VES Awards Open for Submissions

Submissions are now open in 24 categories for the 8th annual Visual Effects Society Awards. Deadline for submissions is Nov. 30, and the awards this year will be open for the first ... Continue Reading →

Imagineer Rohde To Speak at SIGGRAPH Asia

Joe Rohde of Walt Disney Imagineering has been added as a special speaker at SIGGRAPH Asia 2009, set for Dec. 16-19. Rohde, executive designer and senior VP of Walt Disney Imagineering ... Continue Reading →

Mia, Kells, Niko Nominated for EFA Honor

Three films will vie for the best animated feature honor at the European Film Academy’s annual awards show. The nominated films are: ‘ Mia and the Migoo, an ecologically ... Continue Reading →

Astro Boy Ready for Takeoff

Astro Boy finally bursts onto movie screens this weekend, taking part in an epic box office battle against vampires, serial killers, the world’s most famous female pilot and another ... Continue Reading →

Zucker Signs on to Z Animation

Director Orrin Zucker has signed on with Z Animation, an independent commercial animation and design company. Zucker is best known as the co-creator ‘ along with his brother, ... Continue Reading →

Universal Distributing Geronimo Stilton DVDs in Europe

Universal Studios International Entertainment has won the rights to release hit animated series Geronimo Stilton on DVD in Italy, France, Spain, Portugal and Benelux. The deal calls ... Continue Reading →

Lasseter Gets PGA Award

The Producers Guild of America has awarded John Lasseter, the chief creative officer for Pixar and Disney Animation, the David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Motion Pictures. Lasseter ... Continue Reading →

LaMB Takes Golden Bell For Best Animation

Animax’s original animation project LaMB has won the Golden Bell Award ‘ Taiwan’s equivalent of an Emmy Award ‘ for Best Animation Program. The judging panel ... Continue Reading →

Nick Buys Global Rights to Ninja Turtles

Nickelodeon has bought the global rights to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from The Mirage Group and 4Kids Entertainment for a price of about $60 million. Nick immediately announced ... Continue Reading →

Cookie Jar Joins Harlem Globetrotters for Licensing, New TV

The Harlem Globetrotters got one giant step closer to returning to TV animation by signing on with Cookie Jar Group for a global licensing and entertainment deal. Under the deal, Cookie ... Continue Reading →