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Paley Center Presents Special ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ Night

L.A. residents will get the chance to attend a special premiere screening of the new Fox-TV animated series Napoleon Dynamite on Wed. Jan. 11th at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly ... Continue Reading →
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Los Angeles Animation Festival Accepting Entries

The 2012 Los Angeles Animation Festival has issued its call for entries for five competitions in conjunction with its upcoming event to be help March 7-11 at the Regent Showcase Cinema ... Continue Reading →
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Songs from Five Animated Movies Qualify for Oscars

Songs from Cars 2, Gnomeo & Juliet, Happy Feet Two, The Muppets, Rio and Winnie the Pooh are among the 39 numbers vying for a nomination in the Oscar race. The original songs, along ... Continue Reading →
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Plympton Rebuilds Winsor McCay’s ‘Flying House’

Indie animator Bill Plympton’s new treatment of Winsor McCay’s 1921 short The Flying House is ready to hit the festival circuit in the new year. The short, which won the Best Animated ... Continue Reading →
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Kavaleer Animations to Create 30 New Jobs in 2012

Dublin-based Kavaleer Animations recently announced that it will create 30 new animation jobs in 2012 to keep up with its international projects. The shop, which celebrates its 10th ... Continue Reading →
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NFB’s Hothouse Program Adds Digital Focus

For its eighth year, the National Film Board of Canada’s Hothouse program is issuing a call for submissions for emerging animators across Canada, one that will feature an emphasis ... Continue Reading →
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Five Toons Land Golden Globe Nominations

The five Golden Globe nominees in the Best Animated Feature category were announced this morning in Beverly Hills. They are: Among the well-reviewed movies that didn’t make the ... Continue Reading →
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Academy’s Tech Council Adds Four New Members

Denny Clairmont, John Hora, Bob Lambert and Milt Shefter have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing ... Continue Reading →
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Annies’ Facebook Contest Offers Super Pixar Prize

Do you think you can guess the winners of the upcoming Annie Awards? The folks at ASIFA-Hollywood, the org behind the annual Annie Awards have launched the perfect contest for toon ... Continue Reading →
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Anniversaries 2012

5 Years Still Loco for Toons It seems like just yesterday that we began hearing whisperings of the Latin American animation market’s emerging promise, and a certain Gothic-inspired ... Continue Reading →