San Fran Museum Readies Tezuka Exhibit

The San Francisco Asian Art Museum will present a major exhibition on the works of respected manga and anime artist Osamu Tezuka this June. Best known in the U.S. as the creator of ... Continue Reading →

Pirates Sweeps VES Awards

As expected, Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest plundered a lot of gold at the Visual Effects Society’s 5th annual VES Awards. Held Sunday night at ... Continue Reading →

Cars Spins to Annies’ Victory Lane

In what may be the bellwether for what may happen on Oscar night, Disney/Pixar’s Cars took the top honor for Best Animated Feature at the 34th Annual Annie Awards Sunday night ... Continue Reading →

Happy Feet Wins BAFTA

While Disney/Pixar’s Cars was cleaning up at the Annies in Los Angeles, Warner Bros.’ and Village Roadshow’s Happy Feet was making out famously across the pond at ... Continue Reading →

Animex Gives Student Kudos

The German student short My Date From Hell and the French entry L’Oeil Du Cyclone were named the top 3D and 2D entries respectively as the 2007 Animex International Festival of ... Continue Reading →

Stuttgart Adds Animation Production Day

Organizers of the 14th annual Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film and the 12th fmx International Conference on Animation, Effects, Realtime and Content have com up with ... Continue Reading →

Gorillaz Swing at Imagina Awards

The animated video for the Gorillaz song ‘El Manana’ took the Grand Prix at the 2007 Imagina Awards in Monaco. Held yesterday at the Grimaldi Forum, the ceremony recognized ... Continue Reading →

Hertzfeld Has Top Short at Sundance

Animation was well represented at the 2007 edition of the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. This year’s award winners were announced over the weekend and Don Hertzfeldt’s ... Continue Reading →

Academy Screens Oscar Shorts

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen all ten Oscar-nominated short films in the animated and live-action categories on Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel ... Continue Reading →

TV Festival Pays Tribute to Simpsons, Lucas

Die-hard fans who’ve been hungry for tightly guarded details about this summer’s The Simpsons Movie would be wise to pick up tickets for the March 15 tribute to the series ... Continue Reading →