2018 Kids' Choice Awards

Nick Kids’ Choice Awards: 8 Animated Features, 6 TV Toons Nominated

Nickelodeon has announced the nominees who will vie for the coveted orange blimps at the 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards, with eight animated features and six animated TV series in competition ... Continue Reading →
Coco

Los Angeles Gets Animated to Declare “Coco Day” Feb. 27

A fabulous new fiesta is coming to the streets of Los Angeles, as Councilmember Gil Cedillo of the First District will declare “Coco Day in L.A.” at City Hall on Tuesday, February ... Continue Reading →
Stipan Tadić

Stipan Tadić Named Signature Artist of Animafest 2018

The World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb has revealed this year’s fantastically colorful, gorgeously unnerving official poster illustrated by Stipan Tadić, who ... Continue Reading →
ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept.

Twitch Carries Anime Marathon Ahead Crunchyroll Awards Stream

The 2018 Crunchyroll Anime Awards are rapidly approaching, and the organizers have announced that Twitch will be carrying the livestream on February 24, from Hollywood’s Montalban ... Continue Reading →
FlyOver Canada

SIGGRAPH Inaugurates $10K Themed Entertainment Contest

SIGGRAPH 2018 is continuing to expand its spotlight on computer graphics and interactive techniques with the news that it has partnered with FlyOver Canada for a one-of-a-kind Themed ... Continue Reading →
Coco

‘Coco’, ‘Blade Runner 2049′ Best Animation & VFX BAFTA Competition

The 2018 British Academy Film Awards were presented Sunday at the Royal Albert Hall in London, hosted by Joanna Lumley (Absolutely Fabulous). Continuing its award-season streak, Pixar’s ... Continue Reading →
The Burden

‘The Burden’ Wins Anima 2018 Grand Prix

The 37th Anima international animation festival of Brussels came to a close Sunday evening with a much anticipated awards ceremony, capping 10 days of film programs, concerts, special ... Continue Reading →
FMX 2018

Blue Sky Icon Chris Wedge to Keynote at FMX 2018

Germany’s top animation and vfx confab FMX has announced the initial lineup for its upcoming event, which takes place April 24-27 in Stuttgart. Blue Sky Studios’ Oscar-winning animation ... Continue Reading →
The Art of The Secret World of Arrietty

GKIDS, Fathom’s Studio Ghibli Fest Returns; VIZ Announces ‘Art of Arrietty’

After a successful first run in 2017, GKIDS and Fathom Events have opted to continue their partnership to bring another series of treasured anime classics to U.S. theaters with Studio ... Continue Reading →
Futurama

Happy President’s Day from Animation Magazine

Hey there, readers! The Animation Magazine crew will be out of the office on Monday, February 19 in observance of President’s Day. There will be no Monday morning newsletter, but ... Continue Reading →