Attending Ottawa: The TAC and Feature Competition

The Ottawa International Animation Festival was a cool event — and I’m not just talking about the weather. Though the weather was colder than expected (snow was falling as Friday ... Continue Reading →

Logorama Takes Top Prize at Liepzig

Logorama, the Oscar-winning animated short film from French filmmakers Francois Alaux, Herve de Crecy and Ludovic Houplain won the Golden Dove for the best animated film or video at ... Continue Reading →

Feel the Noise Wins In Toon With Tweens Contest

Young animators Jeff Young-Sterling and Ai Rei Dooh Tousignant have won first place in the In Toon With Tweens contest sponsored by Portfolio Entertainment and Toon Boom Animation. The ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Honors Mr. Christie, External World

British animator Phil Mulloy’s film Goodbye Mister Christie won the top prize for features at the Ottawa International Animation Festival, which concluded Sunday. The film, a continuation ... Continue Reading →

New Svankmajer Feature Gets U.S. Debut at L.A. Animation Fest

The Los Angeles Animation Festival will present the United States premiere of Jan Svankmajer’s new feature film, Surviving Life (Theory and Practice). Set for Dec. 3-7 at Cinefamily’s ... Continue Reading →

Five Feature Toons Up for Asia Pacific Screen Award

Five films, including three from Japan, have been nominated for the best animated feature honor at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. The five nominated films are: Ibara no Ou (King of ... Continue Reading →

Toy Story 3’s Arndt Gives Nicholl Keynote

Toy Story 3 screenplay writer Michael Arndt will give the keynote address at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 25th annual Don and Gee Nichol Fellowships in Screenwriting ... Continue Reading →

Eyeworks Experiments in Chicago

Chicago’s Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation has set the lineup for this year’s edition, set for Nov. 6th. Eyeworks Festival 2010 trailer from Alexander Stewart on Vimeo. The ... Continue Reading →

Animatron Pays Out $17,000 to Winning Films

The jury at the Babelgum “Animatron” Animation Film Festival has awarded $17,000 in cash prizes at an awards ceremony Sunday at the Hamptons International Film Festival. The jury ... Continue Reading →

Here Come the Waves to Kick Off 5th SFIAF

The San Francisco International Animation Festival has set the lineup for its fifth edition, set for Nov. 11-14, and will spotlight such films as Here Come The Waves: The Hazards of ... Continue Reading →