VES Awards Open for Submissions

Submissions are now open in 24 categories for the 8th annual Visual Effects Society Awards. Deadline for submissions is Nov. 30, and the awards this year will be open for the first ... Continue Reading →

Imagineer Rohde To Speak at SIGGRAPH Asia

Joe Rohde of Walt Disney Imagineering has been added as a special speaker at SIGGRAPH Asia 2009, set for Dec. 16-19. Rohde, executive designer and senior VP of Walt Disney Imagineering ... Continue Reading →

Lasseter Gets PGA Award

The Producers Guild of America has awarded John Lasseter, the chief creative officer for Pixar and Disney Animation, the David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Motion Pictures. Lasseter ... Continue Reading →

LaMB Takes Golden Bell For Best Animation

Animax’s original animation project LaMB has won the Golden Bell Award ‘ Taiwan’s equivalent of an Emmy Award ‘ for Best Animation Program. The judging panel ... Continue Reading →

Mary and Max Wins Top Movie Prize at Ottawa

Adam Elliot’s emotionally charged stop-motion movie Mary and Max won the Ottawa International Animation Festival’s Grand Prize for Best Animated Feature this weekend. Elliot’s ... Continue Reading →

Bay Area WIA to Discuss ‘Self-Branding’

The Bay Area chapter of Women in Animation will meet to discuss ‘self branding’ Thursday at the Art Institute of California-San Francisco. The meeting begins with a networking ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Asia Names Computer Animation Fest Winners

Lindsey Olivares’ short Anchored won best of show and Digic Pictures’ Assassin’s Creed 2 won the best technical award at the SIGGRAPH Asia 2009 Computer Animation ... Continue Reading →

Animation Work Key Part of MoMA’s Burton Exhibition

Tim Burton’s animation work will be a major element of the upcoming Film Benefit gala benefit and exhibition honoring the filmmaker at New York’s famed Museum of Modern ... Continue Reading →

CASPER Formed to Scare Up Euro Toons

A trio of European organizations have funded a new initiative called CASPER aimed at spurring the creation of new pilots for animated series. CASPER, which stands for Creative Animated ... Continue Reading →

USC Legal Conference to Examine Animation Opportunities

Where to find the newest opportunities in animation will be the focus of a presentation at the USC Gould School of Law and Beverly Hills Bar Association’s 2009 Institute on Entertainment ... Continue Reading →