Aardman’s Shaun Wins Int’l Emmy

Aardman Animation’s popular stop-motion series Shaun the Sheep was awarded the International Emmy award in the category Children & Young People. Presented by the International ... Continue Reading →

SpongeBob Musical Hits U.K. Stage

SpongeBob SquarePants is the latest cartoon charater to get a live theatrical show. SpongeBob SquarePants: The Sponge Who Could Fly ‘ A New Musical! will premiere at London’s ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s Zoradi to Keynote 3D Summit

As Walt Disney Feature Animation’s 3-D comedy-adventure Bolt gets set to have a lucrative holiday weekend, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Group president Mark Zoradi has ... Continue Reading →

Animax Canuck Script Contest Closing

All Canadian citizens living in Canada or elsewhere have until Nov. 31 to submit their entries for Animax’s Canucks Cartoon Script Contest. Animax, a Los Angeles-based animation ... Continue Reading →

Mary and Max to open Sundance

The animated film Mary and Max has been selected to open the 25th Sundance Film Festival. The stop-motion pic is the first feature from Adam Elliot, the Australian filmmaker behind ... Continue Reading →

Disney Animators Discuss 2D/3D Convergence

Animation Mentor is hosting a panel discussion and networking opportunity with veteran animators at the Disneyland Hotel a 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21. Titled ‘The Convergence of ... Continue Reading →

TV Academy Examines Diversity In Animation

Those who live in the Los Angeles area can check out a special program being presented tonight (Nov. 12) by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ Diversity Committee. ... Continue Reading →

Tinker Bell Cast in Wax

In celebration of the release of her first animated feature, iconic pixie Tinker Bell was immortalized in wax at the world-famous Madame Tussauds in London on Monday. The smallest figure ... Continue Reading →

14 Toons Eligible for Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has identified 14 animated features eligible for Academy Awards consideration. From this list, three titles will be selected to compete ... Continue Reading →

Niko is Top Pic at Cinekid

Magma Films’ animated feature film Niko & the Way to the Stars received both the juried Lion award and the Audience Award at children’s film fest Cinekid in Amsterdam ... Continue Reading →