Venice Awards 3D Prize; Katzenberg Blasts Conversions

Stereoscopic 3D remains the most-talked about technology in Hollywood, with Venice awarding special prizes to Avatar and How to Train Your Dragon while DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey ... Continue Reading →

Annie Awards Seeks Nominating Judges

The 2010 Annie Awards has put out a call for judges and is seeking animation professionals interested in serving on nomination committees. The committees select the nominations during ... Continue Reading →

VFX, Animation Artists Join Fireflies West Fundraiser

The third annual Fireflies West fundraising bicycle ride to benefit cancer research is set for Sept. 24-29 with plenty of support from the animation and visual effects industries. The ... Continue Reading →

Three Groups Set for WIA Battle of the Animation Bands

Women in Animation has announced the three finalists for its Battle of the Animation Bands contest and fund-raising party. The event will see the bands Bonsai Tribe, Groove Bazaar and ... Continue Reading →

12 Companies Nominated for 2010 Cartoon Tributes

Twelve companies have been nominated for the three awards to be presented at Cartoon Tributes 2010. The awards allow participants at the 21st annual Cartoon Forum, set for Sept. 14-17 ... Continue Reading →

Annies Awards Solicits Entries; Adds Categories

The 38th annual Annie Awards has put out the call for entries in 26 categories, including two new ones. Organizing group ASIFA-Hollywood added the new categories to recognize the achievements ... Continue Reading →

Pocoyo Wins Honor at Venice Festival

The CG-animated series Pocoyo has been honored with Kineo’s Diamante al Cinema Award at the Venice Film Festival. The award recognizes the Zinkia-produced series as the most successful ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom, Myouterspace Contest Animates William Shatner

Think you have what it takes to animate the legendary actor who gave us Captain James T. Kirk, T.J. Hooker and Denny Crane? Then get cracking on your entry for the Myouterspace Contest, ... Continue Reading →

VES Gives Founders Award to Jim Morris

The Visual Effects Society has announced it will present the 2010 VES Founders Award to Pixar executive and former society chairman Jim Morris. Morris, who is the general manager and ... Continue Reading →

Live Events Promote PBS’ New Cat in the Hat Series

PBS Kids is set to promote the Monday premiere of its new animated series The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That with a series of family-friendly events held across the nation over ... Continue Reading →