Los Angeles Film Fest Highlights Toon Content

Animation will play a major role at the upcoming Los Angeles Film Festival, set to kick off this Thursday and run through June 28. In addition to the U.S. premiere of the Hayao Miyazaki ... Continue Reading →

Euro Multiplatform Workshop Set for August

A high-level workshop about creating multiplatform content will take place August 4-8 at the Media Business School in Ronda (near Malaga), Spain. Aimed at producers, designers and directors ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM Celebrates Simpsons 20th, Honors Groening

MIPCOM 2009 will help celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Simpsons with a series of special events climaxing with the presentation of the first MIPCOM Creative Icon Award to the show’s ... Continue Reading →

Program, Video Preview SIGGRAPH

SIGGRAPH is getting closer, and the specifics of the annual conference are starting to take shape. The advance program is now available to download at the SIGGRAPH site (http://lists.smithbucklin.com/t/811656/30069617/54546/0/) ... Continue Reading →

Lynx, CalArts Youth Screenings Set for June 6

A pair of unique animation screening events are set for the Los Angeles area this Saturday, June 6. The Missing Lynx, an animated film from Spain that won that nation’s Goya Award ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s D23 Expo Details Are Announced

Disney fans will be able to get sneak previews of upcoming new movies and behind-the-scenes info about classic toons at the first D23 Expo, scheduled to take place at the Anaheim Convention ... Continue Reading →

Brave New Publishing World: A Report from the 2009 Book Expo in New York City

Animation fans and industry professionals had plenty of new titles and trends to keep up with at last week’s Book Expo America, held at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. ... Continue Reading →

Disney Unveils Plans at Licensing Show

Following yesterday news about primetime Handy Manny projects, Disney unveiled plans for new product line extensions for the Toy Story franchise, two new Princess characters (Tiana ... Continue Reading →

NYT’s Duenes to Give SIGGRAPH Keynote

Steve Duenes, graphics director for The New York Times, has been set as the third keynote speaker for SIGGRAPH 2009. A teacher at the School of Visual Arts and a contributing cartoonist ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Sets Animation Festival Award Nominees

The nominees have been announced for the 2009 SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival. More than 140 films will be shown at the festival, chosen from some 770 submissions from all over ... Continue Reading →