Magda Wins at HypeFest

Approximately 75 original short-subject works from around the world were showcased at CineSpace in Hollywood over the weekend during the 2005 edition of HypeFest. The concluding awards ... Continue Reading →

Golden Blaze is Golden at Griffoni Fest

The direct-to-video animated feature, The Golden Blaze, took top toon honors over the weekend at the 35th Edition of the Griffoni Int’l Film Festival for Young People in the Italian ... Continue Reading →

HypeFest Happening This Weekend

Many of the hottest new shorts, commercials, music videos and promos will screen this weekend at HypeFest in Hollywood, Calif. Taking place July 30-31 at CineSpace, the event will host ... Continue Reading →

Selick, Canemaker Moons Rise at Ottawa

The Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival (OIAF) has announced the slate of films selected to screen in competition this year. The list includes a number of high-profile projects, including ... Continue Reading →

Women In Animation Meet at SIGGRAPH

As this year’s SIGGRAPH gets set to kick off on July 31 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Women In Animation (WIA) is inviting attendees to take part in its 3rd annual Birds ... Continue Reading →

Geeks Inherit the World at Comic-Con ’05

By all early estimates, the latest edition of Comic-Con was a huge success, both for the legions of fans attending the show and for the studios toy companies and TV and cable entities ... Continue Reading →

Harryhausen Animates Comic-Con

Legendary stop-motion animator and visual effects artist Ray Harryhausen made an appearance at the San Diego Comic-Con Int’l on Saturday. Fans of all ages turned out for his panel ... Continue Reading →

Groening Draws Crowd at Comic-Con

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening was joined by producers, writers and other members of his merry toon crew to dish some new information about the long-running animated FOX series ... Continue Reading →

AFI Launches Digital Content Fest

The American Film Institute (AFI) is set to begin its Digital Content Festival on July 20 at its Hollywood campus. The day-long event is intended to showcase the year’s best interactive ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Forum Names Finalists

Cartoon Forum, the annual European animation festival and trade confab, released the list of five films competing for the coveted Cartoon d’Or at this year’s event, taking ... Continue Reading →