Aardman Snags British Animation Awards

Bristol-based Aardman Animations collected four top awards at the 2008 British Animation Awards (BAA). Oscar winner Peter and the Wolf from Suzie Templeton was also recognized at Thursday ... Continue Reading →

Persepolis Nabs Another Prize at Cartoon Movie

Although they lost the Oscar to Brad Bird and Ratatouille, Persepolis directors Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud won the Award for Best European Director of the Year at this week’s ... Continue Reading →

Ann Arbor Fest Program Set

The 46th Ann Arbor Film Festival, taking place March 25-30, will offer more than 36 film screenings, along with other daily events including live film-based performances and multiple ... Continue Reading →

Showest Crowns Batman Director

Further legitimizing comic book-based superhero movies, cinema exhibition and distribution confab Showest has named Christopher Nolan Director of the Year, according to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →

48 Euro Pics Bow at Cartoon Movie

If you happen to be in Germany next week and would like to take a sneak peek of what the European animated feature film community has to offer, you should definitely check out the tenth ... Continue Reading →

Cartoons on the Bay Makes Selections

A total of 176 programs from 24 countries have been chosen to participate in this year’s Cartoons on the Bay, a showcase of TV animation taking place April 10-13 in Salerno, Italy. ... Continue Reading →

Evangelion 1.0 Nabs Tokyo Fair Top Honor

Evangelion 1.0: You are (Not) Alone has been given the Animation of the Year Award by the organizers of this year’s Tokyo International Fair (TAF). Directed by Hideaki Anno, Masayuki ... Continue Reading →

Ratatouille, Wolf, Compass Take Oscars

The 80th annual Academy Awards ceremony was good to a cute, little rat, a big, bad wolf and some powerful polar bears as Disney/Pixar’s Ratatouille, Suzie Templeton’s Prokofiev’s ... Continue Reading →

Fox Issues Horton Who-Ville Challenge

In promoting its upcoming CG-animated feature, Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! 20th Century Fox is challenging communities across the U.S. to raise their voices in one designated ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana Offers Cel Art to Collectors

For the first time in its 35 years of operation, Canadian animation shop Nelvana Studios is opening its animation cel art archives to collectors at artexpo in New York, which begins ... Continue Reading →