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FMX 2015 Looks to the Future

The FMX conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia — set for May 5-8 in Stuttgart this year — will be looking at a broad range of topics related to the future ... Continue Reading →
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‘World of Tomorrow’ Snags Sundance Grand Jury Prize

The Sundance Film Festival has awarded this year’s Short Film Grand Jury Prize to indie animator Don Hertzfeldt’s World of Tomorrow. The short made its premiere during the festival’s ... Continue Reading →
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Presenters Set for 42nd Annie Awards

The pieces are falling into place for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards, which will be presented Jan. 31 in a black-tie event at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Scheduled to present the coveted ... Continue Reading →
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KCET Hosts ‘Space Racers’ Screening in L.A.

As part of its year of 50th anniversary celebrations, Southern and Central California’s independent public television station KCET will host a free family screening of its animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO Movie’ Wins PGA Award for Animated Feature

It may have been overlooked by the Academy Awards, but The LEGO Movie is tops with the Producers Guild of America. The Warner Bros. film took the top honor for producer Dan Lin in the ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Animation Fest Extends Commercials Deadline

The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, taking place in the German city May 5-10 this year, has extended the deadline for submissions to its Animated Com Award competition to February ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH 2015 Selects MIT’s Ito for Keynote

SIGGRAPH announces the selection of Joichi “Joi” Ito, MIT Media Lab Director, as its keynote speaker for SIGGRAPH 2015, the 42nd International Conference and Exhibition ... Continue Reading →
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VES Announces 2015 Board of Directors

The Visual Effects Society announced its 2015 board of directors, with Mike Chambers elected as board chair. The 2015 Officers of the VES Board of Directors are: Chair: Mike Chambers 1st ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bob’s Burgers’ Hits the Road for Live Shows

Loren Bouchard’s Emmy-winning animated comedy Bob’s Burgers, which recently got picked up for a 22 episode sixth season on Fox, will be touring the States in 2015 with Bob’s Burgers ... Continue Reading →
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Animex Sets Diverse Speaker Lineup

Animex Festival for animation and computer games has announced its lineup for the 2015 edition, scheduled for Feb. 9-13 at Teesside University in the United Kingdom. This year’s ... Continue Reading →