Monstroville Fundraiser/Contest Launches

If you’ve been wondering about new ways of funding your indie animated project, you may want to take a page from O’Neal Pignani’s book. The creative animation producer ... Continue Reading →

Judges Set for Animag’s 9th Annual Pitch Party

The judges for Animation Magazine’s ninth annual Pitch Party are set! The annual event, which opens up a section of Animation Magazine to anyone who wants to pitch an idea for ... Continue Reading →

Toy Story 3 to Premiere at Taormina

The Taormina Film Festival in Italy has scored the world premiere screening of Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story 3, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The festival will debut the film ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Exec Morris to Deliver SIGGRAPH Keynote

Jim Morris, the general manager and executive VP of production at Pixar Animation Studios, will deliver a keynote address at this year’s SIGGRAPH conference. Morris’ credits ... Continue Reading →

Don Bluth to Speak at AnimationNation Night in Burbank

If you are in Los Angeles this Tuesday (May 25), you won’t want to miss a special evening of conversation with animation legend Don Bluth put together by Charles Zembillas and ... Continue Reading →

Crash! Bang! Wallow? Wins NFB Cannes Contest

The animated short film Crash! Bang! Wallow? has won the National Film Board of Canada’s sixth annual Cannes short film contest. Directed by Jon Dunleavy and Keith Wilson-Singer ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Presents 22 Emerging Technologies

SIGGRAPH will showcase 22 emerging technologies ranging from robotics, input interfaces and interactive techniques at its 2010 conference. The selections were picked by a jury of experts ... Continue Reading →

Oscars Consider Expanding to Five VFX Nominees

The visual effects branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to expand from three to five the number of nominees for the Best Visual Effects Oscar, Variety ... Continue Reading →

CalArts, Ringling, KCAI Projects Win Student Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced student projects from CalArts, Ringling and the Kansas City Arts Institute as winners in the animation category at the ... Continue Reading →

FMX Wrap: A Report on the 15th Edition of the Festival

The 15th edition of the well-attended FMX Festival in Stuttgart, Germany was a clear indication of how much the visual effects, animation and interactive media has evolved since 1994 ... Continue Reading →