Academy to Celebrate Disney’s Milt Kahl

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate the life and career of animator Milt Kahl, one of the famous ‘nine old men’ of Walt Disney Studios. The event, ... Continue Reading →

L.A. Comic Show Screens Anime Fest April 26

The long-running Los Angeles Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention will present a Best of Science Fiction and Anime from Japan mini-film festival at its April 26 show. The festival ... Continue Reading →

Wallace & Gromit Bring Cracking Ideas to London Exhibit

Aardman Animations stars Wallace and Gromit are putting on their lab coats and heading in to London to present an exhibition titled A World of Cracking Ideas at the Science Museum. The ... Continue Reading →

Loaf and Death Tops NYICFF

Aardman Animation’s short film Wallace & Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death won the grand prize this weekend at the New York International Children’s Film Festival. ... Continue Reading →

Shaman, Sweet Dreams Win Big at SXSW

Shaman by Luc Perez and Sweet Dreams by Kirsten Lepore took the Best Animated Short and Special Jury Awards at this week’s South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Shaman, ... Continue Reading →

Pixar’s UP to Open Cannes Festival

Disney/Pixar’s UP has been selected as the opening ceremony film for the prestigious Cannes Festival this year. Directed by Pete Docter (Monsters, Inc.) the 3-D feature will makes ... Continue Reading →

Exhibitors Assemble for Hong Kong Filmart

More than 500 exhibitors are due to gather for the Hong Kong International Film & TV Market, running Monday through Thursday. The 13th annual edition of the event, the Filmart ... Continue Reading →

Annecy 2009 Announces Official Selection

The Annecy International Animation Film Festival (June 8-13) has released the names of the shorts, TV series, student projects and commercials of its 2009 Official Selection categories. ... Continue Reading →

Week of DVD Gold Leads to Weekend Bolt Release

St. Patrick’s Day kicks off a week featuring a veritable pot of golden animated DVD releases, but the title of most interest to animation fans’the Blu-ray version of Disney’s ... Continue Reading →

Comic-Con 4-Day Passes Sell Out

Four-day passes to Comic-Con International: San Diego have sold out, the convention’s website reports. It has only been in the past couple of years that limits were put on the ... Continue Reading →