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Oscar Nomination Reactions: The Class of 2017 Checks In

The nominees are in! Read what the finalist filmmakers have to say about being recognized by the Academy, below. The 89th Oscars will take place February 26. Best Animated Feature Kubo ... Continue Reading →
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Nominees Announced for 89th Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed Tuesday morning which of the year’s onscreen accomplishments will go for the gold as nominees in the 89th Annual Academy ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Fest Calls for Arab Animation Forum Entries

The 2017 Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (May 2-7) and one of Germany’s largest foundations, the Robert Bosch Stiftung, are calling for project entries for the four-day Arab Animation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mavka’ Is Cartoon Forum’s First Ukrainian Pitch

Animagrad and FILM.UA Group’s ethereal feature Mavka: The Forest Song has become the first Ukrainian animation project to get through the highly competitive selection process for ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Celebrates China as 2017 Guest Country

Organizers of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival and the MIFA film market have revealed highlights planned in celebration of its guest country for 2017: China. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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NYICFF Reveals Complete 2017 Slate

The Oscar-qualifying New York International Children’s Film Festival — which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, February 24-March 19 — has unveiled its full 2017 ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Nominees for 40th Japan Academy Prize Announced

The Nippon Academy-sho Association has revealed the nominees for the 40th annual Japan Academy Prize honors. The 2017 ceremony will take place March 3 at the International Convention ... Continue Reading →
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Getty Center Hosts Lotte Reiniger’s ‘Prince Achmed’ in March

One of pioneering animator Lotte Reiniger’s most highly regarded works is returning to the screen on March 21 at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, with Dungen Presents: The Adventures ... Continue Reading →
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CAS Awards Nominations Announced for 2017

The Cinema Audio Society has revealed the nominees for its 53rd annual CAS Awards, recognizing outstanding achievement in sound mixing. The awards feature seven categories, including ... Continue Reading →
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Goldfish Crackers Get Animated in NYICFF Contest

Pepperidge Farm and the New York International Children’s Film Festival have partnered to present the Goldfish Tales Animation Xperience Contest, encouraging families across the US ... Continue Reading →