Brothers Quay Give Rare Talk at SVA

Stop-motion animators Stephen and Timothy Quay will make a rare appearance April 2 at the School of Visual Arts in New York to discuss their work in film and theater. The Quay Brothers, ... Continue Reading →

CalArts Event to Honor Engel’s Impact

CalArts will explore the legacy of animator Jules Engel in a special event at the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater set for April 18. The highlight of the event is a roundtable discussion ... Continue Reading →

Sound Innovator Thom to Address SIGGRAPH

Oscar-winning sound editor and designer Randy Thom will deliver a keynote address at this year’s SIGGRAPH conference, set for August 3-7 in New Orleans. Thom has worked on more ... Continue Reading →

VIZ Translates Miyazaki Essays

Starting Point: 1979-1996, a collection of acclaimed Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki’s essays, notes, sketches and rare interviews, will be translated into English and published ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Movie Wraps With Tributes, Record Attendance

Cartoon Movie wrapped up the first edition in its new locale in Lyon, France, by awarding tributes to the top performers in European animation, and by reporting record attendance from ... Continue Reading →

Fantasporto Honors Plympton’s Idiots

Bill Plympton’s animated feature film Idiots and Angels won the grant prize in the fantasy competition at the 29th annual Fantasporto Oporto Film Festival. Plympton’s film ... Continue Reading →

TCM Plans Special Chuck Jones Tribute

Turner Class Movies is presenting a wonderful eight-hour tribute to toon legend Chuck Jones on March 24, the day it premieres Peggy Stern’s acclaimed documentary Chuck Jones: ... Continue Reading →

Oscar Loves WALL’E, Maison and Button

Nine months after its intial release in U.S theaters, Andrew Stanton’s critically acclaimed feature WALL’E took home the Oscar for Best Animated Feature at the 81st edition ... Continue Reading →

Coraline’s Selick to Give NAB Keynote

Henry Selick, director of the 3-D stop-motion animated feature Coraline, will be a keynote speaker at the National Association of Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas. Selick will speak ... Continue Reading →

Ponyo Sweeps Tokyo Anime Awards

Anime master Hayao Miyazaki has scored another big awards sweep with his latest feature, Studio Ghibli’s Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea. The movie has been selected as the top ... Continue Reading →