Kavaleer Short Wins Grand Prix at Ireland’s Digital Media Awards

Ireland’s Digital Media Awards has given two awards, including its Grand Prix honor, to Kavaleer Productions’ short film Hasan Everywhere. The awards are presented in 21 ... Continue Reading →

Showest Showers Pixar With Big Ten Award

Pixar will be honored with Showest’s Big Ten Award at next month’s exhibitor convention in Vegas next month. The award honors the studio for its unmatched successful record ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Movie Announces Special Tribute Nominees

The directors of European features A Town Called Panic, Eleanor’s Secret and Metropia are among the nominees of this year’s Cartoon Movie Special Tributes. The winners will ... Continue Reading →

Academy to Host Animated Feature Symposium

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will again host a look at this year’s animated feature Oscar nominees at a special event set for March 4. The Animated Feature ... Continue Reading →

First Superman Comic Sells for $1 Million

A copy of Action Comics #1, published in 1938 and featuring the first appearance of Superman, has sold for the record price of $1 million. The copy of the historic comic is graded 8.0 ... Continue Reading →

Up, Kells, Simpsons Rack Up Awards

It was a big weekend for awards, especially on the other side of the pond, where the Oscar-nominated films Up and Secret of Kells and TV perennial The Simpsons racked up animation honors. At ... Continue Reading →

Nick Taps Kevin James as Kids’ Choice Host

Actor Kevin James will be the host of Nickelodeon’s 23rd annual Kids’ Choice Awards, set for March 27. Best known for his starring turn on the TV comedy series The King ... Continue Reading →

Sesame Street Teams With Aniboom for Annual Awards

Aniboom is going to tell animators how to get their work to Sesame Street. The maker of virtual animation studio software has teamed up with Sesame Workshop, the organization behind ... Continue Reading →

Up, Avatar Chalk Up Editing, Art Direction Wins

Up and Avatar continue to expand their collection of honors and awards trophies as Hollywood rolls on toward next month’s Academy Awards. This weekend saw Up take the American ... Continue Reading →

Annecy Celebrate 50th Edition with YouTube Contest

The Annecy Festival is celebrating its landmark 50th edition with a competition open to original animation content to be held on YouTube. Entering the competition is simple: Create ... Continue Reading →