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SIGGRAPH Names Computer Animation Festival Winners

SIGGRAPH has announced the Computer Animation Festival’s Best in Show, Jury Award, and Best Student Project recipients for SIGGRAPH 2011 in Vancouver, set for Aug. 7-11. A total ... Continue Reading →
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Voting Begins for Animag’s 10th Annual Pitch Party Contest

The starting gun has been fired to begin Animation Magazine’s 10th annual Pitch Party! The annual event opens up a section of Animation Magazine to anyone who wants to pitch ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar News: Untitled 2013 Release; Austin Fetes Lasseter

Disney has scheduled an untitled 3D movie from Pixar for release in theaters Nov. 27, 2013. According to a report on Deadline.com, the release will be an original feature and not a ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s ‘Penguins,’ ‘Fanboy’ Win Daytime Emmys Honors

Penguins of Madagascar was a huge hit for Nickelodeon at the 38th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, taking home a half-dozen awards. The show, spun off of the popular DreamWorks Animation ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Launches Business Symposium

There’s one more reason to check out this summer’s hot SIGGRAPH event in Vancouver (August 7-11). The organizers are preparing a one-day event for August 7 featuring industry leaders ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Ready to Celebrate Global Smurfs Day June 25

Sony Pictures Animation is looking to make this the Smurfiest summer ever, releasing July 29 a major 3D Smurfs movie and declaring June 25 Global Smurfs Day. Global Smurfs Day celebrates ... Continue Reading →
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Rule Revisions Affect Animation, VFX Oscar Noms

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revised its rules for animated features, visual effects and best picture for the 84th annual Oscars ceremony. In the animated feature ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Entries Tie for Gold at Student Oscars

It was a cross-country tie in the animation category at the 38th annual Student Academy Awards as two of the three finalists were presented with the Gold Medal honor. The tie was between ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rabbi’s Cat,’ ‘Pixels’ Win Top Honors at Annecy

Joann Sfar and Antoine Delevaux’s 2D animated feature The Rabbi’s Cat (Le Chat du Rabbin) won the Cristal Award for Best Feature at the Annecy Festival. Based on the popular graphic ... Continue Reading →
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First Look at Annecy-Debuting Pixar Short ‘La Luna’

Set to debut this week at Annecy, Pixar has finally released some information and images from its next original animated short, La Luna. Here’s how the studio describes the short: La ... Continue Reading →