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Oscar Nominates ‘Toy Story 3,’ ‘How to Train Your Dragon,’ ‘Illusionist’ for Animated Picture

The nominees for the 83rd annual Oscars were announced Tuesday morning, with the best animated feature race falling to How to Train Your Dragon, The Illusionist and Toy Story 3. Disney-Pixar’s ... Continue Reading →
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Question for the Week of January 24 2011

Which animated feature and short will win the Oscar this year? It’s your turn to vote! Features Shorts Toy Story 3 Day & Night How to Train Your Dragon The Gruffalo The ... Continue Reading →
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New Year Weekend Gives Boost to ‘Yogi Bear’

The first box office faceoff of 2011 may have lacked the type of fireworks Hollywood normally likes to trumpet, but the lack of major releases turned out to give a big boost to Yogi ... Continue Reading →
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Online Film Critics Give Another Nod to ‘Toy Story 3′

The Online Film Critics Society clicked with Toy Story 3, naming the film the best animated feature of 2010 though passing up on making it their best film of the year. In the animated ... Continue Reading →
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Raves for ‘Illusionist’ Brighten Weak Holiday Box Office

Hollywood didn’t get exactly the present it wanted from the box office for Christmas, with box office failing to set any records despite some high-profile opening, but it did ... Continue Reading →
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Chomet’s ‘The Illusionist’ Opens on Saturday

Practical Magic Based on a script by the late French helmer Jacques Tati, Sylvain Chomet’s The Illusionist delivers a beautiful homage to a vanishing breed of entertainers. More ... Continue Reading →
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Songs From Eight Animated Films Make Oscar Short List

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has declared 41 songs are  in contention for the Original Song Oscar, including several from animated and VFX-driven pics. Included ... Continue Reading →
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Golden Globes Nominates Five for Best Animated Feature

There was no great surprise among the nominees for the Golden Globes’ animated feature film category, which were announced this morning. Up for the award are: Despicable Me How ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toy Story 3,’ ‘Illusionist’ Lead Critics’ Lists

It’s that time of year when critics shower laurels upon their favorite movies, with Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story 3 and Sylvain Chomet’s The Illusionist leading the race ... Continue Reading →
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CTN Expo Brings Moebius, The Illusionist to Burbank Nov. 19-21

Forget about Thanskgiving! For all of us toon fans, the most-anticipated event of November has to be Burbank’s fantastic CTN Animation Expo. For the second year in a row, event organizer ... Continue Reading →