Buzz Lightyear Joins Space Program

Toy Story action figure Buzz Lightyear made his first appearance in zero gravity aboard the International Space Station to officially open the Toy Story Mania! attraction at Disney’s ... Continue Reading →

AFI Names Top Toons

The American Film Institute (AFI) unveiled its list of the ten greatest movies in ten different American film genres during a three-hour special television event that aired Tuesday ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Asia Festival Deadline Approaches

The SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 Computer Animation Festival is open for submissions and is seeking innovative and provocative works from all around the world. The SIGGRAPH Asia event will take ... Continue Reading →

Paley, Plympton Nab Annecy Palmares Prizes

The 32nd edition of the Annecy Int’l Animation Festival proved to be the year of the New York indie animators as Nina Paley’s Flash-animated feature Sita Sings the Blues ... Continue Reading →

Five New Judges Join Animag’s Pitch Party

We now have placed all our high-powered judges for this year’s Pitch Party contest. Karen Toliver (VP of Production at 20th Century Fox Animation), David Wiebe (Director of Content ... Continue Reading →

NVISION ’08 Raises Stakes for Gamers, Artists

NVIDIA has sweetened the pot for this year’s visual-computing summit NVISION (which takes place August 25-27 in San Jose, CA) with participants in the GeForce LAN and NVScene ... Continue Reading →

Transformers Crashes MTV Movie Awards

Transformers, director Michael Bay’s adrenaline-pumping take on the classic toy line and animated television series, was named Best Movie at Sunday night’s MTV Movie Awards. ... Continue Reading →

Madhouse’s Kato to Appear at Anime Expo

Madhouse animator Hiromi Kato will make a rare appearance as an official guest of honor at this year’s Anime Expo, taking place July 3-6 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in ... Continue Reading →

Student Academy Award Winners Picked

Three animators are among the eleven students from eight colleges and universities that have been named winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 35th Annual ... Continue Reading →

Dodgers Launch ‘Hit a Homer’ Promo

Universal Studios Hollywood and professional baseball organization the L.A. Dodgers have teamed up to offer kids a chance to strap into the new Simpsons Ride at the Universal theme ... Continue Reading →