Lucas, Cameron in 3D at ShoWest

If you thought George Lucas was done tweaking the first film in the Star Wars series, think again. The movie mogul will screen clips of Star Wars: Episode IV–A New Hope converted ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Movie 2005: Pitching Future Euro Toons in Potsdam

If you happened to be in Potsdam, Germany (which is about a 20-minute drive from Berlin) over the past week, you were likely to run into someone working in the feature animation business ... Continue Reading →

E3 2005 Program Unveiled

Tech freaks can start planning their E3 activities with the agenda for the 2005 Electronic Entertainment Expo conference and workshop program now available. Scheduled to take place ... Continue Reading →

Cartoons on the Bay to Honor Aardman, Rainbow

British studio Aardman Animation, home to the clay-animated Wallace and Gromit property, and Italy’s own Rainbow, producer of the TV series Winx Club, will both be named Studio ... Continue Reading →

George Lucas to Keynote SIGGRAPH

George Lucas, creator of the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, is set to present the SIGGRAPH 2005 keynote address. “George Lucas: A Keynote Q&A with the Father of Digital ... Continue Reading →

Incredibles, Ryan Capture Oscars

Disney, Pixar and the animated stars of The Incredibles flexed their mighty muscles Sunday night by nabbing the Oscar for Best Animated Feature during the 77th annual Academy Awards ... Continue Reading →

ABC Cans Williams’ Oscar Toon Tune

The New York Times reports that execs at ABC put the nix on a song-and-dance number Oscar presenter Robin Williams planned to perform before announcing the winner of Best Animated Feature. ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Movie Names 2005 Tributes

With this year’s Cartoon Movie market set to kick off in Germany next month, organizers have released their list of nominees for the 2005 Tributes. Taking place March 10-12 in ... Continue Reading →

The Animation Show Comes to L.A.

Animation fans in the Los Angeles area can now check out the second edition of The Animation Show, a touring festival of animation presented by King of the Hill creator Mike Judge and ... Continue Reading →

VES Fetes Potter, Spidey, Aviator

Spell casting, web slinging and plane crashing were the order of the evening as the Visual Effects Society handed out awards Wednesday night at its third annual gala event at the Hollywood ... Continue Reading →