Cartoons on the Bay Short List Announced

Cartoons on the Bay festival director Alfio Bastiancich has announced the 40 titles short listed to compete for the fest’s annual Pulcinella Awards. Taking place In Positano (Italy) ... Continue Reading →

Act3animation’s Pi’ata Bound for Annecy, SIGGRAPH

Australian 3D animation studio Act3animation informed us that its original short film, Piñata‚ will be among the privileged toons to screen at this year’s Annecy ... Continue Reading →

Stash’s GSA Awards to Launch Careers

An interview for a potential dream job and your hard work proudly displayed on the cover of a DVD viewed by some of the industry’s biggest players?! Let’s just say Stash ... Continue Reading →

Croatian Cartoons Get Sunday Screening at Aero

If you find yourself in sunny Santa Monica, Calif. this weekend, make sure to check out a wonderful matinee (3 p.m.) showcase of animated shorts produced by the Zagreb Film Studios ... Continue Reading →

Baton Rouge Red Stick Toon Fest Lets the Good Time Roll

Toon fans will have a chance to paint the town red at the Red Stick International Animation Festival which will be drawing crowds to Baton Rouge, Louisiana from April 21-23. The festival ... Continue Reading →

Sci-Fi Museum Inducts Harryhausen, Spielberg, Dick

While their works hold timeless appeal, sci-fi and fantasy legends Ray Harryhausen, Steven Spielberg, Philip K. Dick and Chesley Bonestell have become museum pieces of a sort. The visionaries ... Continue Reading →

Bakshi Hollywood Tribute in April

From the X-rated cartoon feature Fritz the Cat to the animated adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, Ralph Bakshi diverse body of work will be celebrated with ... Continue Reading →

Animation Co-op Winds Up for Project Pitch

The Animation Co-op has confirmed its annual Project Pitch for the evening of Saturday, April 2, at 2340 Overland Ave. in Los Angeles, Calif. Artists, filmmakers and toon aficionados ... Continue Reading →

Whedon to Write/Direct Wonder Woman

Joss Whedon, who scripted the 1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer feature and turned it into a hit TV series, is taking on another butt-kicking femme, this time for the big screen. The wunderkind ... Continue Reading →

Two Nights of Tartakovsky in Hollywood

The American Cinematheque of Hollywood will present a two-night special event showcasing the works of Samurai Jack and Dexter’s Laboratory creator Genndy Tartakovsky on Friday, ... Continue Reading →