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Now, a Few Words from the Oscar Nominees

Since the Oscar nominations were announced early this morning (see http://bit.ly/10iwMPV), we have been collecting some euphoric reactions from the lucky nominees in via email and phone ... Continue Reading →
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The 85th Oscar Nominations Are In!

Family Guy creator and next month’s Academy Award host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone announced the nominees for this year’s Oscars at 5 a.m. this morning. (January 10) ... Continue Reading →
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Academy to Honor VFX Supe Bill Taylor

Visual effects supervisor and director of photography Bill Taylor will be awarded the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Board ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Stars, BGCA Kick Off Marvel Literacy Campaign

On Saturday, January 12, young stars of hit Disney TV series will join local Boys & Girls Club kids—and everyone’s favorite web-slinger, Spider-Man—at the Burbank Public Library ... Continue Reading →
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Spike & Mike Fest Turns 30

Iconic indie toon fest Spike & Mike’s Festival of Animation will be holding a 30th Anniversary Celebration this year which will feature the most popular and award-winning short ... Continue Reading →
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Three Animated Pics Get BAFTA Noms

Three animated features received BAFTA nominations today. The three titles up for the Best Animated Feature of 2012 are: • Disney/Pixar’s Brave (directed by Mark Andrews, Brenda ... Continue Reading →
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Alphanim Brings 4 Toon Titles to NATPE

Leading European children’s entertainment production/distribution house Alphanim hopes to tempt U.S. and Latin American buyers at the 2013 NATPE market (taking place Jan. 28-30 in ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer Released for Pixar’s ‘Blue Umbrella’

Disney has released a brief trailer for Pixar’s new short The Blue Umbrella, which will play in theaters with Monsters University beginning June 21, 2013. Directed by Saschka Unseld ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom & Toon Goggles Launch Boom Goggles App

Children’s programming portal Toon Goggles and Emmy-winning software producer Toon Boom Animation have launched Boom Goggles, a new creative app that allows children to create and ... Continue Reading →
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VES Award Nominees Are Announced

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the nominees for its 11th Annual VES Awards, which recognize outstanding visual effects artistry in 24 categories of film, animation, ... Continue Reading →