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FMX to Spotlight VFX of ‘Hugo,’ ‘Game of Thrones’

Some of the programming highlights for the 17th edition of the FMX conference in Stuttgart, Germany were announced today. The global confab on animation, effects, gaming and transmedia ... Continue Reading →
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Toronto Toon Fest to Host Hertzfeldt

The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International has announced it will present an evening with Oscar-nominated indie animator Don Hertzfeldt, which will include a screening of his ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wrinkles’ Takes Home Two Spanish Goya Awards

Ignacio Ferreras’ acclaimed movie Arrugas (Wrinkles) received the Best Animated Feature and Best Adapted Screenplay honors at the 26th Spanish Academy Goya Awards this past Sunday. Based ... Continue Reading →
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Best British Animated Character Race Is On

Wallace & Gromit, Paddington Bear and The Snowman are some of the popular animated characters competing against each other in a national poll to discover Britain’s Favorite Ever ... Continue Reading →
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Date Set for Animation’s Afternoon of Remembrance

The Animation Guild has announced the date and schedule for this year’s Afternoon of Remembrance. The event will take place on Saturday, March 4th at 1 p.m. at the Hollywood Heritage ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Announces Kids’ Choice Nominees

Nickelodeon has released the list of nominees for the 25th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards, hosted this year by Will Smith and airing live from USC’s Galen Center in Los Angeles ... Continue Reading →
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Kermit and Miss Piggy to Present at the Oscars

Although they didn’t get to host the ceremony, Hollywood icons Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy will present at the 84th Academy Awards. This will be the Muppets’ fifth appearance ... Continue Reading →
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Matt Groening donates $500,000 to UCLA

Matt Groening, the influential creator of The Simpsons, has donated $500,000 to UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and TV, according to the Los Angeles Times. The donation will create ... Continue Reading →
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And the BAFTAS Go to ‘Rango,’ ‘Morning Stroll’

The weekly shower of big awards to Gore Verbinski’s feature Rango continued on Sunday (Feb. 12) when the quirky CG-animated movie received the Best Animated Feature BAFTA Award during ... Continue Reading →
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Ay Caramba! Scott Line to Feature Bart!

2012 is a banner year for perennial toon favorite The Simpsons! In addition to creator Matt Groening’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star and the upcoming 500th episode milestone, bad boy ... Continue Reading →