Nick Execs Headline MIPCOM Jr. Licensing Seminar

MTV Networks International announced that Leigh Anne Brodsky, president of Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products, and Brown Johnson, executive creative director for Nickelodeon ... Continue Reading →

Seth Macfarlane Visits CAI

The Cartoon Animation Institute (CAI) has tapped Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane and Fox Television Animation supervision director Peter Shin to speak at its inaugural open-forum ... Continue Reading →

Christies, Mr. Schwartz Win Big at Ottawa

Director Phil Mulloy’s The Christies from Spectre Films in the U.K. took the Mercury Filmworks Prize for best animated feature at the Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival over ... Continue Reading →

Overlooked Toons Find Spotlight in L.A.

The American Cinematheque in Los Angeles will present a series of rare animated works starting Friday, Sept. 22 and continuing through Sunday, Sept. 24. Titled ‘Unshown Cinema: ... Continue Reading →

HDFEST World Tour Launches in Asia

HDFEST today announced the launch of its HDFEST 2006 World Tour, which will screen animation and other independently produced high-definition productions across the globe. Now in its ... Continue Reading →

Milch Takes Top Prize in Hiroshima

Igor Kovalyov’s Milch from the U.S. beat out 52 other entries to win the grand Prix and a one-million-yen ($8,620) bounty at the 11th edition of the biannual Hiroshima International ... Continue Reading →

Snakes on an Auction Block

Though most of the title reptiles in New Line Cinema’s hit creature feature Snakes on a Plane were computer generated, a few silicone replicas were used during filming to stand ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s Toonfest a Sell-out

Disney is expecting thousands of fans to show up for its first-ever ToonFest, the official fan fest dedicated to the family-friendly video game, Disney’s Toontown Online. The ... Continue Reading →

Little Mermaid Back on Big Screen in L.A.

As fans everywhere await the Oct. 3 release of the Little Mermaid 2-disc Platinum Edition DVD, those in the Los Angeles area can look forward to catching the Disney animated on the ... Continue Reading →

AI Animation Lecture Gets Legal

The Art Institute of California ‘ Los Angeles will focus on legal issues associated with animation and game development during the Aug. 31 session of its Animation 21 Lecture ... Continue Reading →