WGA Animation Writers Honor Simpsons’ Scully

Mike Scully, a veteran  TV writer who has worked on The Simpsons since 1993, receives tonight the 13th annual Animation Writing Award for lifetime achievement from the WGA West Animation ... Continue Reading →

Stan and Hunter Freberg at WGA Theater Nov. 19

Classic animation voice actor Stan Freberg and his wife, Hunter, will appear Nov. 19 in conversation with comedian Penn Jillette at the WGA Theater in Beverly Hills. This promises to ... Continue Reading →

Comic-Con Film Festival Sets Feb. 15 Entry Deadline

Comic-Con International: San Diego is now accepting submissions for its 2011 Independent Film Festival, now in its 11th year. The festival has set Feb. 15 as the deadline for entering ... Continue Reading →

With 15 Submissions, 3 to Vie for Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has received 15 submissions for this year’s Best Animated Feature Film category, meaning three films will be nominated for the ... Continue Reading →

Hinge Contest Seeks Stories and Characters

Hinge Digital has issued an open call to concept artists, designers and writers to submit story ideas and character designs to the company’s Bringing Your World to Life Contest. Sponsored ... Continue Reading →

Rare Transformers, G.I. Joe Documents to be Auctioned

Prolific animation writer Ron Friedman is selling his collection of scripts, artwork and drawings from his days on such iconic series as Transformers and G.I. Joe through memorabilia ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Asia Fest Bestows Three Awards

The jury in SIGGRAPH Asia’s Computer Animation Festival has named winners in three categories: Best of Show, Best Technical and Best Student. The Best of Show award goes to Poppy, ... Continue Reading →

Glenn Martin, DDS Wins Gemini for Cuppa Coffee

Glenn Martin, DDS cleaned up in the animation categories at the Gemini Awards, presented to honor achievements in English-language television in Canada. The animated series, which airs ... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Announces Kids Awards Nominees

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominees for its annual children’s awards, including nominees in several animation categories. The winners will be ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA to Present Student Annies at Weekend Festival

The first-ever Student Annie Awards will be presented this weekend at the Student Animation Film Festival, presented by the ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Educators Forum. The second annual ... Continue Reading →