The 2012 Features Race

With the potential to nab five nomination spots instead of just three this year, the toon industry is sure to see a wider variety of films vying for the Best Animated Feature award ... Continue Reading →

Animation Magazine’s Oscar Watch [Part 1 of 4]

Early award season watchers seem to be unable (or unwilling) to pick frontrunners in the animation race this year. But most of them have high hopes for a certain Belgian boy reporter ... Continue Reading →

18 Films Submitted in Animated Feature Oscar Race

Eighteen features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 84th Academy Awards. The 18 submitted features are: The Adventures of Tintin Alois ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks’ ‘Puss in Boots’ Powered by HP

Tech giant HP has announced that DreamWorks Animation chose HP technology to push the boundaries of CG animation for its most technically advanced film to day, the Shrek spin-off Puss ... Continue Reading →

‘Kung Fu Panda’ Show Premieres on Nick on Nov. 7

Nick has announced Monday Nov. 7 as the premiere date for the its new Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness animated series. The CG-animated DreamWorks Animation co-pro kicking off ... Continue Reading →

‘Kung Fu Panda 2′ Director to Speak at SIGGRAPH Asia

Jennifer Yu Nelson, the acclaimed director of DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 2 and the film’s production designer Raymond Zibach are two of the featured speakers at SIGGRAPH ... Continue Reading →

‘KFP 2′ Director Nelson Honored by LA Femme Fest

The LA Femme Film Festival has announced its Award Honorees for the seventh edition of the fest, set for Oct. 13-16. Among the notable women of film the event has chosen to celebrate ... Continue Reading →

Italy’s View Conference Unveils Stellar Program

Turin’s leading digital technology confab View Conference (and sister festival ViewFest) have announced the impressive plans for this year’s edition, which takes place Oct. 25-28. Among ... Continue Reading →

‘Kung Fu Panda 2′ Is Highest-Grossing Film Directed by a Woman

It looks like Po and his band of warriors have broken another big record this month. According to box office reports, Kung Fu Panda 2 has become the highest grossing film ever directed ... Continue Reading →

Harry Potter Dethroned by Smurfs Overseas

It looks like Peyo’s little blue guys have dethroned Harry Potter from the top of the global box office chart this weekend. Sony’s live-action/CG hybrid movie delivered over $60 ... Continue Reading →