SIGGRAPH Animation Fest Expands Again

The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival, which opened up to the public as a full-fledged fest in 2008, will again take on an expanded role in the 2009 SIGGRAPH conference and expo. ... Continue Reading →

PGA Nominates Bolt, Panda, WALL’E

The Producers Guild of America has announced nominations for its 2009 awards, singling out the producers of Disney’s Bolt, DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda and Disney/Pixar’s ... Continue Reading →

Iron Man Up For USC Libraries Scripter Award

Marvel Ent.’s smash hit superhero flick Iron Man is among the finalists for the 21st annual USC Libraries Scripter Award. The CG-laden actioner is up against fellow Paramount ... Continue Reading →

Critics Choose to Waltz with Bashir

As Israel continues its controversial push into Gaza, Waltz with Bashir, Ari Folman’s animated documentary about a previous Israeli invasion, has been named Best Picture by the ... Continue Reading →

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 →