Hedge, X3, Scanner Bound for Cannes

Organizers have released the lineup of flicks to be screened at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, naming the DreamWorks Animation feature Over the Hedge and 20th Century Fox’s X-Men: ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Submissions Record High

ACM SIGGRAPH today announced that it has received a record number of submissions for the Computer Animation Festival to be held in conjunction with the 2006 edition of SIGGRAPH. The ... Continue Reading →

Women in Animation Presents Panel on CG Toons on TV

If you’re looking for a chance to mingle with toonerati types and attend a panel discussion on 3D animation for television, the Women in Animation International Annual Meeting ... Continue Reading →

Academy Comes Alive with Animatronics

The more realistic computer-generated imagry became, the more it looked as if the art of animatronics was a dying breed. However, the process of puppeteering creatures has also improved ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Holds Benefit Silent Auction for Fyn Stec

If you happen to be in Los Angeles this Thursday evening, you may want to visit Cartoon Network Studios in Burbank. The good folks at the studio are hosting a special animation benefit ... Continue Reading →

Namco Seeks Pac-Man Champ at E3

The Center for Disease Control may want to quarantine the Los Angeles Convention Center next month because there’s a chance we may see a resurgence of Pac-Man fever at the annual ... Continue Reading →

Art Institute Offers a Taste of GDC

The Art Institute of California’Los Angeles will devote its April 19 session of the Animation 21 Lecture Series to recapping the 2006 Game Developers Conference (GDC). ‘A ... Continue Reading →

Tokyo Intl. Anime Fair Roundup

The fifth edition of the annual Tokyo International Anime Fair named Aniplex’s Full Metal Alchemist: The Movie the Animation of The Year in late March. The film was chosen by ... Continue Reading →

Lazlo Emerges as Champ on the Bay

Cartoon Network’s frosh series Camp Lazlo emerged as the top winner at the Cartoons on the Bay event in Positano, Italy, this past weekend. Created by Joe Murray, the show received ... Continue Reading →

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 →