Train

Disney announced today that the studio is going full steam ahead with a special 40-city train tour to promote Robert Zemeckis’s upcoming holiday feature A Christmas Carol. This ... Continue Reading →

Mr. Warburton’s New Book Is Out!

If you’re a fan of the popular Cartoon Network series Codename: Kids Next Door (2002-2008), you should check out the new book by the show’s talented creator Tom Warburton, ... Continue Reading →

Check Out Flu-Fighting Animated Video

Our friend Mark Simon, an animation veteran whose credits include Timmy’s Lessons in Nature and Luke and Reece Save the World wrote to let us know about an animated project he ... Continue Reading →

Two Millimages Toons Will Screen in Cannes

French animation house Millimages will have a strong presence at the Cannes Film Festival this year. It was announced this week that the studio’s feature animated project Les ... Continue Reading →

Red Stick’s Peek at Disney’s Princess & the Frog

Disney’s veteran animation visual effects supervisor Marlon West gave an excellent and inspiring presentation about the making of the much-anticipated holiday release The Princess ... Continue Reading →

Plympton’s Hot Dog Lands Baton

New York’s indie darling Bill Plympton added yet another award to his ever-growing kudos gallery for his 2008 short Hot Dog this weekend.The Annie-nominated short was the winner ... Continue Reading →

Thomas Borch NielsenDirector, Sunshine Barry & the Disco Worms

Who would have thought that an unusually funny movie about disco-dancing worms, yes worms, would come out of Denmark’s thriving animation scene? Although the film hasn’t ... Continue Reading →

Barker’s Runaway Pulls into Cannes

Canadian animator Cordell Barker’s latest short Runaway will make its world premiere at the 48th Intl. Critics’ Week at Cannes (May 14-22). The fast-paced offering from ... Continue Reading →

SpongeBob Collector’s DVD to Swim in the Fall

Can’t get enough of the happy-go-lucky yellow sea sponge? Then mark your calendar for Sept. 22. That’s when Nickelodeon Home Ent. will release SpongeBob SquarePants: The ... Continue Reading →