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Pixar’s ‘Brave’ Is No. 1 Animated Pic of 2012

Brave, Disney/Pixar’s charming tale of a bold Scottish princess, took the crown as the best-selling animated movie of 2012. Directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman, the movie ... Continue Reading →
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11 Songs from Animated Pics Enter Oscar Race

Seventy-five songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2012 are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 85th Academy Awards. Of these ... Continue Reading →
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Scores from 7 Animated Pics Enter Oscar Race

One hundred and four scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2012 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 85th Academy Awards, ... Continue Reading →
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Tackling the Big Questions

Several of this year’s Oscar contenders discuss their biggest challenges, triumphs, inspirations and the state of animation in a very good year. Peter Lord – Director, ... Continue Reading →
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The Top Awards Season Contenders

Is it just us or is the Best Animated Features race shaping up to be one of the more exciting categories of the award season once again? With the possibility of five nomination spots ... Continue Reading →
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Breaking News: 21 Animated Films Vie for Oscars

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced that 21 features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 85th Academy Awards ... Continue Reading →
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Ex-SNLer Slate to Write New ‘Looney Tunes’ Feature

A new hybrid live-action/animated feature film written by an ex-SNL cast member is the next step for Warner Bros.’ famous Looney Tunes franchise. According to The Hollywood Reporter, ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Unveils Full List of Professional Conferences

Christian Jacquemart and René Broca, who have organized the wonderful professional conferences at the Annecy Animation Festival in the past few years, unveiled the full list of this ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Selects 18 Animated Features

The Annecy Animation Festival has announced a rich program of new animated features from all around the world screening during its 2012 event (June 4-9). Ten features films (in competition) ... Continue Reading →