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Aardman Films, the U.K. studio behind the box office hit Chicken Run and the hugely popular Wallace and Gromit series of shorts, scored a win at the first World of Comedy International Film Festival in Toronto over the weekend. Its Angry Kid: Piss was named Best Animated Short Film. The clay-animated project, [...]
It was standing room only at the Arts Institute of Calif. Los Angeles on Monday night as the school hosted a special double-header presentation for those with an interest in the field of game development. Attendees got an in-depth look at a much talked about asset management tool and a [...]
Animator James Baxter will be on hand to teach a drawing lesson and judge a contest for kids at this Sunday’s screening of Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron at the Mann Bruin Theatre at 948 Broxton in Westwood, Calif. The festivities will begin at 2:00 p.m. Children can bring their [...]
While The Pianist got the Academy’s vote for Best Film, moviegoers showed their support for The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers at this year’s Orange British Academy Film Awards, held last night at the Odeon in Leicester Square. In addition to picking up BAFTA awards in the categories [...]
Not so long ago, in the faraway Principality of Monaco, the early pioneers of the digital age used to gather from around the world to feast their eyes on images made by ultra-powerful computers boasting an unbelievable 16 k of RAM ! And this gathering was called Imagina… Imagina has [...]
The PGA New Media Council will kick off a series of entertaining and educational industry networking events with a panel discussion on DVD production on the evening of Friday, March 7. The panel will include some of the industry’s leading producers in traditional and emerging media. Jeffrey Lerner, PGA board [...]
While many awards ceremonies include categories for visual effects in film and television, professionals in the field of movie magic enjoyed a long overdue night of their own as the Visual Effects Society kicked off its first-ever awards presentation last night in Los Angeles. Following introductions by VES exec. director [...]
Tonight’s installment of the popular, quarterly State of the Industry panel discussions in Hollywood will focus on the future of television animation. Sponsored by The Animation Guild, Local 839, ASIFA-Hollywood, and Women in Animation Inc., the meeting will offer insight from working industry professionals. The panel will consist of Lenora [...]
Stefan Nadelman’s Flash-animated film Terminal Bar was recently awarded the Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking at Sundance 2003. This original and compelling documentary uses still images, text, music and animation to illustrate the lives of the denizens of a notorious Manhattan dive bar that once employed Nadelman’s father and attracted [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the list of nominees for the 75th Academy Awards this morning. Of the five films selected in the Best Animated Feature Film category, three are Disney releases. Lilo & Stitch, Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away and Treasure Planet will be up against [...]