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Animation fans got a peek behind the curtain at DreamWorks’ slate of upcoming animated projects at Comic-Con Int’l 2003 over the weekend. The studio’s booth showcased art from the features Shrek 2 and Sharkslayer, as well as the CG TV series Father of the Pride, being produced by DreamWorks for [...]
Wizard World, a pop-culture expo featuring some of the biggest names and companies in comic books, toys, anime, manga, video games, film and television, is expanding to the west coast with the addition of Wizard World Los Angeles in 2004. The show is a production of Wizard Conventions Inc. The [...]
The 29th Annual Humanitas Prize winners were announced yesterday during a luncheon at the Hilton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. More than 340 members of the motion picture and television industries were on hand as 11 writers, representing a diverse slate of work, were honored for their achievements. The [...]
Attendees of Comic-Con Int’l 2003 in San Diego, Calif. will get a rare opportunity to meet the stars of the animated Batman television series and videos. A special Warner Bros. signing event will feature Star Wars icon Mark Hamill, the quintessential voice of the Joker. Also appearing in person are [...]
To recognize the Studio that brought Betty Boop, Popeye, Superman and other beloved cartoon characters to life, the office of Miami-Dade Mayor Alex Penales has named July 10 Fleischer Studios Day in Miami-Dade County. The proclamation will be presented this evening on the opening night of the 3rd annual Rewind/Fast [...]
The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood will screen two programs of French animated shorts on Wednesday, July 16 beginning at 7:30 p.m. The 35mm prints are being presented in Association with ASIFA-Hollywood, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Animated Film Centre (Cica), in collaboration with Association [...]
For a while, it looked as though the Ottawa International Animation Festival might become a thing of the past. Yesterday brought word that Telefilm Canada is resuming its funding of the event at least one more year. In a June 16th letter from Telefilm Canada’s Director of Communications and Public [...]
At this years ComicCon Int’l, scheduled for July 17-20 in San Diego, Calif., ASIFA Hollywood will present a series of discussions featuring panels graced by school representatives, studio personnel and accomplished animators working on high-profile projects. “Character Animation: How to Make it Believable from Paper to CGI” will kick things [...]
As anime fans and professionals gear up for New York City’s Big Apple Anime Fest on August 29-31, another festival of Japanese animation kicks off this weekend in Anaheim, Calif. The 12th annual Anime Expo will be hosted at the Anaheim Convention Center from July 3-6. Anime Expo is the [...]
Famed artist/animation designer Al Hirschfeld, who created the NBC Peacock logo spot, consulted on Disney’s Fantasia 2000 and inspired the Genie in Aladdin, had a Broadway Theatre named after him over the weekend. This is the first time any type of artist has been so honored on Broadway. Hirschfeld was [...]