India’s UTV Invests in Toons, Games

Mumbai-based UTV Software Communications Ltd. is getting into the animated feature business by investing $30 million into three movies. In addition, the company has shelled out $13 ... Continue Reading →

Toon Saloon #2 Tonight!

Join us tonight, Dec. 14, for another edition of Toon Saloon, our series of live animation events featuring screenings of rare animated shorts with filmmakers on hand to discuss their ... Continue Reading →

Critics Vote with Their Feet

Warner Bros.’ Happy Feet is emerging as an awards-season favorite as film critics start to weigh in with their picks for the top films and performances. Director George Miller’s ... Continue Reading →

Happy Feet, South Park Make AFI List

The American Film Institute has released its annual top 10 list, naming just two animated productions among the mix of film and television favorites. Of the 16 animated features released ... Continue Reading →

South Pacific Fireworks:A Report from the Inaugural AnimFXNZ 2006

New Zealand’s animation and visual effects community was abuzz with anticipation for guests arriving from around the globe for the two-day event held in the first week of November. ... Continue Reading →

Hertzfeldt, Weil and Augenblick Shorts to Shine at Sundance

The Sundance Film Festival announced several new animated titles set to screen Jan. 18-28 at Park City, Utah. Alex Weil’s SIGGRAPH 2006 hit One Rat Short, Aaron Augenblick’s ... Continue Reading →

Portland’s PLATFORM Fest Sets Dates

Portland, Oregon, just became more animated. It was announced yesterday that the PLATFORM International Animation Festival is ready to launch June 25-30, 2007 in Portland. Festival ... Continue Reading →

Sonoma Fest Fetes Lasseter

Two-time Oscar winning director/producer John Lasseter will be honored for his work with Pixar at the 10 Annual Sonoma Valley Film Festival. Presented by the Sonoma Valley Film Society, ... Continue Reading →

Cars Leads in Annie Noms

Disney/Pixar’s Cars took the inside track this morning when ASIFA-Hollywood announced the nominations for the 2006 Annie Awards, taking place Sunday, Feb. 11, at the Alex Theater ... Continue Reading →

Animation Heads to Park City

A handful of productions will animate Park City, Utah, during the 2007 edition of the Sundance Film Festival, kicking off on Jan. 18. Fully animated movies and live-action films that ... Continue Reading →