JibJab Goes to Washington

JibJab Media co-founder Evan Spiridellis tells us he and his brother, Gregg, were invited to create a new two-minute animated short for Wednesday night’s TV and Radio Correspondence ... Continue Reading →

Meet the Robinsons’ Adam West

Iconic actor Adam West, who made a name for himself playing Batman on TV in the ’60s and now voices the role of Mayor Adam West on Fox’s Family Guy, will be on hand to help ... Continue Reading →

OurStage Calls for Entries

OurStage, a new video website and competition, is seeking animated and live-action films to be judged by online voters for a chance to win $5,000. There will be 12 grand-prize winners ... Continue Reading →

Create Awards Accepting Entries

Create Magazine is now accepting submissions for the second annual Create Awards, a competition that honors achievements by professionals and students in advertising, film and video, ... Continue Reading →

Host Nabs Asian Film Awards

The South Korean creature feature The Host grabbed four out of ten awards given out Monday night at the very first Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong. In addition to taking top honors for ... Continue Reading →

Stop Mo Expo Coming to Burbank

Fans of stop-motion animation will want to take part in ASIFA-Hollywood’s inaugural Stop Mo Expo, a celebration of the art form taking place on April 21 at Woodbury University ... Continue Reading →

Platinum’s Comic Book Challenge Returns

Platinum Studios has announced its second Comic Book Challenge, a contest for aspiring comic book writers and artists worldwide. New and unpublished comic creators are encouraged to ... Continue Reading →

Ratatouille Previews at ShoWest

Tuesday’s opening day ceremony for the ShoWest exhibitor convention in Las Vegas featured a 12-minute preview of Ratatouille, the next CG-animated feature film from Disney and ... Continue Reading →

Ugly Duckling and Me! Helmers Win Cartoon Movie’s Top Prize

Michael Hegner and Karsten Kiilerich were awarded Cartoon Movie’s Directors of the Year prize at the annual event held at Potsdam, Germany today (Friday, March 9). The duo received ... Continue Reading →

ShoWest Fetes Shrek Directors

Chris Miller and Raman Hui, directors of DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming Shrek the Third, have been named Animation Directors of the Year by ShoWest, the annual motion picture ... Continue Reading →