Peg Bar Helps Irish Animators Network

Sensing a need for networking opportunities for the animation industry in Ireland, the collective behind Peg Bar organized ‘It’s a Peg Bar Affair,’ an event that ... Continue Reading →

Animax Canuck Script Contest Closing

All Canadian citizens living in Canada or elsewhere have until Nov. 31 to submit their entries for Animax’s Canucks Cartoon Script Contest. Animax, a Los Angeles-based animation ... Continue Reading →

Mary and Max to open Sundance

The animated film Mary and Max has been selected to open the 25th Sundance Film Festival. The stop-motion pic is the first feature from Adam Elliot, the Australian filmmaker behind ... Continue Reading →

Disney Animators Discuss 2D/3D Convergence

Animation Mentor is hosting a panel discussion and networking opportunity with veteran animators at the Disneyland Hotel a 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21. Titled ‘The Convergence of ... Continue Reading →

TV Academy Examines Diversity In Animation

Those who live in the Los Angeles area can check out a special program being presented tonight (Nov. 12) by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ Diversity Committee. ... Continue Reading →

Tinker Bell Cast in Wax

In celebration of the release of her first animated feature, iconic pixie Tinker Bell was immortalized in wax at the world-famous Madame Tussauds in London on Monday. The smallest figure ... Continue Reading →

14 Toons Eligible for Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has identified 14 animated features eligible for Academy Awards consideration. From this list, three titles will be selected to compete ... Continue Reading →

Art Institute, AArmy Cruise The A1A

The Art Institute of California’Los Angeles will host the Animation Army (AArmy) monthly social networking meeting in conjunction with the Animation 21 Lecture Series on Monday, ... Continue Reading →

Oscar Deadline Looms

If you happen to be sitting on an Oscar-worthy animated feature, you’re running out of time to get it to the Academy. To qualify in the Animated Feature Film category for the ... Continue Reading →

Niko is Top Pic at Cinekid

Magma Films’ animated feature film Niko & the Way to the Stars received both the juried Lion award and the Audience Award at children’s film fest Cinekid in Amsterdam ... Continue Reading →