Hangin’ with the Cool Kids

Dedicated to honoring the year’s greatest toon achievements, the 37th Annual Annie Awards promise to offer lots of laughs, cool celeb sightings and some way-out-of-the-left-field ... Continue Reading →

Animax, Fresh, Cookie Jar Win Pixies

Animax Entertainment, Fresh TV and Cookie Jar Entertainment have been honored by the Pixie Awards, which recognizes outstanding creativity in motion graphics, effects and animation. Animax ... Continue Reading →

3D Opener, New Chomet Images Set for Cartoon Movie

The next Cartoon Movie will feature new work from such animators as Triplets of Belleville director Sylvain Chomet and Waltz with Bashir‘s Ari Folman. The festival, set for March ... Continue Reading →

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony Debuts in Mid-2010

That wascally wabbit is orchestrating a new live act. Warner Bros. animation icon Bugs Bunny will be featured in a new concert event titled Bugs Bunny at the Symphony. The mix of animated ... Continue Reading →

Up Takes PGA Toon Award

The Disney-Pixar film Up added another notch to its awards belt by taking home the Producers Guild of America award for best animated feature. Up beat out 9, Coraline, Fantastic Mr. ... Continue Reading →

Shatner to Host Annie Awards

The Annie Awards are setting their phasers on stun, having tapped William Shatner to host its 37th annual awards ceremony. Shatner is best known as the original Captain James T. Kirk ... Continue Reading →

Up Leads Animated Pics for BAFTA Noms

Coraline, Fantastic Mr. Fox and Up all made the cut as nominees the BAFTA Award for best animated feature, securing their status as awards season front-runners. Up earned a total of ... Continue Reading →

Auctions to Help Animator Pay for Son’s Care

Animation and cartoon artwork is being auctioned off on eBay as a benefit to pay the medical related to an auto accident that injured Matthew Hodge, the teenage son of former Disney ... Continue Reading →

Up Effects Earn Imagina Nomination

The 3D animation and simulation event Imagina has nominated Up, Watchmen and Where the Wild Things Are for the best special effects honor in its annual awards. The awards honor the ... Continue Reading →

Avatar, Coraline Take Lead in VES Noms

It was an eye-popping year for visual effects, a fact well reflected in multiple nominations for 3-D films in this year’s Visual Effects Society Awards. Leading the nominations ... Continue Reading →