Curse, Corpse, Castle Court Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today unveiled its nominees for the best films of 2005, naming among them the three releases up for Best Animated Feature. And though ... Continue Reading →

Golden Globes in Toon for ’07

Not even the Hollywood Foreign Press can ignore the growing impact of animation on the art and industry of film. The organization announced today that it has added a Best Animated Feature ... Continue Reading →

Lady and the Tramp Returns in Hollywood

Walt Disney’s animated classic Lady and the Tramp will return to the big screen at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre for two weeks in February. The February 2-14 special engagement ... Continue Reading →

Science Exhibit Examines Marvel Heroes

For all its gamma rays, radioactive spider bites and chemically induced transformations, superhero science tends to be a bit shaky, to say the least. Even so, the California Science ... Continue Reading →

Gromit, VFX Flicks Up for BAFTAs

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit from Aardman Animations and DreamWorks Animation is taking on some heavy live-action competition at this year’s Orange British ... Continue Reading →

Kong, Galactica Honored by AFI

Peter Jackson’s remake of King Kong has been named one of the movies of the year by the American Film Institute (AFI). On Friday, the organization also gave props to the vfx-laden ... Continue Reading →

Shatner, Bird, Park to Present at Annies

Stepping out from the audio booth to host the 33rd Annual Annie Awards, voice actor Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants) will be joined by some high-caliber Hollywood talent. ASIFA’Hollywood ... Continue Reading →

Canemaker Salutes McCay at LACMA

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) will host animation historian/animator John Canemaker as he signs copies of his Windsor McCay biography and presents a screening of films ... Continue Reading →

VES Nominations Announced

The Visual Effects Society (VES) today announced the nominees for the 4th Annual VES Awards. Recognizing outstanding visual effects in film, television, commercials, music videos and ... Continue Reading →

PGA Nominates Toons

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has announced the nominees for its 2006 awards ceremony, which will be held on Sunday, Jan. 22, at the Universal Hilton in Los Angeles. Recognizing ... Continue Reading →