Sundance Announces Toon Shorts

Sundance Institute announced today the program of short films selected to screen at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. Among the 83 shorts representing 17 countries are 16 toon selections, ... Continue Reading →

Slamdance Animation Unveiled

Not to be outdone by its estranged big brother, the Slamdance Film Festival has announced selections for its third annual juried animation competition. Among the competitors are a number ... Continue Reading →

France, Singapore Reach Understanding

The Media Development Authority (MDA) of Singapore and Canal France International (CFI), today announced the signing of a ‘memorandum of understanding’ designed to foster ... Continue Reading →

Cartoons on the Bay Calls for Entries

New animated series, pilots, TV specials, short films and a social or educational productions are being sought for the 2008 edition of Cartoons on the Bay, an international exhibition ... Continue Reading →

ATF Opens Big in 8th Year

The annual Asia Television Forum (ATF) kicked off today with the best results in its 8-year history as more than 140 new companies and approximately 4,700 participants from nearly 50 ... Continue Reading →

Sleeping Betty Wakes Up Berlin

Director Claude Cloutier’s Sleeping Betty was named Best Animation at the 23rd Int’l Berlin Short Film Festival. Held Nov. 6-11 at the Interfilm Cinemas, the event saw a ... Continue Reading →

ChubbChubbs Takes Big Apple

Sony Pictures Animation’s new CG short film The ChubbChubbs Save X-mas won Best Animation at the Big Apple Film Festival in New York City over the weekend. The film and its 2002 ... Continue Reading →

Magic Gathering for NY Anime Fest

The New York Anime Festival (NYAF) and game company Wizards of the Coast today announced that the World Championships of Magic: The Gathering will be held during the New York Anime ... Continue Reading →

Adobe Seeks to Award Students

Adobe Systems Inc. has issued a call for entries for the eighth annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA). The awards honor talented and promising student graphic designers, photographers, ... Continue Reading →

5 Centimeters Lands Asia Pacific Award

The Japanese film 5 Centimeters Per Second (Byosoku 5 Centimeters) from writer/director Makoto Shinkai won Best Animated Feature Film at the inaugural Asia Pacific Screen Awards, the ... Continue Reading →