Fantastic Mr. Fox To Open London Festival

Wes Anderson’s stop-motion animated feature Fantastic Mr. Fox will open The Times BFI London Film Festival in October. The screening will be the world premiere of the movie, which ... Continue Reading →

Miyazaki Appearance Highlight of Disney Panel

Hayao Miyazaki made his Comic-Con debut Friday, charming the massive crowd that had packed into Hall H for a rare chance to see the acclaimed Japanese animator in person in America. ... Continue Reading →

Comic-Con Day 2: Astro, Walt and Movie Heaven

On the first full day of Comic-Con, it was geek heaven. The day began with a panel on Imagi’s upcoming Astro Boy feature film. The footage, much of which we’d seen a few ... Continue Reading →

Comic-Con Report: An Inspiring Tribute to Walt Stanchfield

Animation fans attending Comic-Con on Thursday afternoon had the heart-breaking task of choosing between a Bill Plympton event (in-person appearance with a screening of his latest short ... Continue Reading →

Day 0: Comic-Con is Hot, Crowded and Crazy

So Preview Night (and day) has come and gone, with all the crazy goodness and cramped crowds that come along with being a part of the iconic comic book and pop culture event known as ... Continue Reading →

Comic-Con Gets Under Way

If you love animation, comics, toys, movies and the coolest TV shows, odds are you’re in San Diego, on your way to San Diego or wishing you were in San Diego. Fear not, however, ... Continue Reading →

Brooklyn’s Animation Block Party Kicks It Up a Notch

While West Coasters are busy with Comic-Con activities this weekend, Brooklynites will be beating the heat with a fantastic program of shorts at the Sixth Annual Animaton Block Party ... Continue Reading →

Basement Gary Wins Playboy Prize

Basement Gary, an original animated film by Sean Donnelly and Alessandro Minoli, has won the 2009 Playboy Animation Contest. The 11-minute short is about an inventor who creates a machine ... Continue Reading →

Wizard Founder Announces Anaheim Comic-Con

Gareb Shamus, CEO of Wizard Entertainment, has announced the first-ever Anaheim Comic-Con will be held April 16-18, 2010, at the Anaheim Convention Center. The Anaheim show is the latest ... Continue Reading →

Book on Classic Magoo Holiday Special Comes to Comic-Con

Animation director Darrell Van Citters will preview at Comic-Con International in San Diego his upcoming book on the making of the classic 1960s animated TV special Mr. Magoo’s ... Continue Reading →