Persepolis Among Ottawa Selections

Vincent Paronnaud’s and Marjane Satrapi’s controversial animated feature Persepolis will be among the films competing at this year’s Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival ... Continue Reading →

VICON Launching Film Fest at SIGGRAPH

Academy Award-winning motion-capture systems developer VICON announced today that it kick off the first ever VICON Film Festival: A Celebration of All Things Motion Capture and Animation ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Takes Shrek to SIGGRAPH

The house that Shrek built will prominently feature its star CG creation when the artists at DreamWorks Animation descend upon San Diego, Calif. for this year’s SIGGRAPH. The ... Continue Reading →

Plympton’s First and Last 3D Venture?

Bill Plympton’s Latest animated short, Shuteye Hotel, is a murder mystery with a surprising twist. Another thing that is quite unexpected is that the staunch supporter of hand-drawn ... Continue Reading →

Warner Home Video Gets Animated at Comic-Con

Warner Home Video will offer a bit of cartoon nostalgia and offer sneak peeks and new productions as it hosts several animation-related panels this week at the San Diego Comic-Con. ... Continue Reading →

Platinum’s Comic Book Challenge Gets Judges

Platinum Studios, an entertainment media company that controls one of the world’s largest independent libraries of comic book characters, today announced the lineup of judges ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA Animates Comic-Con

ASIFA-Hollywood is heading to next week’s Comic-Con Int’l in San Diego, Calif. with a series of panel discussions and screenings that illuminate various aspects of animation ... Continue Reading →

U.K. Films Lead Cartoon Forum Noms

Animated films from the U.K. snagged three of the five nominations for this year’s Cartoon d’Or, the European Association of Animation Film’s annual award for best ... Continue Reading →

Vermont Gets Simpsons Premiere

A number of Springfields throughout the nation vied for the chance to host the hometown premiere of 20th Century Fox’s The Simpsons Movie, but the honor ended up going to Springfield, ... Continue Reading →

Borg War Debuts at Trek Convention

Having been serialized on the Internet, the Star Trek-themed animated Borg War will have its theatrical debut at the Official Star Trek Convention. Taking place at the Las Vegas Hilton ... Continue Reading →