Ratatouille, Wolf, Compass Take Oscars

The 80th annual Academy Awards ceremony was good to a cute, little rat, a big, bad wolf and some powerful polar bears as Disney/Pixar’s Ratatouille, Suzie Templeton’s Prokofiev’s ... Continue Reading →

Fox Issues Horton Who-Ville Challenge

In promoting its upcoming CG-animated feature, Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! 20th Century Fox is challenging communities across the U.S. to raise their voices in one designated ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana Offers Cel Art to Collectors

For the first time in its 35 years of operation, Canadian animation shop Nelvana Studios is opening its animation cel art archives to collectors at artexpo in New York, which begins ... Continue Reading →

And Your Oscar Winners Are…

Just in time of the real Academy Awards ceremony, which takes place this Sunday (check them out on ABC at 5 p.m.), we’ve tallied your votes for your favorites in the Best Animated ... Continue Reading →

Animag Book Signing in Big Apple

Last week, Animation Magazine hosted a party in celebration of our 20th anniversary retrospective art book at New York City’s very cool Animazing Gallery. We were fortunate enough ... Continue Reading →

Plympton In Spotlight At Aspen Shortsfest

Leading independent animation figure and two-time Oscar nominee Bill Plympton will be the featured special guest for this year’s Director Spotlight at the 17th annual Aspen Shortsfest. ... Continue Reading →

Rygiel, Rivers Talk VFX at FRAMES

Jim Rygiel and Christian Rivers, Oscar- and BAFTA-winning visual effects wizards who have worked together on the Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Peter Jackson’s King Kong and The Chronicles ... Continue Reading →

Ratatouille Cooks 10-Course Annie Sweep

It wasn’t exactly a big surprise when Brad Bird’s much-loved feature Ratatouille delivered a sweet ten-trophy sweep at the 35th Annual Annie Awards held Friday evening at ... Continue Reading →

Red Princess Brings Anime West

The Japanese model of using beautiful artwork to get away with fairly limited animation served Alex Ferrari well for his new short film, Red Princess Blues Animated: The Book of Violence. ... Continue Reading →

British Animation Awards Finalists Named

Aardman Animations came out on top with four nominations as the U.K. Film Council today announced finalists for the 2008 British Animation Awards. Bringing together the industry’s ... Continue Reading →