Critics Admire Mr. Fox; AFI Likes Up, Coraline

The two most-watched critics groups found common ground when it came to animated features in their annual year-end lists. The New York Film Critics gave their best animated feature ... Continue Reading →

Up On List of Broadcast Critics’s Best Picture Contenders

Another awards-giving group has lifted Up into the rarefied air of this year’s top releases, with the Broadcast Film Critics Association nominating the Disney-Pixar animated feature ... Continue Reading →

Kre8tif! Confab Attracts Digiterati to Kuala Lumpur

The inaugural edition of MSC Malaysia’s Kre8tif! Digital Content Conference held last week in Kuala Lumpur (Dec. 7-9) attracted over 600 attendees and top animation and vfx heavyweights ... Continue Reading →

Three NFB Shorts Head to Sundance

Three short animated films from the National Film Board of Canada have landed on the docket of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, set for Jan. 21-31 in Park City, Utah. The three films ... Continue Reading →

Academy to Screen UPA Shorts in New York

Eight classic animated short films produced by the famous UPA studios will screen Dec. 14 in New York as part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Monday Night ... Continue Reading →

Fifteen Animated Films Qualify for Golden Globes

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced that fifteen movies have qualified for the Best Animated Feature category in the 67th annual Golden Globes Awards. That means five ... Continue Reading →

NBR Honors Up, Mr. Fox Director Anderson

The National Board of Review has named Disney-Pixar’s Up the best animated film of the year and gave a special awards to director Wes Anderson for Fantastic Mr. Fox. The organization ... Continue Reading →

Animation Magazine’s Oscar Watch

Fans are hoping that Pixar’s animated octogenarian is nominated alongside live-action heavyweights. Last month, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released a list of ... Continue Reading →

Coraline, Nick Jr. U.K. Top Children’s BAFTAs

Henry Selick’s Coraline won the top honor for a feature film at the Children’s BAFTA Awards, while Nick Jr. U.K. won channel of the year and Lost and Found the animation ... Continue Reading →

Gabriella Ferri Wins i Castelli Animati

The feature film Life Without Gabriella Ferri won the grand prize at the 14th edition of the i Castelli Animati festival, which concluded Nov. 29 in Rome. The full list of the festival’s ... Continue Reading →