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 →

E3 to Get Smaller

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, better known as E3, is famous for being big, loud and out of control. Every spring, the major players in the video game industry converge in Los Angeles ... Continue Reading →

Imageworks Brings Monster, Season to SIGGRAPH

Sony Pictures Imageworks will be out in force at the 33rd annual international conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques known as SIGGRAPH. The animated features Monster ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Pulls Out Stops for SIGGRAPH

DreamWorks Animation announced that it will have a major presence at this year’s edition of SIGGRAPH, the world’s premiere computer graphics conference. The studio plans ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Announces Selections

The Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival (OIAF) has released a list of films that have been selected to compete in this year’s 30th anniversary event. Among the 106 films in ... Continue Reading →

Academy to Salute McLaren

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has planned a special tribute to the late Norman McLaren, an Academy Award-winning Canadian animator who helped establish the animation ... Continue Reading →

Platinum Names Comic Book Challenge Winner

Platinum Studios and San Diego television station NBC 7/39 joined forces to discover new and unpublished writers and artists with the Comic Book Challenge, which concluded over the ... Continue Reading →

Gumby Turns 50 at Comic-Con

Among the many animation-related programs scheduled for the San Diego Comic-Con Int’l convention this weekend is a 50th anniversary celebration for the classic stop-motion Gumby ... Continue Reading →

Hatchling Hatches Toll at Comic-Con

Attendees of Comic-Con Int’l in San Diego can catch the premiere of The Toll, a new CG-animated short film from Portsmouth, New Hampshire-based production entity Hatchling Studio. ... Continue Reading →

Animators Turn Comic-Con into Actionopolis

A number of accomplished animators and comic-book illustrators will be at the San Diego Comic-Con this week promoting Actionopolis, a new line of illustrated prose chapter books for ... Continue Reading →