8 Animators, 12 VFX Artists Invited to Join Academy

Eight animators and a dozen visual effects artists have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The academy this year has invited 135 artists and executives ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival Honors Three Films

SIGGRAPH has announced the winners of the Best in Show, Jury Award and Best Student Project honors for its 2010 Computer Animation Festival. Winning the Best In Show Award was Loom, ... Continue Reading →

Teletoon’s Most Awesome Summer Tour to Traverse Canada

Canada’s Teletoon channel has announced the dates for its annual Most Awesome Summer Tour, which will land in 10 locations across the country starting July 1. The tour will include ... Continue Reading →

Fox Sets Animated Panels for Comic-Con

It’s only a month until the entertainment world descends on San Diego for Comic-Con International, and Fox has staked out its plans to spotlight animated television hits in its ... Continue Reading →

VES Plans 2nd Production Summit for Oct. 23

The Visual Effects Society has announced plans to host its second annual Entertainment Industry Production Summit on Oct. 23 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Marina del Rey, Calif. The ... Continue Reading →

Max Event to Debut Earthsea Trailer

Fans will get a chance July 1 to see the trailer to Studio Ghibli’s Tales from the Earthsea at the Max anime event set for Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles. Directed by Goro ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Forum Expands its Territory With Hungarian Locale

The organizers of the Cartoon Forum will present the 21st edition of the show Sept. 14 to 17 in Sopron, Hungary ‘ the first new EU country to hose the event since it was founded ... Continue Reading →

Animag Opens Voting for Pitch Party Favorites

To paraphrase a band of biblical proportions, you know what you like ‘ and now it’s time to show it! We have now opened our annual Pitch Party voting to you, our distinguished ... Continue Reading →

Fantastic Mr. Fox, Eleanor’s Secret Top Annecy Honors

Wes Anderson’s stop-motion animated feature Fantastic Mr. Fox won the best feature film award at the 50th Annecy International Animated Film Festival. The 34th annual awards, ... Continue Reading →

Ringling Film Wins Student Oscar for Animation

Departure of Love, by Jennifer Bors of the Ringling College of Art and Design, won the Gold Medal in the animation category at the 2010 Student Academy Awards. The silver medal went ... Continue Reading →
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