Online Critics Call Wall’E Year’s Best Picture

The internet-based critics group known as the Online Film Critics Society has named Wall’E best picture of the year. The group also gave the Pixar/Disney CG-animated film honors ... Continue Reading →

Toons Open Sundance; Doc Pair Eyes SpongeBob SquarePants

Animation is making waves at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. First, the Australian claymation feature Mary & Max from writer/director Adam Elliot (Harvie Krumpet) opened ... Continue Reading →

WALL’E, Bashir, Persepolis Up for BAFTAs

Director Andrew Stanton’s WALL’E, Ari Folman’s Waltz with Bashir and Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Parannaud’s Persepolis are the nominees for this year’s ... Continue Reading →

Bashir Makes Oscar Cut

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that nine films will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 81st Academy Awards. ... Continue Reading →

WGA Nominates Vid Game Writers

The Writers Guild of America, West and the Writers Guild of America, East have announced nominations for the WGA’s Videogame Writing Award. Recognizing writers as a primary creative ... Continue Reading →

Animation Army, Women in Games Throw Mixer in Hollywood

Richard Taylor, cinematic director at Electronic Arts Los Angeles will be the featured speaker at a networking event being hosted by Animation Army and Women in Animation Int’l ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Animator Has Gallery Show

DreamWorks animator Devin Crane will debut his latest collection of art at the Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City, Calif. on Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. Titled ‘Love and Tears,’ ... Continue Reading →

Nature Between Us Premieres at Sundance

Director William Campbell’s short film The Nature Between Us, which blends animation and live action, is set to premiere at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. It will screen with ... Continue Reading →

Nick Celebrates 10 Years of SpongeBob

Nickelodeon is set to kick off a year-long celebration in honor of the 10th anniversary of SpongeBob SquarePants. The festivities will include production of a SpongeBob documentary, ... Continue Reading →

Sedelmaier Behind NY Animation Exhibit

J. J. Sedelmaier Prods. and the Westchester Arts Council, along with animation shop Blue Sky Studios, have teamed up to present ‘It All Started Here,’ a historical and creative ... Continue Reading →