Bird to be Feted at Tex Fest

Oscar-winner Brad Bird, director of the beloved animated films The Iron Giant and The Incredibles, will receive the first-ever at the Deep Ellum Film Festival (DE/F2) on Sunday, Nov. ... Continue Reading →

Hi Hi Puffy to Float for Macy’s

Such classic toon characters as Underdog used to be staples of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, but these days new animated favorites are taking over. In addition to a giant ... Continue Reading →

VES to Honor Lasseter

Pixar Animation Studios founder John Lasseter will follow George Lucas and Robert Zemeckis as the third recipient of the Georges Melies Award for Artistic Excellence, a lifetime achievement ... Continue Reading →

Dora Full of Hot Air?

The title tyke in Nickelodeon’s hit animated preschool series Dora the Explorer will be the first Latina character to appear as a giant helium balloon in the Macy’s Thanksgiving ... Continue Reading →

Cartoons On The Bay Calls for Submissions

Organizers of the 10th annual Cartoons on the Bay festival and market are now accepting competition submissions in the categories Preschool Series, Children’s Series, Action/Adventure ... Continue Reading →

Miyazaki’s Totoro to Close Hollywood Film Fest

This year’s Hollywood Film Festival will open on Oct 18 with Warner Bros.’ Val Kilmer/Robert Downey Jr. action-comedy, Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang, and close on Oct. 23 with the ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Exhibit Launches at OMSI

Cartoon Network’s highly interactive “Animation” exhibit had its official debut on the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI). ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Electronic Theater Revisited in Hollywood

If you missed the SIGGRAPH 2005 Electronic Theater this year, or just want to see it again, head down to Hollywood on Tuesday for a special encore presentation courtesy of the Los Angeles ... Continue Reading →

Luminetik Animation Illuminates AI/IGDA Lecture Series

As part of their Animation 2005 Lecture Series, The Art Institute of Calif., Los Angeles, and the International Game Developers’ Association (IGDA) will host a discussion on the ... Continue Reading →

Annie Awards Deadline This Week

The deadline to receive entry forms for ASIFA-Hollywood’s 33rd Annual Annie Awards is Friday, Oct. 7. Presented by ASIFA-Hollywood, The International Animated Film Society, the ... Continue Reading →