Snakes on an Auction Block

Though most of the title reptiles in New Line Cinema’s hit creature feature Snakes on a Plane were computer generated, a few silicone replicas were used during filming to stand ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s Toonfest a Sell-out

Disney is expecting thousands of fans to show up for its first-ever ToonFest, the official fan fest dedicated to the family-friendly video game, Disney’s Toontown Online. The ... Continue Reading →

Little Mermaid Back on Big Screen in L.A.

As fans everywhere await the Oct. 3 release of the Little Mermaid 2-disc Platinum Edition DVD, those in the Los Angeles area can look forward to catching the Disney animated on the ... Continue Reading →

AI Animation Lecture Gets Legal

The Art Institute of California ‘ Los Angeles will focus on legal issues associated with animation and game development during the Aug. 31 session of its Animation 21 Lecture ... Continue Reading →

Fantasia Hits the Right Notes at the Hollywood Bowl

File the amazing concert performance of Disney’s 1940 classic Fantasia at the Hollywood Bowl this past weekend as another reminder of the glories of 2D animation. Thanks to the ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Animation Institute Opens in L.A.

Headed by Family Guy director Peter Shin, the Cartoon Animation Institute (CAI) is opening its doors in Los Angeles tonight, Aug. 18, with a grand opening event. Scheduled to go from ... Continue Reading →

Driessen Joins aniBOOM Judges

Oscar-nominated Dutch animator Paul Driessen (3 Misses, The Yellow Submarine) has joined the panel of judges for aniBOOM, an online animation contest that will allow the general public ... Continue Reading →

Congratulations SIGGRAPH Winners

We’d like to thank all of you who stopped by Animation Magazine’s booth at SIGGRAPH this month. Thanks to the generous support of our kind friends at Sony Pictures Animation ... Continue Reading →

Rat Named People’s Choice at SIGGRAPH

In addition to winning Best of Show in this year’s Computer Animation Festival at SIGGRAPH, Alex Weil’s One Rat Short has received the People’s Choice Award. Announced ... Continue Reading →

John K. Gets Cartoony at L.A. Gallery

Ren and Stimpy creator and classic cartoon lover John Kricfalusi is appearing Thursday, Aug. 10, at 7 p.m. at Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks, Calif. The often controversial, but ... Continue Reading →