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U.K.’s Moviehouse Entertainment is shopping the upcoming animated feature The Hero of Color City at the Cannes market this week. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film will be directed by industry veteran and ASIFA-Hollywood president Frank Gladstone and produced by Max Howard (Igor) and John D. Eraklis, founder and [...]
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its key dates for the upcoming awards season. The 41st Annual Annie Awards ceremony is set for Saturday, February 1, 2014. Location will be announced shortly. Call for entries will begin on Monday, September 2, 2013, with complete Rules and Category information to [...]
Disney’s underdog hero Wreck-It Ralph had a sweet night at the Annie Awards on Saturday (February 2) as it took home the prize for Best Animated Feature. The film’s helmer Richard Moore also won for Best Director. The acclaimed movie, which has made over $368.4 million globally, was also honored [...]
The 40th Annual Annie Awards have revealed which names from the toon biz will be hosting honors at the awards ceremony on Saturday, February 2 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The lucky fellows are former Annie Awards host and movie reviewer Leonard Maltin, and voice actors Rob Paulsen and Maurice LaMarche. [...]
The 40th Annie Award nominations were announced this morning (Dec. 3) and it looks like ASIFA voters decided to spread the wealth among many of this year’s animated features and TV shows. In the crowded Best Animated Feature category, eight pictures—Pixar’s Brave, Disney’s Frankenweenie and Wreck-It Ralph, Sony Animaton’s Hotel [...]
Fans of indie animator Bill Plympton are in for a treat this week as the new documentary Adventures in Plymptoons! becomes available on DVD and VOD. Directed by Alexia Anastasio, this charming documentary follows the influential animator from his rainy childhood days in Portland, OR to his self-made career as a [...]
It’s a great week for indie toons on home video, with the release of Chico & Rita and Adventures in Plymptoons! leading the way. Nominated for an Oscar, Chico & Rita (New Video Group, $29.95 DVD, $39.95 Blu-ray-DVD and CD soundtrack combo pack) is a stunning animated feature from directors Javier [...]
The 10th anniversary celebration of Sony Pictures Animation (SPA) continues with a five-week series of special screenings featuring SPA’s collection of animated and hybrid films, as well as reunions with filmmakers participating in Q & As following each screening, rare footage/materials from the SPA archives and giveaways. The series, which [...]
On the occasion of our 25th anniversary, we asked our readers and the top movers and shakers in the industry to tell us what animation has meant to them and how it has changed their lives. Here is just a sampler of the many wonderful and touching responses we received. [...]
Patton Oswalt, the voice of Remy, everyone’s favorite rat chef in Pixar’s Ratatouille, will be the host of this year’s 39th Annual Annie Awards on Saturday, Feb. 4 at UCLA’s Royce hall. “The Annies are where the real weirdos hang, and it’s a visual feast just to have a drink [...]