In Toon with Tweens Names Eight Finalists

Eight entries in the ‘In Toon with Tweens’ animation contest have been named as finalists. The contest, put on by Toronto-based Portfolio Entertainment, selected the finalists ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

ASIFA is turning 50 this year and has kicked off a yearlong party to celebrate it. The organization, established in France in 1960 as the Association Internationale du Films d’Animation, ... Continue Reading →

Five Films to Vie for Cartoon d’Or

Five finalist films have been announced for the Cartoon d’Or, the pan-European award for animated shorts. The finalists for this award were chosen among 29 prizewinning films ... Continue Reading →

Chuck Jones Gallery Spotlights Plympton During Comic-Con

The work of animation legend Bill Plympton will be on display at the Chuck Jones Gallery in San Diego, with the man himself set to appear for a reception July 23, right in the middle ... Continue Reading →

Oscar Expands VFX Race, Clarifies Animation Rules

The visual effects race for Oscar just got more crowded and motion-capture is out of the animation categories. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released updated rules ... Continue Reading →

Animation Branch Governor Rejoins Academy Board

Three first-time governors were elected to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ board of governors and several more re-elected or returning to the board after a hiatus. Among ... Continue Reading →

Nucleus To Exhibit DreamWorks Artists’ Personal Work

More than 45 artists from DreamWorks Animation will get a chance to show off their personal artwork in a new exhibit called Moonshine that is set to open Aug. 14 at Gallery Nucleus ... Continue Reading →

WIA Discusses Indies at L.A. Event July 15

Surviving and thriving as an independent in a market dominated by global corporate powerhouses is the topic for the next Women in Animation International event, set for July 15 in Los ... Continue Reading →

Animag Announces Pitch Party Winners!

The votes have been tallied, and the winners of Animation Magazine‘s ninth annual Pitch Party are ready to be announced! So without further ado, the winners are: First Place: ... Continue Reading →

Harryhausen Double Feature July 16 at Academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is joining the party honoring Ray Harryhausen’s 90th birthday. The organization has set a double feature of two of the visual effects ... Continue Reading →