Academy Rediscovers George Pal

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will revisit some of the magical works of a visionary filmmaker when it presents ‘George Pal: Discovering the Fantastic’ ... Continue Reading →

Polar Express 4-D Bound for Dollywood

Kicking off on Nov. 8, Dollywood’s 19th annual Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival will feature The Polar Express 4-D Experience, a theme-park attraction based on the performance-capture ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Selections Announced

The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) has announce the films that have been selected to compete in this year’s event, which takes place Sept. 17 -21 in Ottawa, Ontario. ... Continue Reading →

Porky, Tony the Tiger Grace VOICE 2008

Bob Bergen, the current voice of Warner Bros.’ Porky Pig and Tweety, and Lee Marshall, the voice of Tony the Tiger, will be among the dignitaries attending the VoiceOver Int’l ... Continue Reading →

Frank & Ollie Tribute Set for SIGGRAPH

Animation Mentor (AnimationMentor.com), an online character animation school created by animators for animators, will host a panel discussion and tribute to the life, work and enduring ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon d’Or Finalists Named

CARTOON, the European Association of Animation Film, has announced the five finalists for the coveted Cartoon d’Or prize at the19th edition of Cartoon Forum, taking place Sept. ... Continue Reading →

Angelus Student Fest Names Semi-Finalists

A total of 75 student films have been picked as semi-finalists in the 2008 Angelus Student Film Festival, which takes place at the Directors Guild of America on Saturday, Sept. 13. ... Continue Reading →

Totoro Inspires Charity Auction and Exhibit

It’s been 20 years since Hayao Miyazaki introduced the world to his loveable forest spirit in the acclaimed animated feature My Neighbor Totoro. This summer, the popular classic ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA Brings Click & Clack to Comic-Con

As part of its Comic-Con ’08 plans, ASIFA-Hollywood will offer a behind-the-scenes look at PBS’s new primetime cartoon based on the radio show Car Talk. Other activities ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa TV Conference Lines Up Keynotes, Pitches

Brown Johnson, president of Animation for Nickeoodeon, MTVN Kids and Family Group, will deliver the opening keynote address at the fifth annual Television Animation Conference (TAC) ... Continue Reading →