The Simpsons: The Ride

The exact location of the town of Springfield has been kept a secret by producers of FOX’s hit animated series The Simpsons, but soon fans will find it at Universal theme parks. ... Continue Reading →

FMX in Stuttgart, Should You Be Going?

By Peter Plantec One of Europe’s most important digital animation and vfx conferences, FMX is held each year in Stuttgart in early May and attracts visitors from every part of ... Continue Reading →

Lola, Miniscule Big at Cartoon on the Bay

Tiger Aspect Prods.’ Charlie and Lola and Futurikon’s Miniscule each won two Pulcinella awards over the weekend at Cartoons on the Bay in Solerno, Italy. In addition to ... Continue Reading →

Joes Meet Pros at Stop-Mo Expo

Practitioners and fans of stop-motion animation gathered at Woodbury University in Burbank, Calif. on Saturday for ASIFA-Hollywood’s inaugural Stop Mo Expo. Spearheaded by educator, ... Continue Reading →

Spider-Man, Bono Headed for Great White Way

Not content just to be a dominant movie franchise, Spider-Man is headed to Broadway. The Tony Award winning director Julie Taymor (Lion King) is set to direct. U2′s Bono and the ... Continue Reading →

More Jasper for Lucas

Fans of Anthony Lucas’ Oscar-nominated short film The Mysterious Geographic Exploration of Jasper Morello can look forward to second and third installments of the animated gothic ... Continue Reading →

Platform Fest Selections Made

The Platform Int’l Animation Festival has released a list of short films in competition in various categories. The mix includes student films, television productions, commercials/promos, ... Continue Reading →

Character Designer Mendez Lectures at AI

The April 17th session of the Animation 21 Lecture Series at the Art Institute of California’Los Angeles will feature a session with accomplished character designer Phil Mendez. ... Continue Reading →

Boondocks Wins Peabody Award

Cartoon Network’s The Boondocks was the only animated production to be recognized at that 66th Annual Peabody Awards. The selection board at the University of Georgia`s Grady ... Continue Reading →

Flakes Takes MOBIFEST LA

Baltimore-based animator Steve Ogden claimed the grand prize for his animated short Flakes at Tuesday Night’s MOBIFEST LA, the inaugural celebration of made-for-mobile animation. ... Continue Reading →