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Academy Invites 27 to Join Shorts and Animation Branch

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen,’ ‘Mr. Hublot,’ ‘Gravity’ Win Animation-VFX Oscars

Frozen took home the Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song Oscars Sunday night, with the French short Mr. Hublot winning the best animated short film. Frozen won the song category ... Continue Reading →
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English Trailer Released for ‘Ernest & Celestine’

The Oscar-nominated animated feature Ernest & Celestine has released a trailer for its forthcoming English-language version. Take a look: The English-language version will feature ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ernest & Celestine’ Set for Feb. 28 L.A. Run

The Oscar-nominated animated feature Ernest & Celestine will be released in both the original French-language and an English dub versions Feb. 28 at the Landmark Theater in Los ... Continue Reading →
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NYICFF Sets Jury and Previews 2014 Slate

The New York International Children’s Film Festival has announced its 2014 jury will include such luminaries as John Canemaker, Bill Plympton and Henry Selick, while its slate ... Continue Reading →
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Five Animated Pics Nominated for Academy Awards

This morning (Jan. 16), the nominations for the 86th Annual Academy Awards were announced at a news conference at the Samuel Goldwyn theater in Beverly Hills. Here are the animation ... Continue Reading →
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Settling the Score: The 2014 Musical Oscar Race

The big Toon Town players are not just concerned with the coveted Best Animated Feature trophy—the genre also tends to be well represented in the Score and Song categories come awards ... Continue Reading →
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English Dub of ‘Ernest & Celestine’ to Debut at Sundance

New York-based distributor GKIDS has announced that the English-language version of acclaimed French film Ernest & Celestine, directed by Benjamin Renner, Stephane Aubier and Vincent ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS to Release ‘Ernest & Celestine’ on March 14

New York-based indie distributor GKIDS announced today that it will release the English-language of the acclaimed pic Ernest & Celestine on March 14. The title will first open in ... Continue Reading →
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The World of ‘Ernest & Celestine’

Director Benjamin Renner discusses the making of his beautifully ... Continue Reading →