Rock’n Comic-Con Rolls into Pasadena This Weekend

A cool mix of animation, comics and music comes together this Memorial Day weekend as Pasadena hosts the first Rock’n Comic Con from Friday through Sunday. The event, held at ... Continue Reading →

Monstroville Fundraiser/Contest Launches

If you’ve been wondering about new ways of funding your indie animated project, you may want to take a page from O’Neal Pignani’s book. The creative animation producer ... Continue Reading →

Wisconsin Festival to Honor Betty Boop, Animator Natwick

The city of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., has announced plans for a Betty Boop Festival Wisconsin festival Aug. 5-8 in honor of hometown hero, the late animator Myron ‘Grim’ Natwick. Natwick ... Continue Reading →

Judges Set for Animag’s 9th Annual Pitch Party

The judges for Animation Magazine’s ninth annual Pitch Party are set! The annual event, which opens up a section of Animation Magazine to anyone who wants to pitch an idea for ... Continue Reading →

Toy Story 3 to Premiere at Taormina

The Taormina Film Festival in Italy has scored the world premiere screening of Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story 3, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The festival will debut the film ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Exec Morris to Deliver SIGGRAPH Keynote

Jim Morris, the general manager and executive VP of production at Pixar Animation Studios, will deliver a keynote address at this year’s SIGGRAPH conference. Morris’ credits ... Continue Reading →

Don Bluth to Speak at AnimationNation Night in Burbank

If you are in Los Angeles this Tuesday (May 25), you won’t want to miss a special evening of conversation with animation legend Don Bluth put together by Charles Zembillas and ... Continue Reading →

Crash! Bang! Wallow? Wins NFB Cannes Contest

The animated short film Crash! Bang! Wallow? has won the National Film Board of Canada’s sixth annual Cannes short film contest. Directed by Jon Dunleavy and Keith Wilson-Singer ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Presents 22 Emerging Technologies

SIGGRAPH will showcase 22 emerging technologies ranging from robotics, input interfaces and interactive techniques at its 2010 conference. The selections were picked by a jury of experts ... Continue Reading →

Oscars Consider Expanding to Five VFX Nominees

The visual effects branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to expand from three to five the number of nominees for the Best Visual Effects Oscar, Variety ... Continue Reading →