French Animation Celebration at L.A.’s Hammer

The Los Angeles Film & TV Office and the French Embassy are presenting a run of superb French animated features at the Hammer Museum’s Billy Wilder Theater this month.  “Les ... Continue Reading →

D23 Unveils Disney Fan Club Plans for 2011

D23, the official Disney Fan Club has announced its slate of special events for 2011. Among the many new offerings are exclusive D23 Studio Tours, four free 50 and Fabulous film screenings ... Continue Reading →

Festival to Honor Veteran African-American Animators

Veteran African-American animators will be honored Dec. 10 at a special opening-night ceremony for the 17th annual African-American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase. The ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Asia Preps Papers, Prizes for 2010

South Korea is set to play host to more than 8,000 people from the computer animation and interactivity world by hosting SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 Dec. 15-18 in Seoul. The conference will ... Continue Reading →

Oscars Short-List 10 Animated Shorts

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has advanced 10 entries for voting in the best animated short film Oscar race. The films, whittled down from a list of 33 qualifiers, ... Continue Reading →

Student Academy Awards Open for Entries

The 2011 Student Academy Awards process is now open for submissions. The competition is open to student filmmakers in the U.S., who can submit their work in four categories: animation, ... Continue Reading →

Asia TV Forum Soars ‘Above and Beyond’

The Asia Television Forum is gearing up for its 11th edition Dec. 8-10 in Singapore with the theme “Above and Beyond.” Organizers of the event say the market for Asian TV content ... Continue Reading →

‘Shaun,’ ‘Up,’ ‘Penguins Win Children’s BAFTAs

Shaun the Sheep, Pixar’s Up and The Penguins of Madagascar are among the animated programs that took home honors Sunday at the BAFTA Children’s Awards in London. Aardman’s ... Continue Reading →

Pokemon, Minions Have a New York City Thanksgiving

New York City is getting animated for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. To kick things off, the lovable yellow Minions from the summer hit movie Despicable Me are promoting the Dec. ... Continue Reading →

Nolan Earns VES Visionary Award

Christopher Nolan, director of Inception and The Dark Knight, will receive the first Visionary Award from the Visual Effects Society. The award recognizes a filmmaker who has “uniquely ... Continue Reading →