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 →

Fantasia Hits the Right Notes at the Hollywood Bowl

File the amazing concert performance of Disney’s 1940 classic Fantasia at the Hollywood Bowl this past weekend as another reminder of the glories of 2D animation. Thanks to the ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Animation Institute Opens in L.A.

Headed by Family Guy director Peter Shin, the Cartoon Animation Institute (CAI) is opening its doors in Los Angeles tonight, Aug. 18, with a grand opening event. Scheduled to go from ... Continue Reading →

Driessen Joins aniBOOM Judges

Oscar-nominated Dutch animator Paul Driessen (3 Misses, The Yellow Submarine) has joined the panel of judges for aniBOOM, an online animation contest that will allow the general public ... Continue Reading →

Congratulations SIGGRAPH Winners

We’d like to thank all of you who stopped by Animation Magazine’s booth at SIGGRAPH this month. Thanks to the generous support of our kind friends at Sony Pictures Animation ... Continue Reading →

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 →

John K. Gets Cartoony at L.A. Gallery

Ren and Stimpy creator and classic cartoon lover John Kricfalusi is appearing Thursday, Aug. 10, at 7 p.m. at Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks, Calif. The often controversial, but ... 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 →