Little Bill Scribe Snags Humanitas Prize

The 30th Annual Humanitas Awards were held yesterday, July 8, at the Hilton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. The event drew more than 350 writers, directors, producers and entertainment ... Continue Reading →

Alias Enlists Maya Masters for SIGGRAPH

Alias today announced the full lineup of video game and film-industry presenters for its 2004 Maya MasterClasses, taking place August 9’12, during SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Continue Reading →

Five Shorts Competing for Cartoon D’or

Five European short films will compete for top honors during this year’s Cartoon Forum, taking place Sept. 22-25 in Santiago de Compostela. Finalists for the Cartoon d’Or ... Continue Reading →

Ghost In The Shell 2 Sneak Peek at Anime Expo

DreamWorks’s Go Fish Pictures, the U.S. distributor of the much anticipated Ghost In The Shell 2: Innocence, will be at Anime Expo 2004 in Anaheim, Calif., this weekend to offer ... Continue Reading →

Spidey Sequel Shatters First Day Records

According to Box Office Mojo (, Sony Picture’s Spider-Man 2 netted a stunning $40.5 million on Wednesday, claiming the biggest first day take in film history. ... Continue Reading →

Discovery Kids Sponsors Free Family Film Fest

Regal CineMedia, a subsidiary of theatre operator Regal Entertainment Group, has teamed up with exclusive sponsor Discovery Kids to present Regal’s 13th Annual Free Family Film ... Continue Reading →

L.A. Fest Says Hello

Chalk another one up for Aussie animators. Jonathan Nix’s 2D student film, Hello, won Best Animated Short at the 2004 Los Angeles Film Festival on Saturday. Nix’s taking ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA-Hollywood Event Empowers Advocacy for Hand-drawn Art

Saturday, June 26, was a major day for hand-drawn animation as ASIFA-Hollywood presented its first 2D Expo at Woodbury University in Burbank, Calif. The brainchild of animation historian ... Continue Reading →

BBC, Fox Lead PROMAX&BDA Awards

BBC Broadcast led the pack at the 2004 PROMAX Awards and Fox Sports was among the big winners at the 2004 BDA Awards, both presented by non-profit association PROMAX&BDA during ... Continue Reading →

Animator Versh Opens Art Show in Hollywood

Long-time animation director, animator and designer Bonita Versh has an art show opening today, June 25, at Klasky Csupo Gallery, located at 6353 Sunset Blvd (enter on Ivar, parking ... Continue Reading →