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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 [...]
If you feel like admiring a rare Homer Simpson cel up close, or thinking about buying a loved one a Springfieldian storyboard, then get yourself to the Beverly Hills-based art gallery, Wonderful World of Animation which continues its popular run of the Simpsons Art Installation through July 8th. Featuring worldwide [...]
The CG short The Lost Little Caterpillar, from Reykjavik, Iceland-based design and new media agency CAOZ, has been nominated for Silver Gryphon Award in the First Screen section at the 33rd Giffoni Film Festival that will take place in Giffoni in Campania, Italy from July 19-26. The films competing in [...]
Our friends at the Ottawa International Animation Festival sent us an urgent plea to help save the annual toon event. According to Chris Robinson and Kelly Neall, Telefilm Canada, which has been the event’s major government supporter for almost 30 years, has suddenly decided to cut the festival’s funding. “We [...]
Congratulations to famed animation historian Jerry Beck for finding the right gal and marrying her Sunday. Beck, author of the new art book, Outlaw Animation: Cutting-Edge Cartoons from the Spike and Mike Festivals and Animation Magazine contributor, married the lovely Marea Boylan in Santa Monica at a private gathering of [...]
Look out Spike and Mike! There’s a new traveling animation road show coming to a city near you and the organizers are none other than Beavis & Butt-Head and King of the Hill creator Mike Judge and Academy Award-nominated animator Don Hertzfeldt (Rejected). Dubbed “The Animation Show,” the collection of [...]
Like his honorary Oscar in 1992, Ray Harryhausen’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was long overdue, but it finally happened yesterday afternoon near the historic El Capitan Theater at the corner of Hollywood and Highland. Among the many adoring fans gathered were some of the top names working [...]
Fans will have a chance to meet Genndy Tartakovsky, Eric Goldberg, Paul Germain and Spike Decker at an upcoming animation event to be held at the new Golden Apple/Rhino store in Westwood on Tuesday, June 24. The special panel and book signing event is in conjunction with the June publication [...]
Spike TV, formerly known as The New TNN, held a launch party last night at Hugh Heffner’s Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles, Calif. Organizers couldn’t have picked a better setting to officially kick off the cable outlet tauted as “the first network for men.” Former Playmate and star of Spike [...]
The spirited closing ceremony of the 2003 Annecy Int’l Animation Festival saw a number of quality projects honored with unique, hand-made crystal sculptures but three productions walked off with top honors on Saturday night as the curtain closed on Europe’s biggest showcase of animated works. And while the week saw [...]