WALL’E, Dark Knight Honored by Natn’l Board of Review

The National Board of Review has issued its list of the best films of 2008, placing Disney/Pixar’s WALL’E and Warner Bros.’ The Dark Knight in the top ten. In addition, ... Continue Reading →

Kung Fu Panda Leads Annie Noms

DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Pandakicked its way to the top of the list of nominees for the 36th Annual Annie Awards. The action-comedy snagged a total of 17 nominations, including ... Continue Reading →

Bashir Waltzes Off with BIFA Award

The animated documentary Waltz with Bashir from Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman was among he winners at the 11th annual British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs). The critically acclaimed ... Continue Reading →

Aardman’s Shaun Wins Int’l Emmy

Aardman Animation’s popular stop-motion series Shaun the Sheep was awarded the International Emmy award in the category Children & Young People. Presented by the International ... Continue Reading →

SpongeBob Musical Hits U.K. Stage

SpongeBob SquarePants is the latest cartoon charater to get a live theatrical show. SpongeBob SquarePants: The Sponge Who Could Fly ‘ A New Musical! will premiere at London’s ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s Zoradi to Keynote 3D Summit

As Walt Disney Feature Animation’s 3-D comedy-adventure Bolt gets set to have a lucrative holiday weekend, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Group president Mark Zoradi has ... Continue Reading →

Peg Bar Helps Irish Animators Network

Sensing a need for networking opportunities for the animation industry in Ireland, the collective behind Peg Bar organized ‘It’s a Peg Bar Affair,’ an event that ... Continue Reading →

Animax Canuck Script Contest Closing

All Canadian citizens living in Canada or elsewhere have until Nov. 31 to submit their entries for Animax’s Canucks Cartoon Script Contest. Animax, a Los Angeles-based animation ... Continue Reading →

Mary and Max to open Sundance

The animated film Mary and Max has been selected to open the 25th Sundance Film Festival. The stop-motion pic is the first feature from Adam Elliot, the Australian filmmaker behind ... Continue Reading →

Disney Animators Discuss 2D/3D Convergence

Animation Mentor is hosting a panel discussion and networking opportunity with veteran animators at the Disneyland Hotel a 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21. Titled ‘The Convergence of ... Continue Reading →