Academy Shorts Nominees Screen Feb. 17

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen this year’s animated and live-action short film Oscar nominees in a special program Feb. 17. The event, titled ‘Shorts!’ ... Continue Reading →

Morph Brings Aardman Style to Esquire

Aardman Animation’s original claymation star Morph is celebrating his 30th anniversary by becoming a fashion plate in the pages of the March edition of Esquire magazine. Morph ... Continue Reading →

Animators Memorial Set for Feb. 7

The Animation Guild, ASIFA Hollywood and Women in Animation will present a nondenominational memorial Feb. 7 for members of the animation community who died in 2008. ‘An Afternoon ... Continue Reading →

Reed Adds Comic Con in Chicago

Reed Exhibitions today announced it will hold its first Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo April 16-18, 2010. The company also announced its New York Comic Con will move to permanent ... Continue Reading →

Panda Clobbers Competition at Annies

DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda dominated the 36th annual Annie Awards, taking home 11 trophies, including best animated feature, while its spinoff short film Secrets of ... Continue Reading →

Animated Fare Racks Up Sound Editors’ Nominations

The Motion Picture Sound Editors have announced the nominations for the Golden Reel Awards, honoring the best work in various areas of sound editing in features, television and DVD. ... Continue Reading →

WALL’E Adds PGA Win to Its Awards Roll

WALL’E won the animated feature of the year honor at the Producers Guild of America Awards in a ceremony that seemed to confirm its front-runner status for next month’s ... Continue Reading →

Venice Fest to Fete Lasseter, Pixar and Disney

The Venice Film Festival will break with its indie tradition and bestow a career achievement honor on John Lasseter and the directors of the Disney and Pixar studios. The festival’s ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Movie Picks 50 Features for Its Lyons Debut

Cartoon Movie, a co-production forum for animated features, has selected 50 projects for its first edition in Lyons, France. Among the finished European animated movies screening at ... Continue Reading →

Undone Takes Slamdance Toon Short Prize

Undone has won the grand jury award for best animated short film at this year’s Slamdance Film Festival, which just wrapped up its 15th edition in Park City, Utah. The festival ... Continue Reading →