Tek Takes Sedelmaier to Ottawa

Regular viewers of Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report should be familiar with Tek Jansen, a series of short, animated segments produced by New York-based J. J. Sedelmaier Prods. ... Continue Reading →

PopVox Wants Digital Media Entries

New Media BC has issued a call for entries for the first annual PopVox Awards, a celebration honoring excellence in digital media. Awards will be presented in seven categories on Sept. ... Continue Reading →

Persepolis to Close NY Film Fest

Marjane Satrapi’s and Vincent Paronnaud’s controversial animated feature Persepolis is scheduled to be the closing screening for the 45th annual New York Film Festival. ... Continue Reading →

Family Guy Goes Live in Chicago

The creator and cast of FOX’s Family Guy are putting on another live musical show next month, this time in Chicago. According to The Hollywood Reporter, two shows will be presented ... Continue Reading →

FJORG! Winners Announced at SIGGRAPHFJORG

Team Mocap from Bowling Green State University took top prize in the inaugural FJOG! competition, an “iron animator” event held as part of SIGGRAPH 2007, taking place this ... Continue Reading →

Beowulf to Preview at SIGGRAPH

SIGGRAPH 2007 will present an exclusive preview of Robert Zemeckis upcoming performance-capture feature Beowulf as part of the Computer Animation Festival’s Electronic Theater. ... Continue Reading →

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 →