Spike & Mike Titles Featured in ShortsHD August Lineup

ShortsHD continues its Summer of Animation celebration into August, when it will premiere a slew of top shorts from the iconic Spike & Mike Festival’s 30 years of programming ... Continue Reading →

Anime Reviews: ‘Short Peace’, ‘Naruto’ Movie

Short Peace: Complete Collection Sentai Film Works: $29.98, Blu-ray Although Katsuhiro Otomo’s reputation rests principally on his watershed cyberpunk feature Akira, his third ... Continue Reading →

Academy Invites 27 to Join Shorts and Animation Branch

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →

‘Through the Hawthorn…’ Tops Stuttgart Honors

The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film concluded its 21st edition April 27 by announcing the winners of the Trickstar awards. The festival reported a record attendance of 85,000. The ... Continue Reading →

‘Frozen,’ ‘Mr. Hublot,’ ‘Gravity’ Win Animation-VFX Oscars

Frozen took home the Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song Oscars Sunday night, with the French short Mr. Hublot winning the best animated short film. Frozen won the song category ... Continue Reading →

NYICFF Announces Full 2014 Slate

The New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival has announced its full slate for the 2014 edition, which runs March 7-30 at five Manhattan locations, and will include 100 new ... Continue Reading →

‘Frozen,’ ‘Gravity’ Top 3D Creative Awards

Disney’s smash-hit animated feature Frozen took top toon honors at the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society’s 3D Creative Arts Awards, while Gravity dominated ... Continue Reading →

Oscar-Nominated Shorts Hit Theaters Jan. 31

Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures are bringing the Oscar-nominated animated short films to theaters for the ninth straight year, starting Jan. 31. The animated shorts will be released ... Continue Reading →

Five Animated Pics Nominated for Academy Awards

This morning (Jan. 16), the nominations for the 86th Annual Academy Awards were announced at a news conference at the Samuel Goldwyn theater in Beverly Hills. Here are the animation ... Continue Reading →

The Animated Short List

In early November, the Academy unveiled the ten short films that qualified to run in the Best Animated Short race. Surprisingly, Pixar’s Blue Umbrella didn’t make the cut–but ... Continue Reading →