Fest Honors Plympton With Debut El Dorado Award

The San Joaquin International Film Festival will present its inaugural El Dorado Award to Oscar-nominated animator Bill Plympton. The festival ‘ now in its second year and set ... Continue Reading →

TAIS Seeks Animated Shorts for Showcase

The Toronto Animated Image Society is seeking animated shorts for its 2009 showcase. The festival accepts shorts in any format or technique under 15 minutes in length that was made ... Continue Reading →

Takamoto Remembrance, Book Signing Set

The life of legendary animation artist Iwao Takamoto will be the topic of a discussion and book signing set for Tuesday, April 21. The event, to be held at the Barnes & Noble Bookstore ... Continue Reading →

Terra Nabs Truly Moving Picture Award

Roadside Pictures’ Battle for Terra has won one of Heartland Film Festival’s four Truly Moving Pictures Awards. The 3D, CG-animated feature film joins American Violet, Earth ... Continue Reading →

Korean Animation Museum is Under Construction

The new Korean Animation Museum designed by international design firm NBBJ is being built in the city of Bucheon and set to open in mid-2009. Designed by NBBJ’s Los Angeles office, ... Continue Reading →

Castro to Screen Fleischer’s Gulliver April 21

You can’t keep those Lilliputians down. Just released on DVD and Blu-ray, fans of the classic Max Fleischer animated film Gulliver’s Travels will have a chance to see it ... Continue Reading →

DC Heroes Animate New WB Studio Mural

The famous Warner Bros. animation mural painted on the side of Stage 1 on the studio’s Burbank lot has gotten a DC Comics-heavy facelift. The mural, updated for the first time ... Continue Reading →

Simpsons Stamps Revealed!

The United States Postal Service has unveiled the look of its upcoming series of stamps based on The Simpsons. The post office is now taking pre-orders for the stamps at www.usps.com, ... Continue Reading →

Will Eisner Comic Book Award Noms Announced

Diversity is the rule for the 2009 Will Eisner Comic Comic Book Industry Awards, which announced its nomination in 26 categories today. The leading projects, garning four nominations ... Continue Reading →

Dusty Festival, Awards Put New Emphasis on Animation

The School of Visual Arts’ annual Dusty Film and Animation Festival turns 20 this year, and in honor of the occasion is getting a makeover that puts a new emphasis on animation. The ... Continue Reading →