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Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’ to Premiere at N.Y. Film Festival

Director Ang Lee’s much anticipated feature Life of Pi is scheduled to premiere at the 50th New York Film Festival as its Opening Night Gala program in September. The selection will ... Continue Reading →
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Karen O Contributes Songs to Disney’s ‘Frankenweenie’

Tim Burton’s upcoming stop-motion feature Frankenweenie will showcase a lineup of hip music by the likes of Karen O, the lead singer of the rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Karen O told ... Continue Reading →
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Fantasia Fest Honors ‘King of Pigs,’ New Hertzfeld Short

Korean film The King of Pigs won the top prize for animated features at the Fantasia International Film Festival, while animator Don Hertzfeld’s latest won the best animated short ... Continue Reading →
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Hub’s ‘Pound Puppies’ Earns Humanitas Prize in Writing

The Hub’s animated series Pound Puppies has received the Humanitas Prize for excellence in writing for children’s television animation. Writer Joe Ansolabehere was honored ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Asia 2012 Set for Nov. 28-Dec.1 in Singapore

SIGGRAPH Asia will return to the city where it started, with the five-year-old confab scheduled to take place Nov. 28-Dec. 1 in Singapore. The annual convention for the best artists ... Continue Reading →
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2012 SIGGRAPH Must-Sees

With the 39th annual conference and exhibit running August 5-9 in the Los Angeles Convention Center, there’s plenty for CG fanatics and technophiles to check out. Here’s our list ... Continue Reading →
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Best of the Brief-Attention-Span Theater

An overview of the key award-winning shorts screening at the 2012 edition of SIGGRAPH’s Computer Animation Festival. During the 39th SIGGRAPH Conference in Los Angeles this summer, ... Continue Reading →
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Rules, Categories Updated for 40th Annual Annie Awards

ASIFA-Hollywood has announced the rule and category changes for the upcoming 40th anniversary edition of the Annie Awards. Changes to the rules and categories this year include: Achievement ... Continue Reading →
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Sony to Offer Behind-the-Scenes Panels at SIGGRAPH

Sony Pictures Imageworks and Sony Pictures Animation (SPA) will feature their top teams of effects and animation talent on August 7 in special “behind the scenes” presentations ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Hosts a Tribute to the Hubleys

Husband-and-wife indie animators John and Faith Hubley will be the subject of a special tribute on Friday, September 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences ... Continue Reading →