SIGGRAPH Sessions Spotlight Disney, Polar Express, Star Wars

Each year, SIGGRAPH Special Sessions offer interactive presentations by some of the world’s most imaginative experts on diverse topics. It has been announced that his year’s ... Continue Reading →

Anime Expo Exposed

With a bundle of Miyazaki screenings, a rocking night of everything Gundam and an evening of Midnight Madness, the 2005 Anime Expo (AX2005) promises to thrill anime aficionados and ... Continue Reading →

Legendary Disney Toonman Gets One More Bow

Probably no one will dispute that Joe Grant lived a full life. One of Walt Disney’s original animation artists, Grant passed away a month ago at 96. Later this month, Grant’s ... Continue Reading →

Legendary Disney Toonman Gets One More Bow

Probably no one will dispute that Joe Grant lived a full life. One of Walt Disney’s original animation artists, Grant passed away a month ago at 96. Later this month, Grant’s ... Continue Reading →

Discovery Kids Toons Nab Humanitas Noms

Three top preschool animated shows have made the cut as finalists for the 2005 Humanitas Prize. Running in the animation category of the prestigious honor are PBS’s Jakers! The ... Continue Reading →

CalArts Delivers Bradbury Future Fest

Creative production designs inspired by the prose of sci-fi master Ray Bradbury will be on display Sunday, June 19, 2005 (from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.) at the Foundry (1583 Fishburn Ave) ... Continue Reading →

Star Wars Master Receives AFI Award

Thousands of guests filled the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles on Friday for the 33rd American Film Institute Life Achievement Award. This time to honor George Lucas.   Next to Oscar’s ... Continue Reading →

The District, Jasper Morello Nab Top Annecy Kudos

The Mysterious Geographic Exploration of Jasper Morello by Aussie animator Anthony Lucas and The District by Hungary’s Aaron Gauder nabbed the top prizes for Best Short Film and ... Continue Reading →

Dano Draws a Crowd In Glendale

Artist Dan "Dano" Kubat (Baby Looney Tunes, Ozzy & Drix) will showcase some of his latest works of art at the "Double Aces Art Show" in Glendale this Saturday ... Continue Reading →

MOMA Opens Studio Ghibli Exhibit

The Museum of Modern Art in New York City today launches Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata: Masters of Animation, a 13-film tribute to the two founders of Japanese animation powerhouse ... Continue Reading →