CG Snails and Rat Slither to SIGGRAPH

Animated shorts about a New York city rat and two lovelorn mechanical snails have received the top honors for SIGGRAPH 2006. The Computer Animation Festival’s content as well ... Continue Reading →

Roy Disney Feted at Cartoons on the Bay

It’s been a mixed few years for Roy Disney, nephew of the legendary Walt Disney. He was unceremoniously kicked off the Disney board, later to see his nemesis Michael Eisner publicly ... Continue Reading →

Nick’s 2006 Kid’s Choice No April Fool

In an era of just way, way, way too many award shows, Nickelodeon’s Kid’s Choice show continues to amaze in scope and the sheer number of A-listers that show up, willing ... Continue Reading →

Academy to Welcome Bros. Quay

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will host the first U.S. speaking engagement for renowned animators the Brothers Quay on Friday, April 21, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater ... Continue Reading →

RESFEST Sounds its Call

The innovative RESFEST film festival has issued a call for shorts, animation, design films and music videos for its 10th annual global tour. Selected works will be shown at 40 top venues ... Continue Reading →

Game On at GDC ’06

The expo floor opened today at the 2006 Game Developers Conference (GDC) in san Jose, Calif., greeting more than 12,000 video game professionals and enthusiasts from around the world. ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Fest Calls for Entries

Independent, commercial and student animators around the world are encouraged to submit recent works for the 30th annual the Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival. The 2006 event will ... Continue Reading →

Over the Hedge Bows at Sprockets

The ninth annual Sprockets Toronto International Film Festival for Children has announced a slate of films, including some high-profile animated titles. In its Special Presentation ... Continue Reading →

ShoWest Sneaks M:I-3, Fetes Big CGI

ShoWest, the big annual Vegas blowfest for the folk that charge you ten bucks to see a movie and then hit you with big-screen ads, wowed exhibitors from Boston to the Boondocks yesterday ... Continue Reading →

Fantasy Followers Drawn to L.A.’s Wizard World

Once the province of young children, the comic book world continues its phenomenal growth in the adult demographic. Case in point: This St. Patrick’s Day in Los Angeles, Wizard ... Continue Reading →