Canuck Animator Wins Aussie Festival’s Top Prize

Canadian animator Dave Barton Thomas has won the top prize in an Australian animation contest with his short film Seven Year Twitch. Barton won $20,000 in Australian currency (about ... Continue Reading →

Academy Delves into Early 20th Century 3D

Stereoscopic 3D films are far from just a 21st century fad, as The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will prove by showing some of the earliest and most rare 3D films in ... Continue Reading →

Sun Xun Takes Residency at Holland Animation Fest

Chinese animator Sun Xun has been named the artist in residence for this year’s Holland Animation Film Festival, set for Nov. 3-7 in the city of Utrecht. Sun Xun will work on ... Continue Reading →

SPX Sets Animation Showcase Lineup

The Small Press Expo has announced the selections for its first Animation Showcase, which spotlights independent animation. ‘These films let people know independent animation ... Continue Reading →

WIA Hosts Battle of the Animation Bands

Women in Animation wants all animating musicians to get ready to rumble! WIA International has announced an upcoming Battle of the Animation Bands concert, set for late September in ... Continue Reading →

Get a Look at Lost Finale Effects

The final episode of Lost has now long since aired ‘ but with the final season and complete series coming to home video next week, Look Effects is offering a special behind-the-scenes ... Continue Reading →

Aug. 14 Declared Dora Day Across the Nation

More than 30 cities and states across the United States have joined in the 10th anniversary celebration for Nick’s popular animated series Dora the Explorer by proclaiming Aug. ... Continue Reading →

REDCAT to Screen 2009 Ottawa Highlights Sept. 27

Film at REDCAT will give filmgoers in Los Angeles who missed the 2009 Ottawa International Animation Festival a chance to catch up. The series will screen a selection of 12 shorts from ... Continue Reading →

SVA Exhibit Explores 40 Years of Change in Comic Books

The School of Visual Arts in New York will host Ink Plots, a new exhibition of comic book work that traces the development of the art form over the past four decades through selections ... Continue Reading →

NFB Brings Trenches, Diaries to Toronto Festival

The National Film Board of Canada is taking three films to the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival ‘ two of them animated. The NFB will present the Canadian premiere ... Continue Reading →