‘Anomalisa’ Earns Best Feature, 3 Other Spirit Award Noms

The stop-motion animated feature Anomalisa was nominated in the Best Feature category of the Film Independent Spirit Awards — one of four total nominations. Duke Johnson and Charlie ... Continue Reading →

‘Gumball,’ ‘Gravity,’ ‘Minions’ Win BAFTA Children’s Awards

The Amazing World of Gumball, Minions and Gravity Falls were among the big animation category winners at the BAFTA Children’s Awards, presented Nov. 22 in a ceremony at Roundhouse, ... Continue Reading →

23 Projects Picked for Asian Animation Summit

A healthy 23 animation concepts have been selected to be showcased at the 2015 Asian Animation Summit, taking place in Jeju, South Korea from December 7-9. Works representing the best ... Continue Reading →

10 Animated Shorts Advance in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has named the 10 animated short films advancing to the next consideration stage  for the 88th Academy Awards, taking place February ... Continue Reading →

BLE 2015 Scores Record Numbers

Organizers of Brand Licensing Europe have gone over the numbers for the 2015 edition recently held in London and have come out with impressive figures. This year’s BLE had more retailers ... Continue Reading →

Animation Block Party Sets 2016 Dates

Animation Block Party will present its 13th annual edition July 28 to 31, 2016, with screenings and events at Brooklyn’s Rooftop Films and BAMcinematek. Submissions for next year’s ... Continue Reading →

Manimation Line-Up Announced

MIDAS and the Children’s Media Conference have released the full line-up for Manimation 2015 — an animation industry conference taking place in Manchester, U.K. on November ... Continue Reading →

William Shatner to Receive Voice Arts Icon Award

The Society of Voice Arts and Sciences will present the second annual Voice Arts Awards this Sunday, November 15 at L.A.’s Pacific Design Center. The international competition aims ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Disney-Pixar Storytelling on a Budget

Animation veteran Chuck Williams, president of Marza Animation Planet USA and former Disney Animation producer, is no stranger to the art of storytelling. Having worked in the animation ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Finance & Monetize Your Animated Feature

In a special money matters Master Class, René Bourdages, CEO of ELEVADO Media, discussed the ways and means of financing an animated feature in the digital age at the World Animation ... Continue Reading →