Best of Platform Fest Coming to L.A.

Highlights of the inaugural Platform Festival of Animation in Oregon will be presented during a special screening in the Walt Disney Concert Hall’s Roy & Edna Disney/CalArts ... Continue Reading →

Aardman’s Pearce Sisters Wins at Cartoon Forum

The Pearce Sisters, a 2D dark comedy short from director Luis Cook and Aardman Animations, claimed the Cartoon d’Or over the weekend during the closing ceremonies for the 18th ... Continue Reading →

L.A. Animation Fest Last Call for Entries

Los Angeles Animation Festival is accepting student entries for two competitons with deadlines on Oct. 1 and Oct. 10. A $1000 cash prize and several thousand dollars worth of software ... Continue Reading →

Persepolis, Kafka, Betty Win in Ottawa

It was no surprise when Vincent Paronnaud’s and Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis was named best feature at the 2007 Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival on Sunday. The beautifully ... Continue Reading →

Persepolis, Golden Age Nab Grand Prizes at Ottawa

Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Parronaud’s black-and-white animated feature Persepolis, Koji Yamamura’s short Franz Kafka’s A Country Doctor and Aaron Augenblick’s ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA-Hollyood Now Accepting Annie Noms

There are still three more months left in 2007, but the hard-working folks at ASIFA-Hollywood have already begun accepting nominations online for the 35th Annual Annie Awards. If you’d ... Continue Reading →

Academy Spotlights Canadian Women Animators

Oscar nominees Janet Perlman, Caroline Leaf, Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis and Oscar winner Torill Kove will share the spotlight at a special evening decidated to ‘Canadian Women ... Continue Reading →

Academy Exhibits Wong’s Classic Bambi Art

Fans of Tyus Wong, the renowned artist behind the amazing illustrations for Disney’s 1942 classic feature, Bambi, will get a chance to see his classic art on display at the new ... Continue Reading →

Adult Swim Goes on Tour

Cartoon Network’s late-night Adult Swim block today announced its first two nationwide concert tours. Inspired in part by the block’s offering of animated hits, the live ... Continue Reading →

Renegade Throws Sausage Party at Illinois Fest

Renegade Animation’s new toon short, Sausage Party, will make its world premiere at the Illinois Int’l Film Festival on Saturday, Sept. 15. Written and directed by Darin ... Continue Reading →