The international animation contest known as FJORG! will return for a sophomore session during the 2008 SIGGRAPH conference. The “iron animator” event will have 16 teams ... Continue Reading →

MoMA Screens Animation in Jan.

The Museum of Modern Art in New York City will present a month-long look at selections from its extensive animation collection in January. Organized by Department of Film curator Steven ... Continue Reading →

AniMag Book Launch Party Pics

Animation Magazine has just published our deluxe 20th anniversary retrospective book and celebrated the launch at the Wonderful World Art Gallery in Culver City, Calif. on Monday night. ... Continue Reading →

Muren Takes Tesla Award

The International Press Academy toasted vfx guru Dennis Muren during the 12th annual Satellite Awards recognizing achievements in film, television, home video and multimedia. The awards ... Continue Reading →

Golden Globes Noms Announced

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association today unveiled its list of nominees for the 2008 Golden Globe Awards for films and television productions released in 2007. This is the first ... Continue Reading →

Tunes Qualify for Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 59 songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures are being considered in the Original Song category for the 80th ... Continue Reading →

N.Y. Critics Pick Persepolis

Known to go for the artier animated offerings, the New York Film Critics Circle as selected Marjane Satrapi’s and Vincent Paronnaud’s Persepolis as 2007′s top toon ... Continue Reading →

MTV Networks Employees Walk Out

Employees of Viacom’s MTV Networks staged a walkout on Monday to protest the treatment of temporary workers who have become more like full-time employees but do not receive the ... Continue Reading →

Broadcast Critics Nominate Toons

The Broadcast Film Critics Association today announced nominees for the 13th annual Critic’ Choice Awards for the top achievements in film for 2007. Landing spots in the Animated ... Continue Reading →

L.A. Crix Split on Ratatouille, Persepolis

As the awards season ramps up, critics are making their choices for the best films of 2007, and one decision that appears to be to a tough one is Best Animated Feature. Reviewers in ... Continue Reading →