Bird to Receive WGA Award

Oscar-winning writer-director Brad Bird (The Iron Giant, The Incredibles, Ratatouille) will receive this year’s Animation Writing Award for lifetime achievement from The Writers ... Continue Reading →

Rare Disney Toons Hit Newport Beach Fest

Academy Award nominees Roy E. Disney and Don Hahn will visit the 2008 Newport Beach Film Festival in California to present an evening of rarely seen Disney animated shorts and experimental ... Continue Reading →

Rick & Steve Among Cartoons on the Bay Winners

Rick & Steve: the Happiest Gay Couple in All the World from Canada’s Cuppa Coffee Studios took the award for Best Television Series of the Year at the 2008 edition of Cartoons ... Continue Reading →

Geronimo Stilton Wins at Bologna

Geronimo Stilton, an award-winning kids’ chapter book series that has spawned an animated TV show, was awarded the Grand Prize at the first-ever international License! Global ... Continue Reading →

Women In Animation, Disney Present Shorts

Women In Animation International Inc. has announced that Walt Disney Studios has come on board as the orgainization’s 2008 annual meeting host and sponsor. Together, the entities ... Continue Reading →

Toons, Comics, Games Invade Vancouver Art Gallery

The Vancouver Art Gallery is bringing various forms of popular art together in one exhibition titled KRAZY! The Delirious World of Anime + Comics + Video Games + Art. On view from May ... Continue Reading →

FICCI Frames Focuses on Original Indian Toons

This week’s well-attended FICCI-Frames confab in Mumbai (March 25-27) offered several animation and vfx-related panels exploring the growth of the industry in the region. Some ... Continue Reading →

Catmull to Speak at SIGGRAPH

Pixar Animation Studios co-founder Ed Catmull will be one of the featured speakers at the upcoming SIGGRAPH. The 35th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and ... Continue Reading →

Annecy Unveils Eclectic ’08 Lineup

The organizers of the prestigious Annecy International Animated Film Festival have announced the lineup for this year’s edition (June 9-14). This year, 1,866 projects were submitted ... Continue Reading →

Clampett Studio Has Marvel Animation Art

Clampett Studio Collections has announced that it is distributing Marvel Animation art, including pieces featuring such iconic comic-book characters as Iron Man, Captain America, The ... Continue Reading →