Dustys Open its Doors for Animation Night

The School of Visual Arts’ Dusty Film and Animation Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this week with free screenings of student films ‘ including an entire night ... Continue Reading →

Annecy Line-Up Announced

The jury is out on the feature-length animated films to be screened at this year’s Annecy festival in France. Nearly every continent is represented in the fest’s global ... Continue Reading →

Zeke’s Pad Top Toon at Elan Awards

TV series Zeke’s Pad took home top animation prizes at the third annual Elan Awards, which honor achievements in video games, animation and visual effects. Tom Kenny, who hosted ... Continue Reading →

Obama Stars in Toon Spoofs

Having already risen to superstar status in the political world, President Barack Obama is now coming to animation. Ukraine-based CFC Consulting will unveil Thursday Barack Obama Superstar: ... Continue Reading →

Tribe’s Raccoon & Crawfish Tops Vegas Fest

The 3-D animated short film Raccoon & Crawfish has added the top animation prize at the Las Vegas Film Festival to its growing list of festival kudos. The film, created by the ... Continue Reading →

Red Stick’s Peek at Disney’s Princess & the Frog

Disney’s veteran animation visual effects supervisor Marlon West gave an excellent and inspiring presentation about the making of the much-anticipated holiday release The Princess ... Continue Reading →

Plympton’s Hot Dog Lands Baton

New York’s indie darling Bill Plympton added yet another award to his ever-growing kudos gallery for his 2008 short Hot Dog this weekend.The Annie-nominated short was the winner ... Continue Reading →

Aardman and @Bristol Team Up for New Exhibition

Aardman Animation stars Wallace & Gromit are the main attractions in a new exhibit due to open this summer at Explore @Bristol in the United Kingdom. The interactive exhibition, ... Continue Reading →

Barker’s Runaway Pulls into Cannes

Canadian animator Cordell Barker’s latest short Runaway will make its world premiere at the 48th Intl. Critics’ Week at Cannes (May 14-22). The fast-paced offering from ... Continue Reading →

Cannes Offers Toons, Scares and Sneaks

The Cannes International Film Festival made its lineup official today, with there being more than a few reasons for fans of animation and genre movies to trek across the Atlantic. Following ... Continue Reading →