Two Toei Toons to Screen at Locarno

Toei Animation Co. Ltd’s hit anime series GeGeGe no Kitaro and Hakaba Kitaro have been selected to screen at this year’s Locarno Int’l Film Festival as part of the ... Continue Reading →

Katzenberg Goes to IBC in 3-D

This year’s IBC exhibition and conference in Amsterdam will feature a live interview with DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg. Promoted as the first-ever transatlantic ... Continue Reading →

Spore Animation Explored at SIGGRAPH

Gamers around the world have been downloading the Creature Creator and building their own animated characters for the upcoming video game Spore, the latest innovation form SimCity creator ... Continue Reading →

VES to Fete Kennedy, Marshall

After honoring such household names as James Cameron, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg in past years, the Visual Effects Society (VES) will bestow its 2009 lifetime achievement award ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk to Host Virtual SIGGRAPH

For those not able to attend this year’s big computer graphics confab, Autodesk is offering Virtual SIGGRAPH on its online community site, the Area, at ... Continue Reading →

Miyazaki’s Ponyo, Oshii’s Crawlers Compete in Venice

Two animated features from Japanese masters have been selected to compete in the 65th annual Venice Film Festival. Hayao Miyazaki’s Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea (Gake no ue no ... Continue Reading →

Katzenberg, Cameron Kick off 3DX

Daily Variety reports that DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg and filmmaker James Cameron will be joined by Twentieth Century Fox filmed entertainment chair Jim Gianopulos ... Continue Reading →

Polar Express 4-D Bound for Dollywood

Kicking off on Nov. 8, Dollywood’s 19th annual Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival will feature The Polar Express 4-D Experience, a theme-park attraction based on the performance-capture ... Continue Reading →

Academy Rediscovers George Pal

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will revisit some of the magical works of a visionary filmmaker when it presents ‘George Pal: Discovering the Fantastic’ ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Selections Announced

The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) has announce the films that have been selected to compete in this year’s event, which takes place Sept. 17 -21 in Ottawa, Ontario. ... Continue Reading →