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While their works hold timeless appeal, sci-fi and fantasy legends Ray Harryhausen, Steven Spielberg, Philip K. Dick and Chesley Bonestell have become museum pieces of a sort. The visionaries from the worlds of film, literature and art constitute the Science Fiction Museum’s 2005 Hall of Fame inductees. The induction ceremony [...]
From the X-rated cartoon feature Fritz the Cat to the animated adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, Ralph Bakshi diverse body of work will be celebrated with a three-day tribute in Hollywood on April 29 through May 1. Presented in conjunction with ASIFA-Hollywood, the event is part [...]
The Animation Co-op has confirmed its annual Project Pitch for the evening of Saturday, April 2, at 2340 Overland Ave. in Los Angeles, Calif. Artists, filmmakers and toon aficionados will gather at 7:30 p.m. to soak up work at varying stages in the game, from project pitches to pieces in [...]
The American Cinematheque of Hollywood will present a two-night special event showcasing the works of Samurai Jack and Dexter’s Laboratory creator Genndy Tartakovsky on Friday, Mar. 18, and Saturday, Mar. 19. Part of the Cinematheque’s Animation A-Go-Go series, the event will take place at the Egyptian Theatre and will feature [...]
Joss Whedon, who scripted the 1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer feature and turned it into a hit TV series, is taking on another butt-kicking femme, this time for the big screen. The wunderkind has been tapped by Joel Silver’s Silver Pictures to write and direct an adaptation of DC Comics’ [...]
If you thought George Lucas was done tweaking the first film in the Star Wars series, think again. The movie mogul will screen clips of Star Wars: Episode IV–A New Hope converted to 3D as he joins Oscar-winning Titanic director James Cameron in discussing the future of 3D cinema on [...]
If you happened to be in Potsdam, Germany (which is about a 20-minute drive from Berlin) over the past week, you were likely to run into someone working in the feature animation business at the popular Cartoon Movie event a.k.a The Forum for European Animation Films. For the past seven [...]
Tech freaks can start planning their E3 activities with the agenda for the 2005 Electronic Entertainment Expo conference and workshop program now available. Scheduled to take place May 17-19 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, the expo will see more than 150 leading industry experts discuss the latest trends, innovations [...]
British studio Aardman Animation, home to the clay-animated Wallace and Gromit property, and Italy’s own Rainbow, producer of the TV series Winx Club, will both be named Studio of the Year at the 2005 Cartoons on the Bay. Rai Trade’s poplar TV animation festival is set to return to Positano, [...]
George Lucas, creator of the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, is set to present the SIGGRAPH 2005 keynote address. “George Lucas: A Keynote Q&A with the Father of Digital Cinema,” will take place on Aug. 1 during the 32nd Int’l Conference on Computer Graphics & Interactive Techniques (July 31-Aug. [...]