UCLA Festival Honors Alumnus Animator Cartwright

Animator Randy Cartwright, whose credits include such Disney movies as Pete’s Dragon, Beauty and the Beast and The Princess and the Frog, will receive the Outstanding Contribution ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Asia Fest Issues Call for Entries

The SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 Computer Animation Festival is open for submissions and is seeking cutting edge and innovative animation and visual effects from around the world. The submissions ... Continue Reading →

SVA’s 21st Annual Dusty Fest and Awards Runs May 2-7

The 21st annual Dusty Film and Animation Festival and Awards, featuring more than 100 films from graduation students at New York’s School of Visual Arts, is set to kick off Sunday. The ... Continue Reading →

Society Sets Previs 2010 Event for May 8

The Previsualization Society has announced May 8 as the date for its first ever event, called Previs 2010. The one-day event, set for Los Angeles, aims to gather professionals who ... Continue Reading →

Free Comic Book Day Returns on Saturday

It’s that time of year again ‘ time for free comic books. The ninth annual event, set for Saturday, will see participating comic book shops offer a free selection of new ... Continue Reading →

CTN Expo Programming Now Online; 2010 Dates Set

The CTN Animation Expo made its debut in November, attracting more than 2,800 attendees from all over the world to three days of animation heaven in Burbank. Now, for those those were ... Continue Reading →

Academy Exhibit Covers Career, Creations of Ray Harryhausen

‘The Fantastical Worlds of Ray Harryhausen,’ a summer retrospective exhibition focusing on the careers of the visual effects pioneer, opens May 14 at the Academy of Motion ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Festival to Showcase Tezuka, Czeck Animation

A special screening of short films by Japanese manga pioneer Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy, Kimba the White Lion) and an international focus on the work of top Czech animators are part of ... Continue Reading →

Academy Spotlights Animation, Classical Music

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will highlight the most inspired and memorable uses of classical music in animation at a special event set for May 14. What’s ... Continue Reading →

Annecy, Mon Amour!

In anticipation of the 50th anniversary edition of Annecy, animation luminaries reminisce about the many reasons they fell in love with this remarkable festival. Philippe Alessandri, ... Continue Reading →