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 →

ION Fest Calls for Entries

The ION Int’l Animation, Games and Film Festival will return to Los Angeles this fall and organizers are looking for submissions of both animated and live-action short films, ... Continue Reading →

Tarzan takes Spring Swing to Broadway

Disney’s 1999 animated hit, Tarzan, will join fellow Mouse House features Aladdin, The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast as it hits the Broadway stage with a musical version. ... Continue Reading →

Jakers! Takes Home Humanitas

It’s been a big award season for an eight-year-old CG-animated pig called Jakers. Last night, the Entara/Mike Young Productions’ series, Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley ... Continue Reading →

Ryan, City Paradise Earn Top L.A. Film Fest Nods

The Chris Landreth award juggernaut continued last weekend as his Oscar-winning short, Ryan, received the Audience Award for Best Short Film at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The trailblazing ... Continue Reading →

New York Minute Film Fest Wants Entries

Think you can tell a story in 60 seconds? The 2005 New York Minute Film Festival is looking for minute-long animated and live-action films for online presentation. Films will be evaluated ... Continue Reading →

Producers’ Guild Flashes to the Future

The PGA New Media Council invites industry professionals and toon fans to meet the producers and execs behind such animation productions as Coconut Fred’s Fruit Salad Island, ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Sessions Spotlight Disney, Polar Express, Star Wars

Each year, SIGGRAPH Special Sessions offer interactive presentations by some of the world’s most imaginative experts on diverse topics. It has been announced that his year’s ... Continue Reading →