Academy Spotlights Animation, Classical Music

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will highlight the most inspired and memorable uses of classical music in animation at a special event set for May 14. What’s ... Continue Reading →

We’ll Always Have Rapallo!

The 14th edition of the fantastic Cartoons on the Bay Festival offers four days of jam-packed panels, special screenings and tributes to Don Bluth and Italian studio Atlantyca. Italy’s ... Continue Reading →

Market Watch 2010!

Everything you need to know about this year’s TV animation market, but were too busy to ask! Are you looking to sharpen your competitive edge? Need to know what’s happening ... Continue Reading →

Annecy, Mon Amour!

In anticipation of the 50th anniversary edition of Annecy, animation luminaries reminisce about the many reasons they fell in love with this remarkable festival. Philippe Alessandri, ... Continue Reading →

Academy Announced Chuck Jones Exhibition

The classic cartoon creations of animator Chuck Jones are set to take over the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in an summer exhibition opening May 14 titled ‘Chuck ... Continue Reading →

Granny and Geronimo Make Waves at Cartoons on the Bay Festival

The 14th Edition of the Cartoons on the Bay festival (held in Rapallo, Italy) came to a close this past weekend, with Brown Bag Films’ Oscar-nominated short Granny O’Grimm ... Continue Reading →

Pulitzers Honor Animated Editorial Cartoonist

The Pulitzer Prizes have gotten animated. The annual honors for journalistic and artistic achievement have bestowed their 2010 honor for editorial cartooning on SF Gate‘s Mark ... Continue Reading →

Discover Animation Made in France

France is a powerhouse in animation ‘ as evidenced most recently by the success of this year’s animated short film Oscar winner Logorama ‘ and it wants to make sure ... Continue Reading →

Asterios Polyp Leads 2010 Eisner Award Nominees

Asterios Polyp, the acclaimed literary graphic novel by David Mazzuchelli, earned a leading four nominations for the 2010 Will Eisner Comic Book Industry Awards, which were announced ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Festival Calls for Submissions

The Ottawa International Animation Festival has put out a call for entries for its 2010 edition. The festival, set for Oct. 20-24, is requesting all entries be received by June 1, with ... Continue Reading →