Pixar Exec Morris to Deliver SIGGRAPH Keynote

Jim Morris, the general manager and executive VP of production at Pixar Animation Studios, will deliver a keynote address at this year’s SIGGRAPH conference. Morris’ credits ... Continue Reading →

Don Bluth to Speak at AnimationNation Night in Burbank

If you are in Los Angeles this Tuesday (May 25), you won’t want to miss a special evening of conversation with animation legend Don Bluth put together by Charles Zembillas and ... Continue Reading →

Crash! Bang! Wallow? Wins NFB Cannes Contest

The animated short film Crash! Bang! Wallow? has won the National Film Board of Canada’s sixth annual Cannes short film contest. Directed by Jon Dunleavy and Keith Wilson-Singer ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Presents 22 Emerging Technologies

SIGGRAPH will showcase 22 emerging technologies ranging from robotics, input interfaces and interactive techniques at its 2010 conference. The selections were picked by a jury of experts ... Continue Reading →

Oscars Consider Expanding to Five VFX Nominees

The visual effects branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to expand from three to five the number of nominees for the Best Visual Effects Oscar, Variety ... Continue Reading →

CalArts, Ringling, KCAI Projects Win Student Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced student projects from CalArts, Ringling and the Kansas City Arts Institute as winners in the animation category at the ... Continue Reading →

FMX Wrap: A Report on the 15th Edition of the Festival

The 15th edition of the well-attended FMX Festival in Stuttgart, Germany was a clear indication of how much the visual effects, animation and interactive media has evolved since 1994 ... Continue Reading →

Stan Lee Headlines L.A. Rock’n Comic-Con May 28-30

It’s only two weeks until the inaugural Los Angeles Rock’n Comic-Con rolls into the Pasadena Convention with special guest Stan Lee. Lee, the co-creator of such iconic Marvel ... Continue Reading →

SVA Dusty Award Winners Announced

The School of Visual Arts honored the Ross Bollinger film Pencilmation with the Dusty Award for outstanding achievement in traditional animation. The award was one of several given ... Continue Reading →

A Family Portrait Takes Grand Prix at Stuttgart

The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film has given its grand prize to the film A Family Portrait by Joseph Pierce of the United Kingdom. The festival announced the honor Sunday night ... Continue Reading →