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‘Family Guy,’ ‘Simpsons,’ ‘Robot Chicken’ Lead Toon Emmy Noms

Fox’s Family Guy leads animated contenders in the nominations for the 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards with four nominations, even as it missed being nominated for Outstanding ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Names Computer Animation Festival Winners

SIGGRAPH has announced the Computer Animation Festival’s Best in Show, Jury Award, and Best Student Project recipients for SIGGRAPH 2011 in Vancouver, set for Aug. 7-11. A total ... Continue Reading →
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Rule Revisions Affect Animation, VFX Oscar Noms

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revised its rules for animated features, visual effects and best picture for the 84th annual Oscars ceremony. In the animated feature ... Continue Reading →
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UCLA Festival to Present Crystal Anvil Award to June Foray

Legendary animation voice actress June Foray will be honored with the Outstanding Contribution in Animation Award, also known as The Crystal Anvil Award, at the UCLA School of Theater, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toy Story 3′ Wins Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature

Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story 3 has won the best animated feature award at the Golden Globes. The film beat out challengers Despicable Me, How to Train Your Dragon, The Illusionist ... Continue Reading →
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PGA Double Nominates ‘Toy Story 3′; ‘Despicable Me,’ ‘Dragon’ Also in Hunt

The Producer’s Guild of America has announced three nominees for its best animated feature honor, in what may be a preview of the eventual Oscars showdown. It also chose Toy Story ... Continue Reading →
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Online Film Critics Give Another Nod to ‘Toy Story 3′

The Online Film Critics Society clicked with Toy Story 3, naming the film the best animated feature of 2010 though passing up on making it their best film of the year. In the animated ... Continue Reading →
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WGA Animation Writers Honor Simpsons’ Scully

Mike Scully, a veteran  TV writer who has worked on The Simpsons since 1993, receives tonight the 13th annual Animation Writing Award for lifetime achievement from the WGA West Animation ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Asia Fest Bestows Three Awards

The jury in SIGGRAPH Asia’s Computer Animation Festival has named winners in three categories: Best of Show, Best Technical and Best Student. The Best of Show award goes to Poppy, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, D&AD Awards Seek EMEA Toon Ideas

The Walt Disney Co. EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) has teamed up with the 2011 D&AD Student Awards to search for new animation talent and content. The world-renowned creative ... Continue Reading →