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Hiroshima Fest Sets Dates, Seeks Entries

The 15th Hiroshima International Animation Festival — an ASIFA-recognized festival — has set its 2014 dates for Aug. 21-25 and issued a call for entries. The festival will be celebrating ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Museum Pays Tribute to Bozzetto

Last month, San Francisco’s Walt Disney Family Museum launched a comprehensive exhibit featuring the works of world-renowned Italian animator Bruno Bozzetto. The celebrated director ... Continue Reading →
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Spike & Mike’s 30th Fest Extended to 4/13

There must be a lot of sick and twisted toon fans out there: due to sold-out screenings, Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation 30th Anniversary Extravaganza will be running additional ... Continue Reading →
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Bruno Bozzetto to Receive ASIFA Prize

The upcoming Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market (June 10-15, 2013) will see Italian cartoon legend Bruno Bozzetto honored with the coveted ASIFA Prize for outstanding ... Continue Reading →
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Bruno Bozzetto Serves Up New Animated Short

Oscar-nominated Italian animator Bruno Bozzetto (Allegro non Troppo, Grasshoppers) is back in a big way this year with a new animated short titled Rapsodeus and a new merchandise line ... Continue Reading →
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La Dolce Vita Animata

Indie animation producers in Italy continue to deliver the goods despite tough financial challenges and the slow growth of revenue from multimedia projects. A lot has happened and evolved ... Continue Reading →
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Bruno Bozzetto Plans New Feature

Italian animator Bruno Bozzetto, who earned an Oscar nod in 1991 for his short Grasshoppers and is well known for his politically satiric works and hapless Signor Rossi character, has ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Puts Production Art Database Online

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has made available online a tremendous resource for animation and filmmaking aficionados with its new Production Art Database. The database ... Continue Reading →