Cartoons on the Bay Calls for Entries

New animated series, pilots, TV specials, short films and a social or educational productions are being sought for the 2008 edition of Cartoons on the Bay, an international exhibition ... Continue Reading →

ATF Opens Big in 8th Year

The annual Asia Television Forum (ATF) kicked off today with the best results in its 8-year history as more than 140 new companies and approximately 4,700 participants from nearly 50 ... Continue Reading →

Sleeping Betty Wakes Up Berlin

Director Claude Cloutier’s Sleeping Betty was named Best Animation at the 23rd Int’l Berlin Short Film Festival. Held Nov. 6-11 at the Interfilm Cinemas, the event saw a ... Continue Reading →

ChubbChubbs Takes Big Apple

Sony Pictures Animation’s new CG short film The ChubbChubbs Save X-mas won Best Animation at the Big Apple Film Festival in New York City over the weekend. The film and its 2002 ... Continue Reading →

Magic Gathering for NY Anime Fest

The New York Anime Festival (NYAF) and game company Wizards of the Coast today announced that the World Championships of Magic: The Gathering will be held during the New York Anime ... Continue Reading →

Adobe Seeks to Award Students

Adobe Systems Inc. has issued a call for entries for the eighth annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA). The awards honor talented and promising student graphic designers, photographers, ... Continue Reading →

5 Centimeters Lands Asia Pacific Award

The Japanese film 5 Centimeters Per Second (Byosoku 5 Centimeters) from writer/director Makoto Shinkai won Best Animated Feature Film at the inaugural Asia Pacific Screen Awards, the ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA-Hollywood Exhibits Grim Natwick

The ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive is presenting an exhibit of material from the collection of legendary animator Grim Natwick starting today, Nov. 9. Natwick’s illustrious ... Continue Reading →

12 Pics Have Oscar Hopes

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that twelve features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 80th Academy Awards. ... Continue Reading →

VES to Honor Spielberg

From working with a temperamental mechanical shark in Jaws to overseeing giant CG robot mayhem in Transformers, filmmaker Steven Spielberg has come a long way as purveyor of movie magic. ... Continue Reading →