ShoWest Sneaks M:I-3, Fetes Big CGI

ShoWest, the big annual Vegas blowfest for the folk that charge you ten bucks to see a movie and then hit you with big-screen ads, wowed exhibitors from Boston to the Boondocks yesterday ... Continue Reading →

Fantasy Followers Drawn to L.A.’s Wizard World

Once the province of young children, the comic book world continues its phenomenal growth in the adult demographic. Case in point: This St. Patrick’s Day in Los Angeles, Wizard ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Movie Ends on an Upbeat Note

The Eighth edition of Cartoon Movie ended on an optimistic note this past weekend as awards were handed out to individuals and companies that had made huge strides in the feature toon ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH to Host CG Pioneer’s Retrospective

Recognized by Smithsonian Magazine as “the father of digital art and computer animation,” Charles A. Csuri will have samplings of his life’s work on display at the ... Continue Reading →

UCLA Hosts Rare Screening of Band of Ninja

If you are in the Los Angeles area this week, you won’t want to miss a rare screening of Oshima Nagisa’s seminal 1967 feature, Band of Ninja, at UCLA’s James Melnitz ... Continue Reading →

Wallace, Canemaker Win Oscars

Despite tough competition from award-winning filmmakers Hayao Miyazaki and Tim Burton, Nick Park is adding a fourth gold statuette to his collection. Co-directed by Steve Box, Wallace ... Continue Reading →

New York Comic-Con a Sell-Out

Enthusiastic fans of fantasy and sci-fi were turned away at the Jacob Javits Center over the weekend after all tickets were quickly snatched up for the first inaugural New York Comic-Con ... Continue Reading →

UPA Tribute to Animate Hollywood

Bosustow Media Group will present a special program titled ‘UPA: Magoo, McBoing Boing & Modern Art’ on Sunday, March 26, at Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA-Hollywood to Celebrate Animation’s 100th

The ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive will celebrate the 100th birthday of animation on April 6. An open house at the archive facility in Burbank. The festivities will revisit the humble ... Continue Reading →

Animal Lovers Love Wallace & Gromit

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit is set to pick up another award, this time from The Humane Society. The clay-animated BAFTA winner and Oscar contender from DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →