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Hypefest, the cool L.A.-based showcase of innovative shorts, music video and commercials, has tapped Knoxville, TN-based Radiant Media to produce its 2005 show open. Timed to take advantage of the presence of many animators and CG professionals in L.A. for SIGGRAPH, Hypefest 2005 will offer cutting-edge screenings and parties at [...]
Cartoon Network’s Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends and Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender are among the big winners of the 9th annual Pulcinella Awards, presented at Cartoons on the Bay in Positano, Italy, over the weekend. A total of 40 programs competed for this year’s coveted awards. The winners were [...]
The Film Society of Lincoln Center presented a special program titled "Animation Now: Imagination Innovation Inspiration" on Sunday, welcoming many of the people behind past and upcoming DreamWorks animated productions. Jerry Seinfeld, who is now in production on Bee Movie, greeted the audience, along with Madagascar’s Chris Rock and Shrek [...]
CG animation company GigaPix Studios is ramping up to challenge the majors in the computer-generated feature film biz. The company has set up headquarters in a 32,000 square foot facility in Chatsworth, Calif. with the goal of producing feature films, television series and TV spots. Formed in 2002, GigaPix is [...]
Movie posters from animated films going back more than 90 years will be on display at Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles beginning Friday, May 13. A total of 130 posters and lobby cards will illustrate the evolution of the animated film from silent novelty to [...]
The Game Initiative announced that its San Francisco Video Game Industry Job Conference and Resume Workshop will take place in Oakland, Calif., on June 4, 2005 at Skyline High School. The event is designed to help artists, programmers, designers, business professionals, musicians and writers get into the computer and video [...]
Here’s a reminder about the Ralph Bakshi screenings taking place April 29 through May 1 in Los Angeles. Presented in conjunction with ASIFA-Hollywood, the event is part of the American Cinemateque’s fantastic Animation A-Go-Go! series. The retrospective will take place at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood and the new American [...]
ACM SIGGRAPH has announced the Best of Show Award and Jury Honors winners for its annual Computer Animation Festival. The 32nd Int’l conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques is being held July 31 through August 4 in Los Angeles, Calif. Best of Show went to Shane Acker’s beautifully animated [...]
U.K. animation fest Animated Encounters concluded Saturday, April 23, at Bristol’s Watershed with the presentation of the annual awards ceremony. Hosted by Bush and Troy from GWR Bristol’s popular morning show, the event saw awards go to Norwegian director Pjotr Sapegin for Through My Thick Glasses; French filmmakers Oury Atlan, [...]
Big-screen digital effects will have a place of honor Cannes. Taking place May 11-22 in the south of France, the prestigious annual film festival will showcase Robert Rodriguez’s adaptation of Frank Miller’s Sin City graphic novel series and George Lucas’ latest addition to the Star Wars saga. Having earned more [...]