10 Films Vie for Votes in NFB Contest

Voting has opened online for the National Film Board of Canada’s 5th annual short film competiton at Cannes. The contest, organized by the NFB and the Cannes Short Film Corner ... Continue Reading →

Alpha 9! Leads Toon Honors at Dusty Awards

Jake Armstrong won the top prize for traditional animation for his film The Terrible Thing of Alpha-9! Saturday night at the 20th annual Dusty Film and Animation Festival and Award. Showbiz ... Continue Reading →

Stuttgart Crowns Mary and Max

Mary and Max added to an already impressive list of festival prizes by taking home this weekend the AniMovi prize at the 16th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film in Germany. The film, ... Continue Reading →

Venice to Debut 3-D Toy Story Pics

The Venice Film Festival will play host to the world premiere of Pixar’s 3-D versions of Toy Story and Toy Story 2. The screenings complement the festival’s presentation ... Continue Reading →

Animag’s Pitch Party Contest Returns!

Animation Magazine is gearing up for its 8th annual Pitch Party contest! The Pitch Party offers independent artists an opportunity to advertise their animated properties for a greatly ... Continue Reading →

Mr. Warburton’s New Book Is Out!

If you’re a fan of the popular Cartoon Network series Codename: Kids Next Door (2002-2008), you should check out the new book by the show’s talented creator Tom Warburton, ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA Plans 20th Anniversary Little Mermaid Panel, Screening

The makers of the modern Disney classic The Little Mermaid will reunite for a special screening May 21 celebrating the films’ 20th anniversary and benefiting the ASIFA-Hollywood ... Continue Reading →

9 Animated Films Nominated for Student Oscars

Nine films have been nominated for the best animated film category in the 26th annual Student Academy Awards competition. Animation is one of four categories in the competition ‘ ... Continue Reading →

Crowds Flock to FMX, Stuttgart Fest

FMX opened its doors Tuesday in Germany to a reported 8,000 registered visitors, while some 50,000 attendees showed up for the concurrent Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film. The FMX ... Continue Reading →

Academy Shines Spotlight on Anime Classics

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will shine a spotlight on Japanese animation with the opening May 15 of an exhibit titled ANIME! High Art ‘ Pop Culture. The exhibit ... Continue Reading →