Illusionist, New Disney Short to Headline at Ottawa

Sylvain Chomet’s new feature The Illusionist and the new Disney short film Tic Tock Tale are among the films set to screen at this year’s Ottawa International Animation ... Continue Reading →

CTN Expo to Present Evening with Moebius

Famed artist, author and designer Jean Giraud, a.k.a. Moebius, will make an exclusive U.S. appearance ‘ his first in 15 years ‘ at the CTN Animation Expo, set for Nov. 19-21 ... Continue Reading →

Old Fangs Wins Top Prize at Animation Block Party

Old Fangs, by Adrien Merigeau of Ireland, has won the best in show honor from the 2010 Animation Block Party. The winners at the three-day festival in Brooklyn, N.Y., were chosen by ... Continue Reading →

WIA Sets Post-SIGGRAPH/Comic-Con Sketch Event

The Women in Animation Bay Area group has planned a post-SIGGRAPH/Comic-Con event for Aug. 4th. The ‘Sketch Bomb’ event is set for 7 p.m. at The Grove Caf’ and Restaurant ... Continue Reading →

Babelgum, Hamptons Fest Team up for Animatron Contest

Digital broadcast network Babelgum has announced a new competition for online, mobile and offline animation held in conjunction with the Hamptons International Film Festival. Entries ... Continue Reading →

Aardman’s Fly Wins Rushes Soho Prize

A new short film from Aardman Animations called Fly has won the top prize at the Rushes Soho Shorts Festival in London. Directed by Alan Short, the short film about the ongoing battle ... Continue Reading →

Academy Panel to Discuss Voices of Character

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences continues its celebration of animation with a program focused on the art of voice acting set for Aug. 19 in Beverly Hills. The ‘Voices ... Continue Reading →

Book Catalogs Pixar Museum Exhibition

Chronicle Books and Pixar Animation Studios have announced the release of a 208-page softcover catalog for an upcoming exhibit titled Pixar: 25 Years of Animation that goes deep into ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH: Henson Demos Real-Time Stereo 3D Animation

The Jim Henson Co.’s Digital Puppetry Studio will be demonstrating at SIGGRAPH its technique for animating a puppet into stereoscopic 3D in real time at the Nvidia booth (#717). The ... Continue Reading →

Academy Screens Oscar’s Favorite Chuck Jones Shorts

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen the Oscar-nominated and winning shorts of animator Chuck Jones in a special program Aug. 20. The screening is presented in ... Continue Reading →