The 85th Oscar Nominations Are In!

Family Guy creator and next month’s Academy Award host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone announced the nominees for this year’s Oscars at 5 a.m. this morning. (January 10) ... Continue Reading →

Disney Releases ‘Paperman’ Single

Walt Disney Records’ soundtrack for the award-winning short Paperman is now available digitally. Christophe Beck (The Muppets, The Hangover Part 1 & 2) composed the uplifting ... Continue Reading →

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 →

10 Animated Shorts Advance in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 85th Academy Awards®. Fifty-six pictures had ... Continue Reading →

57 Shorts Are in the Oscar Game This Year

Last weekend, a total of 57 animated shorts which had qualified to compete in the Oscar race were screened in New York. Thanks to animator Michael Sporn’s (Poe) fantastic blog, we ... Continue Reading →

Platform Animation Fest Announces Fantastic Lineup

Los Angeles residents are in for a treat next month when the acclaimed animation festival Platform pays a visit to the REDCAT theater (October 26-28). In collaboration with CalArts ... Continue Reading →

A Cutting-Edge Valentine to a Gone-by Era

The new Disney short Paperman offers a visually striking marriage between CG and traditional animation. One of the greatest things about the animation business is that every once in ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s ‘Paperman’ to Screen with ‘Wreck-It Ralph’

Disney has announced that its acclaimed new short Paperman will premiere with Wreck-It Ralph on November 2, 2012. Directed by John Kahrs and produced by Kristina Reed, this groundbreaking ... Continue Reading →