Terra, Chainsaw All the Buzz at Ottawa

The Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival (OAF) wrapped up over the weekend with closing ceremonies at the Museum of Civilization in Gatineau. The event saw top prizes go to filmmakers ... Continue Reading →

Mouse’s Tale Captures Cartoon D’Or at Euro Forum

Those talented French animation students have done it again. Benjamin Renner, a graduate of France’s LA Poudriere, has taken home Cartoon Forum’s Cartoon D’Or Award ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA Calls for Annie Entries

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, has put out a call for entries for the 36th Annual Annie Awards. Taking place on Friday, Jan. 30 at UCLA’s Royce Hall ... Continue Reading →

Baby, Plankton, Mouk Make Impressions at Cartoon Forum

Cartoon Forum celebrates it’s 20th anniversary this year and our president, Jean Thoren, is there checking out all the great European animated productions making their debut. ... Continue Reading →

TIFF Remembers Tezuka

The 21st Tokyo Int’l Film Festival (TIFF) will present a retrospective of works by the late Osamu Tezuka, widely regarded as the ‘Father of Japanese Manga and Anime.’ ... Continue Reading →

Williams, Canemaker Conversation at MoMa

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) will present ‘Master Class:Richard Williams in Conversation with John Canemaker’ on Monday, Sept. 22 at 7:00 p.m. in the Roy and Niuta Titus ... Continue Reading →

Hertzfeldt Travels with Proud

Academy Award nominated cult animator Don Hertzfeldt (Rejected, Everything will be ok, Billy’s Balloon) is hitting the road with a series of one-night-only events featuring some ... Continue Reading →

Tippett to Get VES George Melies Award

Phil Tippett, the Oscar-winning founder of vfx shop Tippett Studio, has been selected by the VES (Visual Effects Society) board of directors as the recipient of the George Melies Award ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA Hosts Student Animation Fest

ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animator Educator’s Forum is hosting its first Student Animation Film Festival at Woodbury University in Burbank, Calif. on Oct. 18. Kicking off at 10 ... Continue Reading →

Academy Considers Scientific Achievements

Academy Considers Scientific Achievements The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that eight scientific and technical ... Continue Reading →