Cartoon Animation Institute Opens in L.A.

Headed by Family Guy director Peter Shin, the Cartoon Animation Institute (CAI) is opening its doors in Los Angeles tonight, Aug. 18, with a grand opening event. Scheduled to go from ... Continue Reading →

Driessen Joins aniBOOM Judges

Oscar-nominated Dutch animator Paul Driessen (3 Misses, The Yellow Submarine) has joined the panel of judges for aniBOOM, an online animation contest that will allow the general public ... Continue Reading →

Congratulations SIGGRAPH Winners

We’d like to thank all of you who stopped by Animation Magazine’s booth at SIGGRAPH this month. Thanks to the generous support of our kind friends at Sony Pictures Animation ... Continue Reading →

Rat Named People’s Choice at SIGGRAPH

In addition to winning Best of Show in this year’s Computer Animation Festival at SIGGRAPH, Alex Weil’s One Rat Short has received the People’s Choice Award. Announced ... Continue Reading →

John K. Gets Cartoony at L.A. Gallery

Ren and Stimpy creator and classic cartoon lover John Kricfalusi is appearing Thursday, Aug. 10, at 7 p.m. at Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks, Calif. The often controversial, but ... Continue Reading →

E3 to Get Smaller

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, better known as E3, is famous for being big, loud and out of control. Every spring, the major players in the video game industry converge in Los Angeles ... Continue Reading →

Imageworks Brings Monster, Season to SIGGRAPH

Sony Pictures Imageworks will be out in force at the 33rd annual international conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques known as SIGGRAPH. The animated features Monster ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Pulls Out Stops for SIGGRAPH

DreamWorks Animation announced that it will have a major presence at this year’s edition of SIGGRAPH, the world’s premiere computer graphics conference. The studio plans ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Announces Selections

The Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival (OIAF) has released a list of films that have been selected to compete in this year’s 30th anniversary event. Among the 106 films in ... Continue Reading →

Academy to Salute McLaren

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has planned a special tribute to the late Norman McLaren, an Academy Award-winning Canadian animator who helped establish the animation ... Continue Reading →