Waltz With Bashir, Rabbit Compete in Cannes

DreamWorks’ Kung Fu Panda isn’t the only animated feature to bask in the Cannes Film Festival spotlight next month. Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman’s much-praised animated ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH 2008 Will Be More User-Friendly

The organizers of this year’s SIGGRAPH confab (Conference: August 11-15; Exhibition: August 12-14) held at the Los Angeles Convention Center are making several changes to meet ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Offers Prizes to Winners at Calif. Intl. Animation Festival

The winners of this year’s Modesto-based California International Animation Festival will take home special 2D and 3D software from the generous folks at Toon Boom Studios. The ... Continue Reading →

REDCAT Curls Up to Best of Ottawa 07

Toon fans who didn’t make it to the wonderful Ottawa Animation Festival last year can get a taste of the event this Monday (April 24) at 8 p.m. at a special screening at Roy ... Continue Reading →

Baby Ball Bounces Into the World

We’re happy to report that Animation Magazine’s talented and hard-working web and gaming editor Ryan Ball and his wife Jamie are the proud parents of a healthy baby boy ... Continue Reading →

Lasseter Shines at UCLA’s Dumbo Screening

CG animation pioneer and Oscar-winning director John Lasseter proved to be a huge hit at UCLA Film & TV Archive’s ‘The Movie That Inspired Me’ event Monday night ... Continue Reading →

Academy Goes Looney in NYC

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ ‘Monday Nights with Oscar’ series is getting animated with a special program dubbed ‘Putting Looney in the Toons.’ ... Continue Reading →

Robot Chicken Flies to Anime Expo

Adult Swim’s Emmy-winning, animated sketch comedy show Robot Chicken will have a presence at this year’s Anime Expo. Taking place July 3-6 at the Los Angeles Convention ... Continue Reading →

VIZ Invades NY Comic Con

In addition to the previously announced Stan Lee Ultimo press event scheduled for Friday, VIZ Media LLC will offer a variety of manga and animation-related activities at this weekend’s ... Continue Reading →

Bird to Receive WGA Award

Oscar-winning writer-director Brad Bird (The Iron Giant, The Incredibles, Ratatouille) will receive this year’s Animation Writing Award for lifetime achievement from The Writers ... Continue Reading →