Rome Fest Has Fears(s) of the Dark

The French animated feature Peur(s) du noir (Fear(s) of the Dark) has been added to the program for the second annual Rome Film Festival. According to Daily Variety, the film about ... Continue Reading →

TELETOON Scholarships Awarded

Canadian broadcaster TELETOON today announced the winners of the 2007 TELETOON Animation Scholarship, an initiative designed to support Canada’s up-and-coming animation talent. ... Continue Reading →

Classic Trek on the Big Screen

Fans of the original Star Trek television series will soon have a chance to see two popular episodes in their local movie theaters, complete with new, start-of-the art visual effects ... Continue Reading →

Best of Platform Fest Coming to L.A.

Highlights of the inaugural Platform Festival of Animation in Oregon will be presented during a special screening in the Walt Disney Concert Hall’s Roy & Edna Disney/CalArts ... Continue Reading →

Aardman’s Pearce Sisters Wins at Cartoon Forum

The Pearce Sisters, a 2D dark comedy short from director Luis Cook and Aardman Animations, claimed the Cartoon d’Or over the weekend during the closing ceremonies for the 18th ... Continue Reading →

L.A. Animation Fest Last Call for Entries

Los Angeles Animation Festival is accepting student entries for two competitons with deadlines on Oct. 1 and Oct. 10. A $1000 cash prize and several thousand dollars worth of software ... Continue Reading →

Persepolis, Kafka, Betty Win in Ottawa

It was no surprise when Vincent Paronnaud’s and Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis was named best feature at the 2007 Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival on Sunday. The beautifully ... Continue Reading →

Persepolis, Golden Age Nab Grand Prizes at Ottawa

Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Parronaud’s black-and-white animated feature Persepolis, Koji Yamamura’s short Franz Kafka’s A Country Doctor and Aaron Augenblick’s ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA-Hollyood Now Accepting Annie Noms

There are still three more months left in 2007, but the hard-working folks at ASIFA-Hollywood have already begun accepting nominations online for the 35th Annual Annie Awards. If you’d ... Continue Reading →

Academy Spotlights Canadian Women Animators

Oscar nominees Janet Perlman, Caroline Leaf, Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis and Oscar winner Torill Kove will share the spotlight at a special evening decidated to ‘Canadian Women ... Continue Reading →