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NFB Bringing 9 Films to Annecy

The National Film Board of Canada will be bringing an assortment of nine short films it produced or co-produced to the Annecy International Animation Film Festival (June 9-14), including ... Continue Reading →
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Irish Film Inst. Hosts Animation Day

The Irish Film Institute in Dublin and Animation Skillnet are joining forces to present a day of discussion, master classes and screenings of shorts around the theme of animation for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Princess Kaguya,’ ‘Jutra’ Join Cannes Line Up

Two noteworthy animated projects have been announced as part of the Cannes Film Festival’s Directors’ Fortnight (May 15-25) programming section: Isao Takahata’s highly ... Continue Reading →
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Toonz Presents Animation Masters Summit

Indian studio Toonz Animation has announced the latest edition of its ‘Week with the Masters’ program. Organized as part of the studio’s 15th anniversary celebration, the Indian ... Continue Reading →
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TIFF Kids Names Winners

The Toronto International Film Festival’s kiddie content fest revealed the winners of its kid, adult and audience-selected awards on Friday. Here are the key animation winners: Adult ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Opening Ceremony to Honor Takahata

The Annecy International Animation Festival will screen the most-recent film from anime legend Isao Takahata — The Tale of the Princess Kaguya — at its June 9 opening ceremony. Takahata, ... Continue Reading →
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MPC NY Debuts First In-House Short for Easter

Acclaimed vfx house MPC’s New York facility has produced its first-ever, in-house animated short film: Sunny and Steve – Enjoy the Sweets. Written and directed by staff ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hawkeye,’ ‘Saga’ and ‘The Wake’ Lead Eisner Noms

Comic-Con International has revealed its list of 2014 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, honoring a diverse range of comic books and graphic novels. Leading the pack, with more than ... Continue Reading →
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‘Franklin’ Gets White House Invite for Easter

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana will be participating in this year’s White House Easter Egg Roll, with the star of its popular preschool brand Franklin and Friends attending ... Continue Reading →
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‘Son of Batman’ to Premiere at WonderCon

Warner Bros. has revealed the details of the world premiere of Son of Batman, the 20th DC Universe Animated Original Movie. The flick will bow at WonderCon in Anaheim, Calif. this Friday, ... Continue Reading →