Genesis Awards Honor Bolt, Simpsons

The Humane Society of the United States has awarded Genesis Awards to Disney’s animated feature film Bolt and to an episode of The Simpsons. The awards, now in its 23rd year, ... Continue Reading →

WB to Debut New Toon Mural at Animation Celebration

Warner Bros. Animation is hosting a special Animation Celebration event on the studio lot April 7 ‘ during which it will unveil the first update to its popular animation mural ... Continue Reading →

MIPTV Wrap: Day One

Over 13,000 participants and 4,500 companies from 111 countries are expected to attend this year’s MIPTV market in Cannes, France this year. But if you were actually one of the ... Continue Reading →

SpongeBob, Madagascar Win Kids’ Choice

SpongeBob SquarePants and Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa took the top toon honors at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards. SpongeBob won the Favorite Cartoon honor, beating out Phineas & ... Continue Reading →

Academy to Celebrate Disney’s Milt Kahl

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate the life and career of animator Milt Kahl, one of the famous ‘nine old men’ of Walt Disney Studios. The event, ... Continue Reading →

L.A. Comic Show Screens Anime Fest April 26

The long-running Los Angeles Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention will present a Best of Science Fiction and Anime from Japan mini-film festival at its April 26 show. The festival ... Continue Reading →

Wallace & Gromit Bring Cracking Ideas to London Exhibit

Aardman Animations stars Wallace and Gromit are putting on their lab coats and heading in to London to present an exhibition titled A World of Cracking Ideas at the Science Museum. The ... Continue Reading →

Loaf and Death Tops NYICFF

Aardman Animation’s short film Wallace & Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death won the grand prize this weekend at the New York International Children’s Film Festival. ... Continue Reading →

Shaman, Sweet Dreams Win Big at SXSW

Shaman by Luc Perez and Sweet Dreams by Kirsten Lepore took the Best Animated Short and Special Jury Awards at this week’s South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Shaman, ... Continue Reading →

Pixar’s UP to Open Cannes Festival

Disney/Pixar’s UP has been selected as the opening ceremony film for the prestigious Cannes Festival this year. Directed by Pete Docter (Monsters, Inc.) the 3-D feature will makes ... Continue Reading →