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Ouch, dude. Jennifer Garner, the Alias hotty-of-hotties, has been confirmed as the presenter of this year’s Academy Award scientific and technical awards. The non-broadcast event takes place on Valentine’s Day at the Ritz Carlton Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, Calif. two weeks before the February 29 Oscar main-event on ABC. In [...]
Las Vegas based Comic-Con, in association with cartoonmogul.com, is gearing up to host the inaugural The Big Cartoon Exhibition 2004 in late October. The non-competitive fest is designed to showcase cutting-edge animation from around the world. Exhibit organizers are seeking animated film submissions (of any length) in all genre categories–traditional [...]
Emerging from their winter hibernation, comic book fans from around the world will be homing in on Los Angeles County’s south beach city of Long Beach in late March for a three-day confab. Wizard World Los Angeles, produced by Wizard Conventions Inc., bills itself as a pop culture extravaganza that [...]
Among the developments at the Las Vegas-HQ’d NATPE yesterday, Calif.-based Cybergraphix Animation announced a trio of new kids series that it plans to co-produce with its animation partners in India. As busy as the vibrant sub-continent animation biz has become, producing half-hour strips in India is still vastly cheaper than [...]
Get your latte mugs, black outfits and designer shades ready for the hipster-friendly Sundance Film Festival, as Robert Redford’s Park City, Utah indie event kicks off today with the premiere of Riding Giants, a documentary about the origins and history of surf culture by Stacy Peralta (Dogtown and Z-Boys). Toon [...]
The man the Walt Disney Co. definitely doesn’t want to let get away is reportedly kicking off what could be a very rewarding award season with a kudo from the Art Director’s Guild. Pixar Animation’s two-time Oscar-winning director and animator John Lasseter has been tapped to receive the ADG’s honorary [...]
In what master of ceremonies Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) joked was the "first of 350 award shows to be held in the next six weeks," The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King was named best pic of 2003 by the Broadcast Film Critics Association over the [...]
This Sunday, Jan. 11, Rooftop Films will revisit some of the most popular films of its 2003 Summer Series at the Makor Artists Center in Manhattan. The special screenings are part of the annual Uptown/Downtown Makor Marathon festival of performances, poetry, spoken word, music, comics, film, video and art. Rooftop [...]
The critics continue to chime in with their pics as the awards season ramps up. The National Society of Film Critics hung the Best Picture medal on HBO Films/Fine Line Features’ American Splendor, which chronicles the life and career of famed underground cartoonist Harvey Pekar. The biopic, which features short [...]
The Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) has named its picks for the year’s best movies, placing New Line’s The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King at the top of the live-action heap and casting a vote for Disney/Pixar’s Finding Nemo in the Best Animated Feature [...]