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Fantasia Fest Honors ‘King of Pigs,’ New Hertzfeld Short

Korean film The King of Pigs won the top prize for animated features at the Fantasia International Film Festival, while animator Don Hertzfeld’s latest won the best animated short ... Continue Reading →
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Brazil’s Animage Festival Seeks Short-Film Submissions

The 4th edition of the Animage International Animation Festival of Pernambuco — set for Sept. 26-30 in Brazil — is open for registration and seeking submissions of animated films ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Spotlight on Mari Jaye Blanchard

Animation Block Party (www.animationblock.com) is the premier animation festival of the East Coast. In this interview series, the founder of ABP, Casey Safron will be introducing Animation ... Continue Reading →
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U.K.’s Encounters Festival Open for Submissions

Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is now accepting entries for its 18th edition, set for Sept. 18-23 in Bristol, England. Expectations for the new edition are high, following ... Continue Reading →
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Czech Republic’s Anifest Accepting Entries Through Dec. 20

The 11th edition of Anifest, slated for April 26-May 1 in the Czech Republic, is open for entries through Dec. 20 and is soliciting films produced after Jan. 1, 2010. The festival seeks ... Continue Reading →
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Berkeley Series Spotlights Disney Animator John Musker

The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive has set a special look Aug. 3-7 at the art of animation with Disney director John Musker, whose credits include Aladdin, The Little ... Continue Reading →
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Rainmaker’s New Short ‘Luna’ Set to Screen at SIGGRAPH

Rainmaker Entertainment’s just-completed animated short film Luna has been chosen to screen at the Electronic Theater at the upcoming SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival set ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa’s TAC Open for Pitch THIS! Submissions

The Ottawa International Animation Festival’s industry event TAC is accepting proposals for its 2011 Pitch THIS! Program, presented by 9 Story Entertainment. This year’s event will ... Continue Reading →
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‘Eagleman Stag’ Wins Prize at LAFF; ‘Switez’ Wins at Palm Springs

Mike Please’s The Eagleman Stag won the Best Animated Short prize at the 17th Edition of the Los Angeles Film Festival this past weekend. Voiced by British actor David Cann, the monochrome ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar News: Untitled 2013 Release; Austin Fetes Lasseter

Disney has scheduled an untitled 3D movie from Pixar for release in theaters Nov. 27, 2013. According to a report on Deadline.com, the release will be an original feature and not a ... Continue Reading →