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DreamWorks ‘The Croods’ to Premiere at Berlin Festival

DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming feature The Croods will be making its debut at the 2013 Berlin International Film Festival. The 3-D, prehistoric family adventure is directed by Chris ... Continue Reading →
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Five Animated Shows Get Streamy Award Noms

The nominations for the 3rd annual Streamy Awards were announced early Monday. The five nominees for Best Animated Series are:     Tom Hanks’ Electric City (Tom Hanks, ... Continue Reading →
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A Postcard from Cartoon Connection Canada

This past week, representatives from 140 European and Canadian animation companies gathered in the capital city of Quebec for the third edition of Cartoon Connection Canada. Created ... Continue Reading →
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Otomo’s ‘Combustible’ Wins Japan’s Media Arts Award

Katsuhiro Otomo’s acclaimed animated short Combustible won Japan’s prestigious Media Arts Award on Thursday (Dec. 13). Set in mid-18th-century Edo (the old name for Tokyo), the ... Continue Reading →
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Five Animated Pics Nab Golden Globe Noms

The Golden Globes 2013 nominations were announced this morning (Dec. 13). The five animated features up for the award are:     The big surprise was the absence of critical ... Continue Reading →
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Henson Eyes Setting up Shop in China

The Jim Henson Co. is looking at launching an animation studio in Tianjin, China, Variety reports. The company signed a memo of understanding on the venture with Nine Eyes Stone Animation ... Continue Reading →
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11 Songs from Animated Pics Enter Oscar Race

Seventy-five songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2012 are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 85th Academy Awards. Of these ... Continue Reading →
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Cinematheque Spotlights New French Animated Pics

If you’ve been trying to get an early glimpse of the three French animated features that have qualified for Oscar consideration this year, the American Cinematheque in Los Angeles ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Delivers Gothic New Short Starring Morph

Everyone’s favorite Bristol-based studio, Aardman Animations, has unveiled a new gothic online film starring Morph, a classic character first introduced in 1977 in the show Take Hart. ... Continue Reading →
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Scores from 7 Animated Pics Enter Oscar Race

One hundred and four scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2012 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 85th Academy Awards, ... Continue Reading →