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Oscar Week Includes Look at Animated Shorts, Features

Animation gets its due in Oscar Week — a series of events planned by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the week leading up to the 83rd annual Academy Awards. On ... Continue Reading →
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Animate Projects Likely to Close Without Arts Council England Funding

England’s Animate Projects program has announced it likely will shut down at the end of March after the Arts Council England not to fund the program for 2011. With a history that ... Continue Reading →
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O’Reilly’s ‘External World’ Earns Honorable Mention at Sundance

Animator David O’Reilly’s The External World has earned an honorable mention from the jury at the Sundance Film Festival. The film was the only animated mention made by ... Continue Reading →
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Tom Kenny to Host Annie Awards

A familiar voice will be returning to the stage to host the 38th annual Annie Awards. Tom Kenny, the voice of  SpongeBob SquarePants, is returning to hosting duties this year. Kenny ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Nominated Shorts Coming to Theaters, iTunes, Movies On Demand

The annual announcement of the Oscar nominations usually sends movie fans rushing off to the theaters to see films they may have missed. And once again, Shorts International and Magnolia ... Continue Reading →
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Filmmakers React to Oscar Nominations

It’s always a good day when it starts off with being nominated for an Academy Award. Here’s what the filmmakers nominated for the best animated feature Oscar had to say ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Nominates ‘Toy Story 3,’ ‘How to Train Your Dragon,’ ‘Illusionist’ for Animated Picture

The nominees for the 83rd annual Oscars were announced Tuesday morning, with the best animated feature race falling to How to Train Your Dragon, The Illusionist and Toy Story 3. Disney-Pixar’s ... Continue Reading →
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Annual Remembrance of Departed Animators Set for March 5

The Animation Guild, ASIFA Hollywood and Women In Animation have announced their annual Afternoon of Remembrance for members of the animation community will be held March 5 at the Lasky-DeMille ... Continue Reading →
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FMX to Dig Into ‘Tron,’ Global Production, Open Source

Tron, global production and open source software and hardware are on the agenda of the 16th annual FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and interactive Media, set for May 3-6 ... Continue Reading →
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3D, Adult Animation on Rise at Cartoon Movie

Cartoon Movie has revealed new details of its 2011 edition, set for March 2-4 in Lyon, France, including a lineup of 55 films — 12 of which are made in stereoscopic 3-D. Among the ... Continue Reading →