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Tales from the Weird Side

Gravity Falls creator Alex Hirsch taps his childhood memories to create the offbeat world of the hot new Disney Channel cartoon. The fun tagline for Disney Channel’s new show Gravity ... Continue Reading →
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The Sublime Madness of J.G. Quintel

The last time we chatted with J.G. Quintel, he was getting ready to launch his wonderful animated show Regular Show on Cartoon Network. Although the series has only been on the air ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Director Joins Kavaleer

Dublin-based animation studio Kavaleer Productions has announced Emmy-winning director Timothy Björklund has signed on to the acclaimed toon house. Björklund, a San Francisco native, ... Continue Reading →
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Sweet Serpent – ‘The Ballad of Nessie’

Stevie Wermers-Skelton and Kevin Deters’ charming Ballad of Nessie brings a certain lake-dwelling Scottish monster to animated life. Here’s a lesson for animation students: Don’t ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation Gives Scholarship to CalArts’ Ivy Flores

The Phyllis Craig Scholarship Award Committee of Women in Animation International has announced its 2011 scholarship winner is Ivy Flores, a graduate student at the California Institute ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Foundation Grants Include CalArts, ACME Network

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Academy Foundation has awarded more than $500,000 in grants to 68 nonprofit organizations and schools, including animation powerhouse ... Continue Reading →
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REDCAT Fest Brings World of Kids Films to downtown L.A.

The REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival kicks off four consecutive weekends of short films from around the world March 26 at the REDCAT Theater at Disney Hall in downtown ... Continue Reading →