Disney’s D23 Expo Details Are Announced

Disney fans will be able to get sneak previews of upcoming new movies and behind-the-scenes info about classic toons at the first D23 Expo, scheduled to take place at the Anaheim Convention ... Continue Reading →

Brave New Publishing World: A Report from the 2009 Book Expo in New York City

Animation fans and industry professionals had plenty of new titles and trends to keep up with at last week’s Book Expo America, held at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. ... Continue Reading →

Lynx, CalArts Youth Screenings Set for June 6

A pair of unique animation screening events are set for the Los Angeles area this Saturday, June 6. The Missing Lynx, an animated film from Spain that won that nation’s Goya Award ... Continue Reading →

Disney Unveils Plans at Licensing Show

Following yesterday news about primetime Handy Manny projects, Disney unveiled plans for new product line extensions for the Toy Story franchise, two new Princess characters (Tiana ... Continue Reading →

NYT’s Duenes to Give SIGGRAPH Keynote

Steve Duenes, graphics director for The New York Times, has been set as the third keynote speaker for SIGGRAPH 2009. A teacher at the School of Visual Arts and a contributing cartoonist ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Sets Animation Festival Award Nominees

The nominees have been announced for the 2009 SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival. More than 140 films will be shown at the festival, chosen from some 770 submissions from all over ... Continue Reading →

Pitch Party Winners’ Updates!

It’s always interesting to find out what’s been happening to the projects and talented artists who submitted the winning entries in previous years’ Pitch Party contests. ... Continue Reading →

Up’s Del Carmen to Appear at Gallery Nucleus

Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, Calif., will host a special appearance Saturday, May 30, by Ronnie del Carmen, who was story supervisor and lead story artist on the new Pixar movie Up. Del ... Continue Reading →

Disney Seeks Fan Portraits of Donald Duck

Fans of irascible animated hero Donald Duck will get their chance to immortalize the object of their affection on his 75th anniversary, as Disney commissions a new official portrait ... Continue Reading →

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 →