WGA Nominates Games

While its ongoing strike is throwing a wrench in other awards ceremonies, the Writers Guild of America has nominated five video games for the 2008 WGA Awards. A planned Feb. 9 ceremony ... Continue Reading →

Persepolis Misses Oscar Cut

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today named the nine films advancing to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category, and the animated French feature ... Continue Reading →

Producers Guild Nominates Toons

The Producers Guild of America was in step with the Hollywood Foreign Press in selecting three animated features to compete in the 19th Annual Producers Guild Awards. The producers ... Continue Reading →

Savannah Film Fest Wants Toons

The Savannah Film Festival, hosted by the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), is accepting professional and student film submissions for the 2008 festival, taking place Oct. ... Continue Reading →

Ratatouille Takes the Globe

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has awarded Disney/Pixar’s Ratatouille Best Animated Feature Film. The culinary rodent pic from director Brad Bird beat out DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Italia names Manfio President

Cartoon Italia, an organization dedicated to promoting animation production in Italy, announced that it has a new president in Francesco Manfio, general manager of Gruppo Alcuni. Having ... Continue Reading →

Transformers, Iron Man, Strange Up for Audio Awards

The DreamWorks/Paramount summer blockbuster Transformers and the Marvel/Lionsgate direct-to-DVD animated features The Invincible Iron Man and Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme were named ... Continue Reading →

Spielberg’s Globe on Hold

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced today that Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg will receive his Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement award next year now that ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Animation Fest Grows

SIGGRAPH’s Computer Animation Festival is expanding into a full-scale film festival that will incorporate curated and competition screenings, discussion panels with filmmakers/artists/producers, ... Continue Reading →

Golden Globes Cancelled

Due to the Writer’s Guild of America strike, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has officially abandoned plans to present the 65th Annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony. Winners ... Continue Reading →