Disney Exec to Keynote SIGGRAPH

The 33rd annual SIGGRAPH computer graphics conference and expo will feature a keynote address by Joe Rohde, executive designer and VP with Walt Disney Imagineering. Titled ‘From ... Continue Reading →

Animation Art on Block in L.A.

Original animation art from such classic series as Woody Woodpecker and Auggie Doggie will be among the entertainment memorabillia items up for bid on June 25 and 26 at Bonhams & ... Continue Reading →

Contest Seeks Comic-Book Talent

Platinum Studios, controller of one of the world’s largest independent libraries of comic-book characters, has teamed with San Diego television station NBC 7/39 to discover new ... Continue Reading →

World Premieres Set for Anaheim Anime Fest

Now in its 15th year, the Anaheim Anime Fest will kick off at the Anaheim Convention Center on July 1, offering four days of programs for fans of Japanese animation and Manga. This ... Continue Reading →

BroadcastAsia Adds Animation, VFX Focus

Attendees of this year’s edition of BroadcastAsia in Singapore can take part in the first Animation and Visual Effects Seminar at the Singapore Expo. The event will showcase many ... Continue Reading →

Possum Golden at Student Academy Awards

Filmmaker Chris Choy from California Institute of the Arts took gold at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 33rd annual Student Academy Awards competition on Saturday ... Continue Reading →

French Renaissance Wins at Annecy

After six days of packed screenings of 279 animated projects from around the world, the top Cristal awards were handed out a well-attended ceremony this past Saturday at Annecy. Renaissance, ... Continue Reading →

Possum Golden at Student Academy Awards

Filmmaker Chris Choy from California Institute of the Arts took gold at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 33rd annual Student Academy Awards competition on Saturday ... Continue Reading →

aniBOOM Launches Toon Competition

Interactive animation company aniBOOM today announced the first annual aniBOOM Awards, an online short film competition that will see animation professionals and independent filmmakers ... Continue Reading →

Star Wars Con to Toast 30 Years

Rabid fans of George Lucas’ space opera can start making travel plans for next year’s Star Wars Celebration IV, a massive party being thrown in Los Angeles by Lucasfilm ... Continue Reading →