Illusionist, Planet 51, Sammy Up for EFA Honor

The Illusionist, Planet 51 and Sammy’s Adventures: The Secret Passage have been nominated for the European Film Award for the best animated feature. The films were chosen by ... Continue Reading →

YLE, Moonscoop, TeamTO Win Cartoon Tributes

The participants of the 2010 Cartoon Forum have chosen the winners of this year’s Cartoon Tributes honors. Announced last week in a ceremony at the event in Sopron, Hungary, the ... Continue Reading →

WIA’s Battle of the Animation Bands Postponed

Women in Animation has postponed its Battle of the Animation Bands event set for Sept. 25. The group’s co-presidents, Rita Street and Jan Nagel, cited lack of ticket sales and ... Continue Reading →

Festival, Society Bring Animated Premieres to Bay Area

The New York International Children’s Film Festival and the San Francisco Film Society have teamed up to present the West Coast premieres of such award-winning films as Eleanor’s ... Continue Reading →

Venice Awards 3D Prize; Katzenberg Blasts Conversions

Stereoscopic 3D remains the most-talked about technology in Hollywood, with Venice awarding special prizes to Avatar and How to Train Your Dragon while DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey ... Continue Reading →

Annie Awards Seeks Nominating Judges

The 2010 Annie Awards has put out a call for judges and is seeking animation professionals interested in serving on nomination committees. The committees select the nominations during ... Continue Reading →

VFX, Animation Artists Join Fireflies West Fundraiser

The third annual Fireflies West fundraising bicycle ride to benefit cancer research is set for Sept. 24-29 with plenty of support from the animation and visual effects industries. The ... Continue Reading →

Three Groups Set for WIA Battle of the Animation Bands

Women in Animation has announced the three finalists for its Battle of the Animation Bands contest and fund-raising party. The event will see the bands Bonsai Tribe, Groove Bazaar and ... Continue Reading →

12 Companies Nominated for 2010 Cartoon Tributes

Twelve companies have been nominated for the three awards to be presented at Cartoon Tributes 2010. The awards allow participants at the 21st annual Cartoon Forum, set for Sept. 14-17 ... Continue Reading →

Annies Awards Solicits Entries; Adds Categories

The 38th annual Annie Awards has put out the call for entries in 26 categories, including two new ones. Organizing group ASIFA-Hollywood added the new categories to recognize the achievements ... Continue Reading →