Pajama Gladiator Wins Gold Medal at Student Oscars

Pajama Gladiator won the top prize for an animated film at the 2009 Student Academy Awards ceremony, held Saturday evening in Beverly Hills. The film, made by Glenn Harmon of Brigham ... Continue Reading →

Anime Expo Reveals Full 2009 Schedule

Anime Expo has revealed the full programming schedule for its 2009 convention, to be held July 2-5 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The event, the largest anime and manga convention ... Continue Reading →

Los Angeles Film Fest Highlights Toon Content

Animation will play a major role at the upcoming Los Angeles Film Festival, set to kick off this Thursday and run through June 28. In addition to the U.S. premiere of the Hayao Miyazaki ... Continue Reading →

Coraline, Mary and Max, Slavar Among Annecy’s Top Winners

Stop-motion was the name of the game at the Annecy festival this past weekend as Henry Selick’s acclaimed fantasy Coraline and Adam Elliot’s Sundance favorite Mary and Max ... Continue Reading →

Euro Multiplatform Workshop Set for August

A high-level workshop about creating multiplatform content will take place August 4-8 at the Media Business School in Ronda (near Malaga), Spain. Aimed at producers, designers and directors ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM Celebrates Simpsons 20th, Honors Groening

MIPCOM 2009 will help celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Simpsons with a series of special events climaxing with the presentation of the first MIPCOM Creative Icon Award to the show’s ... Continue Reading →

Program, Video Preview SIGGRAPH

SIGGRAPH is getting closer, and the specifics of the annual conference are starting to take shape. The advance program is now available to download at the SIGGRAPH site (http://lists.smithbucklin.com/t/811656/30069617/54546/0/) ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s D23 Expo Details Are Announced

Disney fans will be able to get sneak previews of upcoming new movies and behind-the-scenes info about classic toons at the first D23 Expo, scheduled to take place at the Anaheim Convention ... Continue Reading →

Brave New Publishing World: A Report from the 2009 Book Expo in New York City

Animation fans and industry professionals had plenty of new titles and trends to keep up with at last week’s Book Expo America, held at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. ... Continue Reading →

Lynx, CalArts Youth Screenings Set for June 6

A pair of unique animation screening events are set for the Los Angeles area this Saturday, June 6. The Missing Lynx, an animated film from Spain that won that nation’s Goya Award ... Continue Reading →