Host Nabs Asian Film Awards

The South Korean creature feature The Host grabbed four out of ten awards given out Monday night at the very first Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong. In addition to taking top honors for ... Continue Reading →

Stop Mo Expo Coming to Burbank

Fans of stop-motion animation will want to take part in ASIFA-Hollywood’s inaugural Stop Mo Expo, a celebration of the art form taking place on April 21 at Woodbury University ... Continue Reading →

Platinum’s Comic Book Challenge Returns

Platinum Studios has announced its second Comic Book Challenge, a contest for aspiring comic book writers and artists worldwide. New and unpublished comic creators are encouraged to ... Continue Reading →

Ratatouille Previews at ShoWest

Tuesday’s opening day ceremony for the ShoWest exhibitor convention in Las Vegas featured a 12-minute preview of Ratatouille, the next CG-animated feature film from Disney and ... Continue Reading →

Ugly Duckling and Me! Helmers Win Cartoon Movie’s Top Prize

Michael Hegner and Karsten Kiilerich were awarded Cartoon Movie’s Directors of the Year prize at the annual event held at Potsdam, Germany today (Friday, March 9). The duo received ... Continue Reading →

ShoWest Fetes Shrek Directors

Chris Miller and Raman Hui, directors of DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming Shrek the Third, have been named Animation Directors of the Year by ShoWest, the annual motion picture ... Continue Reading →

MyToons.com Hosts DRAW

New online animation community MyToons.com will host the internationally acclaimed traveling art exhibit, DRAW, in conjunction with the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Film/Interactive ... Continue Reading →

Canemaker to Judge Platform Fest

Ocscar-winning animator John Canemaker has joined the panel of judges for the Platform International Animation Festival, a new, six-day event kicking off in Portland, Oregon, on June ... Continue Reading →

Cartoons on the Bay Picks Nominees

Organizers have posted the list of 40 programs in competition for the Pulcinella Awards at this year’s Cartoons on the Bay, an international showcase of television animation taking ... Continue Reading →

VIZ Takes Bite out of Big Apple Comic-Con

San Francisco-based manga and anime powerhouse VIZ Media had a high profile at the New York Comic-Con show this past weekend. Offering an interative photo booth that allowed attendees ... Continue Reading →