ICv2 Sets Comics and Media Conference for San Diego

With Comic-Con having become the place for comics and media to interact, pop culture publishing and consulting company ICv2 has announced it will hold a conference exploring the ways ... Continue Reading →

Oscars to Nominate 10 for Best Picture

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences surprised the movie world Wednesday by announcing it would double the number of nominees for best picture from five to ten. Academy president ... Continue Reading →

NYICFF Hosts U.S. Premiere of Kells

The Secret of Kells, the long-awaited animated feature from the producers of Kirikou and the Sorceress and The Triplets of Belleville, will have its first U.S. screenings at the New ... Continue Reading →

Spine Animator Landreth to Speak at SIGGRAPH

Chris Landreth, director of the acclaimed computer-animated short film The Spine, will speak at this year’s SIGGRAPH conference in New Orleans. Winner of an Academy Award for ... Continue Reading →

English Evangelion to Screen at Anime Expo

The English dub of Hideaki Anno’s feature film Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone will premiere at this year’s Anime Expo. Set for July 2-5 at the Los Angeles Convention ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Forum Offers 63 Productions

Cartoon Forum, the European co-production event, will present 63 animation projects with a combined budget of $215 million at its 20th-annual event set for Sept. 22-25. The lineup includes ... Continue Reading →

Titmouse Seeks Animators for Reality Series

Hollywood-based animation studio Titmouse is seeking animators with ideas for short films to take part in a reality-style competition TV series titled 7200 Frames. The series, which ... Continue Reading →

Academy Sets Miyazaki Screening, Talk

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will host a special screening of Hayao Miyazaki’s Oscar-winning feature Spirited Away and a tribute to the animation master himself. The ... Continue Reading →

Pajama Gladiator Wins Gold Medal at Student Oscars

Pajama Gladiator won the top prize for an animated film at the 2009 Student Academy Awards ceremony, held Saturday evening in Beverly Hills. The film, made by Glenn Harmon of Brigham ... Continue Reading →

Anime Expo Reveals Full 2009 Schedule

Anime Expo has revealed the full programming schedule for its 2009 convention, to be held July 2-5 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The event, the largest anime and manga convention ... Continue Reading →