Slamdance Names Toon Selections

The Slamdance Film Festival has announced its lineup of short films, which includes 14 animated entries screening in their own program. Now in its 15th year, the event ‘by filmmakers, ... Continue Reading →

This Way Up Wins at SIGGRAPH Asia

The inaugural SIGGRAPH Asia concluded last week in Singapore with the 2008 Computer Animation Festival Awards. This Way Up from U.K. animators Adam Smith and Alan Foulkes of Nexus Prods. ... Continue Reading →

WALL’E Among AFI’s Top Flicks

The American Film Institute has released its list of the top ten films and TV shows of 2008. Disney/Pixar’s WALL’E is the only animated movie to make the cut, keeping company ... Continue Reading →

WALL’E, Slumdog Tops with Boston Critics

The Boston Society of Film Critics has made its picks for the top films of 2008, casting Disney/Pixar’s WALL’E and Fox Searchlight’s Slumdog Millionaire in a tie for ... Continue Reading →

Spike TV Honors GTA IV

Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto IV was named Best Game of the Year and Sims and Spore creator Will Wright was crowned Gamer God at Spike TV’s 2008 Video Game Awards, held ... Continue Reading →

15 VFX Oscar Hopefuls

It’s at this time of the year that we’re reminded just how many vfx-driven films have come out in the past 12 months. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today ... Continue Reading →

New York Critics Wired for WALL’E

The far-out Disney/Pixar love story WALL’E was voted Best Animated Feature by the New York Film Critics Circle, an organization of reviewers from Big Apple-based publications ... Continue Reading →

Golden Globes Nominees Announced

Elizabeth Banks, Terrence Howard and Rainn Wilson this morning joined Hollywood Foreign Press Association president Jorge Camara in announcing the nominees for the 66th Annual Golden ... Continue Reading →

Singapore Plans New VFX Studio

In conjunction with this week’s Asia TV Forum and SIGGRAPH Asia, the Singapore government has announced plans to build a new state-of-the-art soundstage in the region. The special ... Continue Reading →

CG Pioneer Encourages SIGGRAPH to Broaden Focus

Don Greenberg, director of Cornell University’s highly regarded computer graphics program, encouraged the audience at the inaugural edition of SIGGRAPH Asia in Singapore to expand ... Continue Reading →