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 →

COMIC-CON: Microsoft, Marvel Sign MMOG Pact

Microsoft Corp. and Marvel Enterprises Inc. today announced at the San Diego Comic-Con Int’l that they have entered into a licensing agreement that gives Microsoft exclusive rights ... Continue Reading →

COMIC-CON: Disaster! Strikes Comic-Con

Fans of stop-motion animation and unapologetically crude humor will definitely want to check out Dream Entertainment’s Disaster!, a new animated feature being previewed at Comic-Con ... Continue Reading →

Chung, Theron in Flux at Comic-Con

Peter Chung, creator of the 1995 animated MTV cult hit, Aeon Flux, will participate in a Comic-Con panel discussion about the upcoming Paramount Pictures/Lakeshore Ent. live-action ... Continue Reading →

Games-to-Comics Software Debuts at Comic-Con

First came Machinama, an artform that has gamers make their own movies from video game engines, and now gamer-produced comic books are on the way. Costa Mesa, Calif.-based Planetwide ... Continue Reading →

Edgar, Fish Stitch Up Pitch Party Wins

Results of the Fourth Annual Animation Magazine Pitch Party are in and Leo Antolini’s Edgar and Kipp has emerged from the pack to take top honors. Our distinguished panel of industry ... Continue Reading →

Academy to Celebrate ‘Animated Performance’

Incredibles director Brad Bird and Looney Tunes: Back in Action helmer Eric Goldberg will be among the guests of honor as The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presents ‘The ... Continue Reading →

Anima Mundi Rolls in Rio

Today, July 8, marks the start of the 13th annual Anima Mundi International Festival of Animation in Brazil. The biggest Latin American toon showcase got rolling in Rio De Janeiro, ... Continue Reading →

Will Vinton Exhibit Coming to Art Institute of Calif.

Oscar-winning Claymation maestro Will Vinton will be the focus of a new exhibit opening at The Art Institute of California in Los Angeles from July 11 through August 31. The Artist’s ... Continue Reading →

Luke’s Light Saber on Auction Block

Since Star Wars exploded on the screen in 1977, fans worldwide have dreamed of wielding Luke Skywalker’s light saber. Now one lucky, and wealthy, person will get the opportunity ... Continue Reading →