Art of Animation Resort Set for Disney World

Disney has announced plans to build a new resort based on the theme of the studio’s classic animation at Walt Disney World. The project, called Disney’s Art of Animation ... Continue Reading →

Animag’s Annual Pitch Party Returns!

Got a great idea for an animated project that you need to get in front of the movers and shakers of the business? Then you need to join in Animation Magazine‘s annual Pitch Party! What ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Picks 103 Technical Papers for Presentation

SIGGRAPH has selected just over a hundred papers focusing on technology and advanced techniques for presentation at this year’s conference. A panel of 49 jurors chose 103 papers ... Continue Reading →

WIA-Bay Area Sets Picnic, Disney Museum Visit for May 15

Women in Animation ‘ Bay Area is planning its spring gathering for May 15. The group will gather for a picnic lunch followed by a group visit to the Disney Family Museum. The ... Continue Reading →

Independent TV Fest Seeks Pilots, Web Series

The Independent TV Festival is looking for animated entries for its fifth annual outing. The festival, which last year gave its top animation honor to the Australian series Wentworth ... Continue Reading →

Eight Animated Films Vie for Student Academy Awards

Eight animated films are among the 31 finalists for the 2010 Student Academy Awards. The winners will be determined by a vote of Academy members who view the films at special screenings. ... Continue Reading →

Despicable Me to Close Los Angeles Film Festival

The Los Angeles Film Festival, which this year is moving to the downtown region, will go out on an animated note. The festival has announced the Universal animated film Despicable Me ... Continue Reading →

NFB Unveils Cannes Short Film Contest Finalists

Voting is opened for the sixth National Film Board of Canada’s Online Short Film Contest ‘ Cannes 2010, with ten films vying for a spotlight at the famed film festival’s ... Continue Reading →

UCLA Festival Honors Alumnus Animator Cartwright

Animator Randy Cartwright, whose credits include such Disney movies as Pete’s Dragon, Beauty and the Beast and The Princess and the Frog, will receive the Outstanding Contribution ... Continue Reading →

Metropia, Mr. Fox and One Piece to Screen at Annecy

The event organizers of the Annecy International Festival of Animation have unveiled the feature film line-up for this year’s 50th Anniversary edition (June 7-12). The six animated ... Continue Reading →