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GRspace Showcases ‘Ladies of Animation’

Gennie Rim, former artistic manager at Pixar and Disney and founder of GRworks, will present the latest installment in her ongoing series of shows centered on the art of animation with ... Continue Reading →
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Henson Beefs Up International Distrib. Division

Thanks to the recent success of its many animated and puppet TV properties such as Dinosaur Train, Sid the Science Kid and Pajanimals, The Doozers and third-party properties such as ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Park Helps Launch Forest Film Initiative

Aardman Animations’ Nick Park has joined a recently launched global multimedia initiative, spearheaded by The United Nations Forum on Forests Secretariat in partnership with the Jackson ... Continue Reading →
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Passion Signs ‘ParaNorman’s Sam Fell

Award-winning indie production house Passion Pictures has just signed animated feature film director Sam Fell for worldwide commercial representation. Fell has recently received both ... Continue Reading →
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Now, a Few Words from the Oscar Nominees

Since the Oscar nominations were announced early this morning (see http://bit.ly/10iwMPV), we have been collecting some euphoric reactions from the lucky nominees in via email and phone ... Continue Reading →
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Academy to Honor VFX Supe Bill Taylor

Visual effects supervisor and director of photography Bill Taylor will be awarded the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Board ... Continue Reading →
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Pittsburg Animator Leland Hartman Dies at 82

Former Disney and Warner Bros. animator Leland “Lee” Hartman passed away at a nursing facility in Glen Hazel, PA on Dec. 24. He was diagnosed with dementia six years ago, shortly ... Continue Reading →
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In Memoriam: 2012

As we approach the final moments of 2012, we’d like to take this opportunity to remember and honor all the talented men and women of the animation and vfx community who passed away ... Continue Reading →
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‘Thunderbirds’ Creator Gerry Anderson Dies at 83

British puppetry pioneer Gerry Anderson died peacefully at a nursing home near Oxfordshire, England this Wednesday (December 25). The creator of the sci-fi hit Thunderbirds died at ... Continue Reading →
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Barry Purves Ascends With ‘Plume’

British writer/director/animator Barry C. Purves has been making outstanding stop-motion shorts and directing children’s series such as Postman Pat and Fifi and the Flowertots since ... Continue Reading →