Live Events Promote PBS’ New Cat in the Hat Series

PBS Kids is set to promote the Monday premiere of its new animated series The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That with a series of family-friendly events held across the nation over ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Adds a Dozen to Fine Art Collection

More than a dozen new contributions to the DreamWorks Animation Fine Art collection featuring such popular characters as Shrek, Puss in Boots and Po from Kung Fu Panda are set to debut ... Continue Reading →

Maya & Miguel Join Move It! Fitness Campaign

Maya & Miguel, the animated stars of the popular PBS Kids Go! TV series, are heading up a weeklong national campaign aimed at encouraging children to exercise. Called Move It with ... Continue Reading →

Early Kermit Among Muppets Given to Smithsonian

The family of Jim Henson has donated to the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., 10 puppets the famed entertained created for his ... Continue Reading →

VES Sets 9th Annual Awards Ceremony for Jan. 28

The Visual Effects Society has set Jan. 28 as the date for its 9th annual VES Awards. The winners of the awards will be presented in a gala ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza ... Continue Reading →

Babelgum Adds to Jury, Extends Deadline

The Babelgum Animatron Film Festival has added three members to its jury, including animation legend Bill Plympton, and extended its submission deadline to Aug. 29. Joining Plympton ... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: Disney, Pixar Withdraw From Annie Awards

Disney and Pixar have parted ways with the Annie Awards, with the studios saying they will no longer sponsor or submit for the event, reports Variety. Judging is the main issue behind ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA Festival Seeks Student Entries, Volunteers

ASIFA-Hollywood is soliciting submissions for its Animation Educators Forum Student Animation Film Festival, with Sept. 1 the first deadline for entering and having a chance to win ... Continue Reading →

Canuck Animator Wins Aussie Festival’s Top Prize

Canadian animator Dave Barton Thomas has won the top prize in an Australian animation contest with his short film Seven Year Twitch. Barton won $20,000 in Australian currency (about ... Continue Reading →

Academy Delves into Early 20th Century 3D

Stereoscopic 3D films are far from just a 21st century fad, as The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will prove by showing some of the earliest and most rare 3D films in ... Continue Reading →