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Comic-Con Co-Founder Richard Alf Dead at 59

Richard Alf, one of the co-founders of San Diego’s Comic-Con, has died from pancreatic cancer at age 59, reports The Associated Press. Friend and fellow Comic-Con co-founder Mike ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces 8 Sci-Tech Awardees

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced that eight scientific and technical achievements represented by 28 individual award recipients will be honored at its ... Continue Reading →
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‘Fullmetal’ to Screen at AM2 Anaheim

AM2, the multi-day convention for Asian music, anime and manga friends held in Anaheim, Calif. (June 15-17), has announced it will screen the Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of ... Continue Reading →
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Johnny Knoxville Visits SpongeBob and Friends

Famous Jackass star Johnny Knoxville recorded a voice this week for a role on Nickelodeon’s animated series SpongeBob. In the special episode, “Extreme Spots,” Knoxville ... Continue Reading →
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‘WordGirl’ to Fight Bullying on PBS Kids Go!

Scholastic Media’s Emmy-winning series WordGirl is taking a stand against bullying in the new one-hour episode “The Rise of Miss Power.” Featuring the voice of popular actress ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peztronauta’ Swims to Discovery Familia

Discovery Familia will premiere the new animated, eco-friendly series Peztronauta (Fishtronaut) on January 16, at 6:30p. The series, which will air daily, follows the adventures of ... Continue Reading →
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The Scoop on ‘Frankenhole’s’ Second Season

Animated People Dino Stamatopoulos, Creator Moral Orel, Mary Shelley’s Frankenhole We couldn’t resist the chance to catch up with the talented and always-quotable Dino Stamatopoulos ... Continue Reading →
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Roman Knows: What’s In a Name

Phil Roman has settled into being an elder statesman of the animation industry—something of an irony (if an inevitable one) for a man once described by Chuck Jones as “the youngest ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Art Submissions Deadline: Jan. 10

Attention artists and students: If you were planning on submitting your work for the 39th SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, set to ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Trims VFX List to 10

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced the 10 films that remain in the running for nominations in the Visual Effects category at the 84th Oscars this year. The ... Continue Reading →