Canemaker Animates South Beach Fest

The South Beach Int’l Animation Film Festival announced that Oscar-winning animation legend John Canemaker will be a guest of honor at the next annual event in Miami, Fla. The ... Continue Reading →

WALL’E, Bashir, Persepolis Nominated by London Critics

Critical darling WALL’E from Disney and Pixar is among the five films nominated for Film of the Year by the London Film Critics’ Circle. The acclaimed animated doc Waltz ... Continue Reading →

Dogstar wins Asian Television Award

The Australian children’s series Dogstar was named Best Animation at the Asian Television Awards (ATA) in Singapore. The kudo fest recognizing television programs and production ... Continue Reading →

Bolt, WALL’E, Madagascar Songs on Oscar List

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released a list of 49 tunes eligible for consideration in the Best Original Song category of the 81st annual Academy Awards. The ... Continue Reading →

WALL’E Tops Time Magazine List

One of the latest entities to chime in with its own list of the top films of 2008, Time Magazine puts the animated Disney/Pixar hit WALL’E at the top of the heap. In this particular ... Continue Reading →

Slamdance Names Toon Selections

The Slamdance Film Festival has announced its lineup of short films, which includes 14 animated entries screening in their own program. Now in its 15th year, the event ‘by filmmakers, ... Continue Reading →

This Way Up Wins at SIGGRAPH Asia

The inaugural SIGGRAPH Asia concluded last week in Singapore with the 2008 Computer Animation Festival Awards. This Way Up from U.K. animators Adam Smith and Alan Foulkes of Nexus Prods. ... Continue Reading →

WALL’E Among AFI’s Top Flicks

The American Film Institute has released its list of the top ten films and TV shows of 2008. Disney/Pixar’s WALL’E is the only animated movie to make the cut, keeping company ... Continue Reading →

WALL’E, Slumdog Tops with Boston Critics

The Boston Society of Film Critics has made its picks for the top films of 2008, casting Disney/Pixar’s WALL’E and Fox Searchlight’s Slumdog Millionaire in a tie for ... Continue Reading →

Spike TV Honors GTA IV

Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto IV was named Best Game of the Year and Sims and Spore creator Will Wright was crowned Gamer God at Spike TV’s 2008 Video Game Awards, held ... Continue Reading →