Kong, Galactica Honored by AFI

Peter Jackson’s remake of King Kong has been named one of the movies of the year by the American Film Institute (AFI). On Friday, the organization also gave props to the vfx-laden ... Continue Reading →

Shatner, Bird, Park to Present at Annies

Stepping out from the audio booth to host the 33rd Annual Annie Awards, voice actor Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants) will be joined by some high-caliber Hollywood talent. ASIFA’Hollywood ... Continue Reading →

Canemaker Salutes McCay at LACMA

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) will host animation historian/animator John Canemaker as he signs copies of his Windsor McCay biography and presents a screening of films ... Continue Reading →

VES Nominations Announced

The Visual Effects Society (VES) today announced the nominees for the 4th Annual VES Awards. Recognizing outstanding visual effects in film, television, commercials, music videos and ... Continue Reading →

PGA Nominates Toons

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has announced the nominees for its 2006 awards ceremony, which will be held on Sunday, Jan. 22, at the Universal Hilton in Los Angeles. Recognizing ... Continue Reading →

Three Miyazaki Shorts Premiere at Ghibli Museum

Hayao Miyazaki fans will have three more reasons to visit the famous Studio Ghibli Museum in Japan next year. Fan website www.nausicaa.net reports that from January 3 until March 13, ... Continue Reading →

Jim Henson Co. Honors Rowling, Gorillaz

The Jim Henson Co., a producer of animation, visual effects, puppetry and live-action productions for film and television, has announces the recipients of the first annual Jim Henson ... Continue Reading →

Kong to Paw Special BFCA Award

It seems the complexities of creating an animated performance are finally being recognized with a special award to be presented by The Broadcast Film Critics Association during the ... Continue Reading →

ION Fest Buggy for Mantis Parable

The second annual ION Int’l Animation, Games & Short Film Festival concluded over the weekend at the UCLA Campus in Westwood with the awarding of best-of-the-fest kudos. ... Continue Reading →

Hong Kong Int’l FILMART Set for March

The Hong Kong Int’l Film & TV Market (FILMART) returns to Hall 5 of the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre March 20-23, 2006. Organized by the Hong Kong Trade ... Continue Reading →