ChubbChubbs Takes Big Apple

Sony Pictures Animation’s new CG short film The ChubbChubbs Save X-mas won Best Animation at the Big Apple Film Festival in New York City over the weekend. The film and its 2002 ... Continue Reading →

Magic Gathering for NY Anime Fest

The New York Anime Festival (NYAF) and game company Wizards of the Coast today announced that the World Championships of Magic: The Gathering will be held during the New York Anime ... Continue Reading →

Adobe Seeks to Award Students

Adobe Systems Inc. has issued a call for entries for the eighth annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA). The awards honor talented and promising student graphic designers, photographers, ... Continue Reading →

5 Centimeters Lands Asia Pacific Award

The Japanese film 5 Centimeters Per Second (Byosoku 5 Centimeters) from writer/director Makoto Shinkai won Best Animated Feature Film at the inaugural Asia Pacific Screen Awards, the ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA-Hollywood Exhibits Grim Natwick

The ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive is presenting an exhibit of material from the collection of legendary animator Grim Natwick starting today, Nov. 9. Natwick’s illustrious ... Continue Reading →

12 Pics Have Oscar Hopes

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that twelve features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 80th Academy Awards. ... Continue Reading →

VES to Honor Spielberg

From working with a temperamental mechanical shark in Jaws to overseeing giant CG robot mayhem in Transformers, filmmaker Steven Spielberg has come a long way as purveyor of movie magic. ... Continue Reading →

Warner Backlot Tour Draws Record Crowds

Warner Bros. Animation has announced that fans of all ages turned out in record numbers for its fourth annual Backlot Tour, an interactive experience that brought an exclusive backstage ... Continue Reading →

Happy Feet Gets Environmental Award

Warner Bros./Village Roadshow’s animated feature film Happy Feet was a big winner at the 17th Annual Environmental Media Association (EMA) Awards held on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at ... Continue Reading →

Chicago Kids Animate A Solution

Nine middle-school children at Jahn World Language School in Chicago are staying after school this week to make an animated film that will offer what they perceive to some possible ... Continue Reading →