Runaway Takes Petit Rail d’Or at Cannes

Canadian short film Runaway, directed by Cordell Barker, won the Petit Rail d’Or for best short film at the Cannes Film Festival. The award is presented each year by a group of ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Reviewing Portfolios at Anime Expo

Cartoon Network has signed on to host portfolio reviews at the upcoming Anime Expo, which runs July 2-5 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Reviews will be done on a first-come, first-served ... Continue Reading →

Hahn to Speak on Stanchfield Lectures Book

Award-winning Disney animator Don Hahn will appear at Animation Nation Night Tuesday night, May 26, to discuss his new book Drawn To Life: 20 Years of Disney Master Classes: The Walt ... Continue Reading →

Deadline for Ottawa Submissions is June 1

The deadline is fast approaching for animators to submit their films for this year’s Ottawa International Film Festival. Entries must be received by June 1, with preview DVDs ... Continue Reading →

Voodoo Casts Winning Spell in NFB Contest

Sebastian’s Voodoo, a short film from U.S. animator Joaquin Baldwin, won the National Film Board of Canada’s fifth annual Online Short Film Competition held in conjunction ... Continue Reading →

Simpsons Director Inaugurates UCLA Animation Award

David Silverman, best known for his work as a director on The Simpsons, will receive the inaugural Outstanding Contribution to Animation Award on June 6 as part of UCLA’s Prom ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Plans Panda, Dragon Arena Shows

DreamWorks Animation is developing a pair of arena shows that will be based on their feature films Kung Fu Panda and the upcoming How to Train Your Dragon. The Kung Fu Panda show is ... Continue Reading →

Daytime Emmy Noms Announced

The National Academy of TV Arts and Sciences has released the list of nominees for the 36th Annual Daytime Awards. Judging for the category of Individual Achievement in Animation will ... Continue Reading →

Judges Set for Animag’s 8th Annual Pitch Party

The judges have been set for Animation Magazine‘s eighth annual Pitch Party. The Pitch Party offers independent artists an opportunity to advertise their animated properties ... Continue Reading →

Student Oscars Pick Three Animated Winners

Twelve student films, including three animated ones, have been named winners in the 36th annual Student Academy Awards. The animated winners are: ‘ Kites, Jed Henry, Brigham ... Continue Reading →