WIA Discusses Indies at L.A. Event July 15

Surviving and thriving as an independent in a market dominated by global corporate powerhouses is the topic for the next Women in Animation International event, set for July 15 in Los ... Continue Reading →

Animag Announces Pitch Party Winners!

The votes have been tallied, and the winners of Animation Magazine‘s ninth annual Pitch Party are ready to be announced! So without further ado, the winners are: First Place: ... Continue Reading →

Harryhausen Double Feature July 16 at Academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is joining the party honoring Ray Harryhausen’s 90th birthday. The organization has set a double feature of two of the visual effects ... Continue Reading →

VIZ Cinema Sets Ghost in the Shell Marathon

VIZ Cinema in San Francisco is screening a marathon of the classic anime film Ghost in the Shell and its sequels from July 3 to 8. The screenings, which VIZ Cinema and New People are ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA Celebrates 50 Years of Giving to the Animation Community

ASIFA, the International Animated Film Association, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Having received its charter under UNESCO in 1960 with only a handful of members, today ... Continue Reading →

Nick, PBS Score Top Daytime Emmy Animation Wins

Nickelodeon dominated the animation categories at the 37th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, with SpongeBob SquarePants winning its first ever honor for the group. Also faring well in the ... Continue Reading →

Flawed Wins Special Jury Honor at Palm Springs Shorts Fest

The animated short film Flawed won a special citation from the jury at the Palm Springs Short Film Festival. The festival announced the winners of its awards for the 2010 edition, which ... Continue Reading →

Animation Block Party Announces Lineup

Animation Block Party has announced the lineup of films for the three-day festival set for July 30-Aug. 1 in New York City. The party kicks off with an opening-night program of 19 animated ... Continue Reading →

8 Animators, 12 VFX Artists Invited to Join Academy

Eight animators and a dozen visual effects artists have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The academy this year has invited 135 artists and executives ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival Honors Three Films

SIGGRAPH has announced the winners of the Best in Show, Jury Award and Best Student Project honors for its 2010 Computer Animation Festival. Winning the Best In Show Award was Loom, ... Continue Reading →