Official Ottawa Picks Include Coraline, Gromit and U2′s Crazy

Coraline, Mary and Max and $9.99 are among the official selections for feature films that will play Oct. 14-18 at the Ottawa International Animation Festival. The festival, which chose ... Continue Reading →

Mip Jr. Adds Award for Children’s Toons

Mip Junior is adding a new juried competition for children’s animated programs. Deadline for entries is Sept. 2. A panel of 18 children from the International School of Nice will ... Continue Reading →

Three NFB Shorts Set for Toronto Fest

Three short films from the National Film Board of Canada are set to screen at the 34th Toronto International Film Festival next month. The films ‘ set to screen in the Short ... Continue Reading →

SUPINFOCOM Finds Super Success at SIGGRAPH

Each year, SIGGRAPH highlights some of the best animated films created with computer graphics at its annual festival, and each year, the students from one school are always among the ... Continue Reading →

Gnomon Goes Behind the Scenes on Up

The Gnomon School of Visual Effects will host a special look behind the scenes on the most recent Pixar animated feature with a special event titled ‘The Making of Up,’ ... Continue Reading →

French Roast Wins SIGGRAPH’s Best in Show

French Roast, Fabrice O. Joubert’s witty animated short about a Parisian caf’ patron who can’t pay his bill has won SIGGRAPH 2009′s Best in Show Award. The CG-animated ... Continue Reading →

MoCap Society Hosts Satan’s SIGGRAPH Event

The Motion Capture Society is set to host Satan’s Rotoscopers, a free mixer and screening event Aug. 5 at the SIGGRAPH conference in New Orleans. The event, the third annual ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Announces RenderMan Products, Upgrades

Pixar has made unlimited threading across all its RenderMan products, as well as the upcoming release of RenderMan Pro Server 15.0 and introduced Tractor 1.0, a new render management ... Continue Reading →

Kells Takes Top Prize at SICAF

The Secret of Kells has racked up another festival win, taking the grand prize for feature films at the 13th Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival in South Korea. Another ... Continue Reading →

Paley Center Celebrates Hanna-Barbera’s 70th Anniversary

The Paley Center in Beverly Hills is hosting a 70th anniversary celebration of Hanna-Barbera Studio, on Saturday, August 22 at 4:30 p.m. Jerry Eisenberg (The Flintstones), Willie Ito ... Continue Reading →