Tippett to Get VES George Melies Award

Phil Tippett, the Oscar-winning founder of vfx shop Tippett Studio, has been selected by the VES (Visual Effects Society) board of directors as the recipient of the George Melies Award ... Continue Reading →

Academy Considers Scientific Achievements

Academy Considers Scientific Achievements The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that eight scientific and technical ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA Hosts Student Animation Fest

ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animator Educator’s Forum is hosting its first Student Animation Film Festival at Woodbury University in Burbank, Calif. on Oct. 18. Kicking off at 10 ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Tributes Nominees Named

Cartoon Forum, the European Association of Animation Film, has announced this year’s nominees for Cartoon Tributes, an award ceremony to be held on Sept 19 during the 19th annual ... Continue Reading →

Sleeping Beauty Returns to Hollywood

The El Capitan theater in Hollywood is bringing back the Disney animated classic Sleeping Beauty for a special 50th anniversary limited engagement running Aug. 28 through Sept. 18. ... Continue Reading →

Huang’s NVISION Keynote Explores Visual Computing Ecosystem

Jen-Hsun Huang, the charismatic co-founder, president and CEO Of NVIDIA, kicked off the three-day NVISION 08 conference with an entertaining and informative keynote speech at the inaugural ... Continue Reading →

Nick’s Zarghami to Keynote MIP Jr.

Cyma Zarghami, president of Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group, will present the MIPCOM Junior 2008 keynote address on Sunday, Oct. 12. Zarghami will share her vision of how the ... Continue Reading →

Bickford Screening in L.A.

Avant-garde clay animator Bruce Bickford is in Los Angeles this week and will be screening a number of his unreleased films on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at the Silent Movie Theatre on Fairfax ... Continue Reading →

Canemaker’s Chuck Jones Doc Debuts

Those living in Los Angeles can catch a screening of the new documentary Chuck Jones: Memories of Childhood. Produced by Academy Award-winning animator John Canemaker and fellow Oscar ... Continue Reading →

qubo Partners with KaBOOM! for Playgrounds

qubo, the multiplatform children’s programming outlet from Scholastic, ION Media Networks, NBC Universal, Corus Ent. and Classic Media, has teamed with national nonprofit organization ... Continue Reading →