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Disney Legend Alice Davis, Costumer for Classic Rides, Dies Age 93

Alice Davis, a costume designer who dressed some of Disney Parks' most recognizable animatronics, died Thursday, November 3 at age 93. The news was...

Heritage Animation Auction Tops Another Record with $4.5M Event

Biographer John Canemaker once wrote that Mary Blair's conceptual paintings for such films as Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan and Cinderella were "as delicious...

Heritage Hits Record $3.7M Animation Auction; ‘Simpsons’ Cel Goes for $24K

By all accounts, Mary Blair was Walt Disney’s favorite artist. She was a definite favorite, too, of the more than 4,100 worldwide bidders who...

NYICFF Announces 2020 Shorts Selection & Jury

Oscar-qualifying New York International Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF) announces the complete short film lineup for its 2020 Festival, which runs February 21-March 15 at...

Beloved Animation Legend Richard Williams Passes at Age 86

Beloved animation director Richard Williams passed away on Friday evening at age 86 in his home in Bristol. Williams is best known for being...

FMX: ‘Lost in Space,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ and History of Animation Added

The FMX 2019 conference is around the corner, headed to Stuttgart with the latest in visual effects, animation, games and immersive media from April...

New York Children’s Fest Announce Full Short Lineup & Jury

Oscar-qualifying New York International Children’s Film Festival has announced the complete short film lineup for its 2019 event, which runs February 22-March 17 at...

Stuff We Love: A Summer Bounty of Books, Discs & More

***These reviews were written for the August‘18 issue of Animation Magazine (#282)*** The onslaught of San Diego Comic-Con announcements got us (and our shopping list)...

Bill Plympton Tackles Trump in New Webtoon

Academy Award nominee and Palme D’Or winner Bill Plympton - the “King of Indie Animation" -- is turning his filmmaking passion toward politics with...

NYICFF Calls for 2018 Entries, Sets Dates

The New York International Children’s Film Festival will return to the Big Apple from February 23 to March 18, 2018, at venues throughout the...

‘Heads Together’ Wins 2017 NYICFF Short Grand Prize

Over the weekend, four weekends of international film programming for kids and teens which made up the 20th anniversary edition of the New York...

NYICFF Reveals Complete 2017 Slate

The Oscar-qualifying New York International Children’s Film Festival -- which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, February 24-March 19 -- has unveiled its full...

NY Children’s Film Fest Reveals Jury, Slate Preview

The New York International Children’s Film Festival has named the jurors for the 2016 event, and unveiled a slate preview for the program running...

NY Children’s Fest Sets 2016 Dates

The 19th edition of the New York International Children's Film Festival -- an Oscar-qualifying event for the Best Animated Short Film category -- will...

Canemaker Celebrates Masters McCay, Disney

Animation historian and Oscar-winning animator John Canemaker will pay tribute to two of the medium's masters, Winsor McCay and Walt Disney, in a three-part...

Books We Love – Issue #240

Magic Color Flair: The World of Mary Blair By John Canemaker Iconic Disney artist Mary Blair (1911-1978) is one of the most notable illustrators of the...

Books We Love – Issue #238

The Art and Flair of Mary Blair: An Appreciation (Updated Edition) By John Canemaker and Mary Blair You'll find few animators and artists who are not...

NYICFF Sets Jury and Previews 2014 Slate

The New York International Children's Film Festival has announced its 2014 jury will include such luminaries as John Canemaker, Bill Plympton and Henry Selick,...

Disney Museum Pays Tribute to Bozzetto

Last month, San Francisco's Walt Disney Family Museum launched a comprehensive exhibit featuring the works of world-renowned Italian animator Bruno Bozzetto. The celebrated director...

A Tale of Two Johns

Last week would have been John Lennon's 73rd birthday, a fact that was widely recognized around the world. While a lot of people realize...
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