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Don’t miss the animation industry’s biggest night of the year. Produced by ASIFA-Hollywood, the 32nd Annual Annie Awards offers a wonderful opportunity to honor the best animated and vfx-driven movies, TV shows, ads and games of 2004. You will also get a chance to mingle with some of the most [...]
While animated films were shut out at last night’s 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, the visual effects teams that worked on Martin Scorsese’s The Aviator can draw satisfaction from the notion that their contributions helped the Howard Hughes biopic win Best Motion Picture (Drama). Star Leonardo DiCaprio also took home [...]
If you missed last year’s inaugural touring festival of animation presented by King of the Hill creator Mike Judge and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Don Hertzfeldt (Billy’s Balloon, Rejected), you won’t want pass up The Animation Show in 2005. The new program and touring schedule is now online at www.theanimationshow.com. This year’s [...]
Having lightened up the election year with parodies of Geroge W. Bush, John Kerry and other major players in the democratic process, JibJab Media (www.jibjab.com) is turning its attention to the most prestigious showcase of independent cinema. The garage-born studio built by brothers Gregg and Evan Spiridellis has produced three [...]
As Southern California is uncharacteristically besieged with rain, mudslides and mountain snowstorms, 20th Century Fox’s big-budget climatological disaster flick, The Day After Tomorrow, has been named in contention for one of the top kudos in the Visual Effects Society’s third annual VES Awards. Day will be duking it out with [...]
Software training company Digital Tutors is literally giving the shirt off its back to help provide much-needed aid for the areas of Southeast Asia devastated by last month’s earthquake and tsunami. The organization has designed the Relief T-Shirt, which will be sold with all profits earmarked to aid in international [...]
Nominations are open for the 5th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards, to be presented on March 9 at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco, Calif. All those directly involved in the development and design of video games are eligible to nominate peers [...]
Everyone’s favorite spinach-swilling sailor man got some due respect when Librarian of Congress James H. Billington recently announced his annual selection of 25 motion pictures to be added to the National Film Registry. Bringing the total number of films on the Registry to 400, this year’s crop includes such classics [...]
With so many eye-popping visuals to keep viewers occupied, it’s easy to overlook the great sound featured today’s animated and vfx-driven motion pictures. It’s good to see, however, that the Academy hasn’t overlooked Disney/Pixar’s The Incredibles, Warner Bros’ The Polar Express or Sony’s Spider-Man 2 when it comes to sound [...]
Organizers of the ninth annual Cartoons on the Bay festival in Positano, Italy, have issued a call for entries. The International TV animation exhibition and competition is open to anyone who has produced a new animated series, pilot, TV special, short-film or social/educational program. Entries for 2005 the Pulcinella Awards [...]