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“Pencils not pixels!” is the battle cry at the heart of the first-ever 2D Expo, a one day symposium and conference for traditional animators sponsored by ASIFA-Hollywood. The festivities will get under way at 9 a.m. and continue until 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 26, on the campus of Woodbury [...]
Disney and Pixar’s Oscar-winning animated feature, Finding Nemo, may put yet another award on its mantle when winners of the Humanitas Prize are announced next month. Nemo writers Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson and David Reynolds have been nominated for their work on the blockbuster family flick. The Humanitas Prize was [...]
Young animators were among those honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Sunday, June 13, at the 31st Annual Student Academy Awards. Of the 10 finalists in the Animation category, three students walked away with awards and one heck of a line on their resumes. Three-time [...]
Microsoft Corp. today announced the finalists for Imagine Cup 2004 Short Film and Rendering Invitationals. The worldwide student competition saw 10 teams representing nine countries on four continents selected by a community of their peers through online voting. The teams will showcase their breakthroughs in digital film and computer-generated animation [...]
Lorenzo, a short film by Mike Gabriel, won the Grand Prix Award at this year’s edition of the Annecy Int’l Festival of Animation in Annecy, France. The film also took the Annecy Cristal in the short film competition. Taking home the Cristal in the feature film category was Oseam from [...]
New Line Cinema’s Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King was the big winner at last night’s MTV Movie Awards, which was heavily infused with creepy horror-themed CG-animation. Director Peter Jackson’s epic trilogy ender took home the Best Movie Award, beating out Disney Pixar’s Finding Nemo, Disney’s Pirates [...]
Pressed for time between screenings, I want to quickly give you Animag readers a rundown of Annecy highlights. Opening night, during the first program of animated shorts in competition, the grand theatre at the Bonlieu complex was packed to the gills with a screaming crowd. As always the cheers for [...]
In addition to all the planned presentations and screenings, the Annecy International Festival of Animation offers a smorgasbord of unexpected events and marvelous chance meetings. Just an hour ago, for example, while looking for colleagues, I met three young graduates of France’s renown Supinfocom (last year Christel Pougeoise and Romain [...]
The Annecy Int’l Festival of Animation in Annecy, France, today got under way along the shore of lake Annecy in the French Alps. The picturesque setting provides the backdrop for one of the largest showcases of animated film and television projects from around the world. This year’s special guest of [...]
ASIFA-Hollywood will host a tenth anniversary retrospective of Walt Disney’s The Lion King at the Glendale Public Library on Monday, June 14 at 7 p.m. Story artists, directors and animators will be on hand to discuss the making of the beloved animated film. Lion King story artist Tom Sito will [...]