Wizard Founder Announces Anaheim Comic-Con

Gareb Shamus, CEO of Wizard Entertainment, has announced the first-ever Anaheim Comic-Con will be held April 16-18, 2010, at the Anaheim Convention Center. The Anaheim show is the latest ... Continue Reading →

Spurlock Directs Simpsons Documentary

Morgan Spurlock is set to produce and direct a documentary special titled The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special in 3-D on Ice as part of The Simpsons‘ 20th anniversary celebration. Spurlock ... Continue Reading →

Book on Classic Magoo Holiday Special Comes to Comic-Con

Animation director Darrell Van Citters will preview at Comic-Con International in San Diego his upcoming book on the making of the classic 1960s animated TV special Mr. Magoo’s ... Continue Reading →

Finalists Set for Cartoon d’Or Prize

The European Association of Animation Film has named five finalists for the 2009 Cartoon d’Or prize for the best European animated short film. Chosen from a field of 29 candidates ... Continue Reading →

Henson Retrospective at Silent Movie Theater

The classic works of Muppet master Jim Henson is coming to the Silent Movie Theater in Los Angeles in a special retrospective of his work mounted by Cinespia and Cinefamily. The retrospective, ... Continue Reading →

Miyazaki’s U.S. Tour to Stop in Berkeley

Master Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki’s upcoming visit to the United States is adding a stop at the University of California, Berkeley. Miyazaki is set to visit the Northern ... Continue Reading →

Owly Gets Animated Short at Comic-Con

Comic-book favorite Owly is coming to life as a short animated film set to premiere at Comic-Con. Based on the Eisner-winning, wordless comic book by Andy Runton about a kind owl and ... Continue Reading →

Kroyer Elected Academy Governor

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has elected four new governors in its branch elections ‘ one of which will oversea the short film and animated feature branch. Bill ... Continue Reading →

Anime Expo Draws More Than 40,000

Anime Expo 2009 is reporting strong attendance at the four-day event, which wrapped up Sunday at the Los Angeles Convention Center. More than 40,000 unique attendees reportedly have ... Continue Reading →

Green Lantern Premiere to Light Up Comic-Con

Green Lantern: First Flight, an original animated DVD feature movie, will have its world premiere at Comic-Con International in San Diego on July 23. The film, the most recent in Warner ... Continue Reading →