Critics Vote with Their Feet

Warner Bros.’ Happy Feet is emerging as an awards-season favorite as film critics start to weigh in with their picks for the top films and performances. Director George Miller’s ... Continue Reading →

Happy Feet, South Park Make AFI List

The American Film Institute has released its annual top 10 list, naming just two animated productions among the mix of film and television favorites. Of the 16 animated features released ... Continue Reading →

South Pacific Fireworks:A Report from the Inaugural AnimFXNZ 2006

New Zealand’s animation and visual effects community was abuzz with anticipation for guests arriving from around the globe for the two-day event held in the first week of November. ... Continue Reading →

Hertzfeldt, Weil and Augenblick Shorts to Shine at Sundance

The Sundance Film Festival announced several new animated titles set to screen Jan. 18-28 at Park City, Utah. Alex Weil’s SIGGRAPH 2006 hit One Rat Short, Aaron Augenblick’s ... Continue Reading →

Portland’s PLATFORM Fest Sets Dates

Portland, Oregon, just became more animated. It was announced yesterday that the PLATFORM International Animation Festival is ready to launch June 25-30, 2007 in Portland. Festival ... Continue Reading →

Sonoma Fest Fetes Lasseter

Two-time Oscar winning director/producer John Lasseter will be honored for his work with Pixar at the 10 Annual Sonoma Valley Film Festival. Presented by the Sonoma Valley Film Society, ... Continue Reading →

Cars Leads in Annie Noms

Disney/Pixar’s Cars took the inside track this morning when ASIFA-Hollywood announced the nominations for the 2006 Annie Awards, taking place Sunday, Feb. 11, at the Alex Theater ... Continue Reading →

Animation Heads to Park City

A handful of productions will animate Park City, Utah, during the 2007 edition of the Sundance Film Festival, kicking off on Jan. 18. Fully animated movies and live-action films that ... Continue Reading →

BroadcastAsia Boosts Animation focus

Organizers of the BroadcastAsia TV market in Singapore announced that they will increase the presence of computer graphics and animation for the 2007 event, taking place June 19-22. ... Continue Reading →

Animation Show Schedule Set

Cartoon creator Mike Judge (Beavis & Butt-Head, King of the Hill) and Oscar-nominated indie animator Don Hertzfledt (Rejected, Billy’s Balloon) have posted the tour schedule ... Continue Reading →