VisionFest Student Animation Fest Calls for Entries

The VisionFest student animation festival is calling all student animators, artists and filmmakers to submit projects for next year’s event, slated for June 2-5, 2005, in Indianapolis, ... Continue Reading →

2D Expo This Weekend

“Pencils not pixels!” is the battle cry at the heart of the first-ever 2D Expo, a one day symposium and conference for traditional animators sponsored by ASIFA-Hollywood. ... Continue Reading →

Nemo Scribes Up for Humanitas Award

Disney and Pixar’s Oscar-winning animated feature, Finding Nemo, may put yet another award on its mantle when winners of the Humanitas Prize are announced next month. Nemo writers ... Continue Reading →

Imagine Cup 2004 Finalists Announced

Microsoft Corp. today announced the finalists for Imagine Cup 2004 Short Film and Rendering Invitationals. The worldwide student competition saw 10 teams representing nine countries ... Continue Reading →

Rex Steeles Student Oscar

Young animators were among those honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Sunday, June 13, at the 31st Annual Student Academy Awards. Of the 10 finalists in the ... Continue Reading →

Lorenzo Wins By a Tail at Annecy

Lorenzo, a short film by Mike Gabriel, won the Grand Prix Award at this year’s edition of the Annecy Int’l Festival of Animation in Annecy, France. The film also took the ... Continue Reading →

King Rules, Nemo Shut Out on MTV

New Line Cinema’s Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King was the big winner at last night’s MTV Movie Awards, which was heavily infused with creepy horror-themed CG-animation. ... Continue Reading →

Harryhausen and Students Animate Annecy

Pressed for time between screenings, I want to quickly give you Animag readers a rundown of Annecy highlights. Opening night, during the first program of animated shorts in competition, ... Continue Reading →

Beautiful Musica Found at Annecy

In addition to all the planned presentations and screenings, the Annecy International Festival of Animation offers a smorgasbord of unexpected events and marvelous chance meetings. ... Continue Reading →

Toons Invade Annecy

The Annecy Int’l Festival of Animation in Annecy, France, today got under way along the shore of lake Annecy in the French Alps. The picturesque setting provides the backdrop ... Continue Reading →