Brooklyn’s 2010 Animation Block Party Offers Line-up of Top-Notch Shorts

Brooklyn’s Toon Fest Strikes the Big Apple Once Again. As the last weekend of July rolls around, New York gets ready to celebrate its outer-boroughs with Animation Block Party, ... Continue Reading →

Comic-Con Love the Toons ‘and The Goon

It’s time to pack up your bags and head to San Diego as the annual Comic-Con International prepares to open its doors for preview night on Wednesday, followed by four full days ... Continue Reading →

Phineas and Ferb Head to Dodgers’ My Town July 22

Disney’s Phineas and Ferb are going out to the ballpark for a special event Thursday night at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. The game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the New ... Continue Reading →

In Toon with Tweens Names Eight Finalists

Eight entries in the ‘In Toon with Tweens’ animation contest have been named as finalists. The contest, put on by Toronto-based Portfolio Entertainment, selected the finalists ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

ASIFA is turning 50 this year and has kicked off a yearlong party to celebrate it. The organization, established in France in 1960 as the Association Internationale du Films d’Animation, ... Continue Reading →

Five Films to Vie for Cartoon d’Or

Five finalist films have been announced for the Cartoon d’Or, the pan-European award for animated shorts. The finalists for this award were chosen among 29 prizewinning films ... Continue Reading →

Chuck Jones Gallery Spotlights Plympton During Comic-Con

The work of animation legend Bill Plympton will be on display at the Chuck Jones Gallery in San Diego, with the man himself set to appear for a reception July 23, right in the middle ... Continue Reading →

Oscar Expands VFX Race, Clarifies Animation Rules

The visual effects race for Oscar just got more crowded and motion-capture is out of the animation categories. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released updated rules ... Continue Reading →

Animation Branch Governor Rejoins Academy Board

Three first-time governors were elected to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ board of governors and several more re-elected or returning to the board after a hiatus. Among ... Continue Reading →

Nucleus To Exhibit DreamWorks Artists’ Personal Work

More than 45 artists from DreamWorks Animation will get a chance to show off their personal artwork in a new exhibit called Moonshine that is set to open Aug. 14 at Gallery Nucleus ... Continue Reading →