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Three Top Toons to Debut at Toronto Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival (running September 8 – 18) has announced the line up for this year’s TIFF Kids program (formerly the Sprockets Family Zone). Showcasing selections ... Continue Reading →
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Canadian Academy Announces Gemini Noms

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television has announced the nominations for the 26th Annual Gemini Awards, which is scheduled to air on September 7 on CBC. The awards celebrate ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon at Night Sets English, French Pilot Project Finalists

Teletoon Canada has set five finalists in each of its English and French contests for the Teletoon at Night Pilot Project. The project solicited aspiring and professional animators ... Continue Reading →
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Berkeley Series Spotlights Disney Animator John Musker

The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive has set a special look Aug. 3-7 at the art of animation with Disney director John Musker, whose credits include Aladdin, The Little ... Continue Reading →
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Wisconsin Town Hosts 2nd Betty Boop Festival July 28-31

The hometown of the animator behind the iconic character Betty Boop is throwing another party in her honor. The town of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., is playing host to the second annual ... Continue Reading →
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LIMA Creates Branding Conference, Hires Berg as Membership VP

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association announced its inaugural Retail & Branding Conference: Driving Brand Impact Through Consumer Touchpoints. The half-day ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con: Spielberg and Jackson Talk About ‘Tintin’

On Friday, Spielberg, Jackson and actor Andrew Serkis were all present to treat Hall H audiences with a sneak peak at the December Paramount release and share tidbits about the making ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con: Aardman Presents ‘Arthur Christmas,’ ‘The Pirates!’

Besides roaming the San Diego convention hall and gaping at the spandex-wearing masses, Comic-Con attendees get the chance to get an early peek at some of the most anticipated animated ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con: Mike Judge and ‘Beavis and Butt-head’ Impress

Mike Judge and his beloved dim-witted duo Beavis and Butt-head also made an appearance at Comic-Con on Friday to spread the word about the return of the animated series to MTV this ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con: ‘Dapper Men,’ ‘Wilson’ Tie for Key Eisner Award

The Will Eisner Comic Book Industry Awards ended for the first time in a tie, with the Best Graphic Album-New award going to two books: Return of the Dapper Men, by Jim McCann and Janet ... Continue Reading →