Star Wars Con to Toast 30 Years

Rabid fans of George Lucas’ space opera can start making travel plans for next year’s Star Wars Celebration IV, a massive party being thrown in Los Angeles by Lucasfilm ... Continue Reading →

Art Institute Gets Casual, Serious About Games

Taking place Thursday, May 25, at the Art Institute of California’Los Angeles, the latest session of the Animation 21 Lecture Series is dedicated to two presentations covering ... Continue Reading →

Catscratch Drags in Prize at China Fest

The Nickelodeon original series Catscratch picked up the award for Best Foreign Animation Series at the 2nd annual China Int’l Cartoon & Animation Festival, held April 28 ... Continue Reading →

Cannes to Salute McLaren

Famed Canadian experimental animator Norman McLaren will be remembered with a special retrospective screening at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Marking the first time the Cannes ... Continue Reading →

John K. Coming to Santa Monica

The creator of Ren & Stimpy will be at the Every Picture Tells A Story gallery in Santa Monica, Calif. on Sunday, May 28 to introduce an exhibit titled “The Art of John Kricfalusi.’ ... Continue Reading →

Speakers Set for Cartoon Master Finance

Organizers of Cartoon Master Finance have announced the roster of industry professionals lined up to speak at this year’s event, taking place June 22-23 in Barcelona, Spain. The ... Continue Reading →

El Cap Celebrates 80th with Dumbo, Pooh

To kick off its 80th anniversary, the historic El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood will present a special two-week engagement of Disney’s animated classic, Dumbo. The Oscar-winning ... Continue Reading →

Film Forum Toons No Laughing Matter

Film Forum in New York will premiere ‘CARTOONS: No Laughing Matter?,’ a feature-length program of eight new animated films, on Wednesday, May 10. The selection of highly ... Continue Reading →

Academy Singles Out Students

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has named nominees for the 33rd Annual Student Academy Awards. A total of 34 students from 19 colleges and universities made the cut ... Continue Reading →

Academy to Screen VFX Pix

The Los Angeles-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a salute to ‘Movie Magic’ with a series of films known for groundbreaking visual effects and ... Continue Reading →