CSU Animation and Visual Effects is proud to present the 11th Anniversary of the Australian International Animation Festival. This internationally renowned event features over 100 prestigious films adeptly selected from more than 2,500 submissions from all around the world. The range of styles, genres and techniques is testament to the vibrancy and relevance of creative animation and the premiere screening of this highly acclaimed collection is happening from the humble host city of Wagga Wagga in regional Australia.
Polish animator and indie director Michal Socha talks about his influences, his process and his new couch gag for The Simpsons.
Poster art and images are released from The Secret World of Arriety director Yonebayashi Hiromasa’s forthcoming feature, When Marnie Was There.
Season 4 premiere ranks as most-watched Adult Swim primetime telecast in five years; most-watched original debut in six years; most-watched telecast in 2014 to date among adults 18-24.
New York-based Daniel Savage creates a beautifully animated short film titled Helium Harvey, a story about a curious boy who inhales helium and turns into a balloon.
Polish indie animator Michal Socha directs the Couch Gag for this Sunday’s upcoming episode of The Simpsons, “What to Expect When Bart’s Expecting.”
Art director Neal Holman and animation director Bryan Fordney explain how Floyd County Productions brings us FX’s animated gem.
Based on a recent interview Bill Desowitz did with Wally Pfister (Transcendence), Marc ponders the question whether technology actually fails us.
One of the great names in Japanese animation, Isao Takahata, kicks off Annecy 2014 with a screening of his latest film, The Tale of Princess Kaguya.
In celebration of the season six premiere of Adventure Time and upcoming the Easter holiday, HalloweenCostumes.com has 10 different free printable downloads with tiny egg costumes for Finn, Jake, The Ice King, Gunter, BMO, Princess Bubblegum, and more!
German animation studio FILM BILDER wins the Pulcinella award at Cartoons on the Bay for innovative new preschool series Patchwork Pals, created by award-winning indie animator Angela Steffen.
Jules Guerin and Gabriel H. Fermanelli co-direct colorful and creative 2D animated IDs for Nickelodeon South Europe.
History education gets a boost with TV series Lost Treasure Hunt, directed by Disney animator Richard Bazley and produced by Ghostbot Studios.
Creative communications agency Bray Leino partners with Aardman animations to produce the latest TV campaign for iglü.
Melbourne-based Iluzija Animation Studio tackles a traditionally 2D animated version of Gaston Leroux's classic tale, “The Phantom of the Opera.”
Phase 4 Films releases a new trailer and poster for Jay & Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie, written by Kevin Smith and directed by Steve Stark.
Warner Bros. Animation releases new clips from the all-new series, The Tom and Jerry Show, a fresh take on the iconic cat and mouse duo that “preserves the look, core characters and sensibilities of the original theatrical shorts.”
Newly-signed Passion Pictures directors againstallodds release “Gladly Tuesday,” a new commercial created by Boston advertising agency Hill Holliday for Bank of America made in the style of the 1930s-era Popeye cartoon.
Hornet director Yves Geleyn directs a powerful animated PSA, Monster in the Closet, for non-profit States United to Prevent Gun Violence.
Images from episodes "Spike Gets Skooled" and "Cats Ruffled Furniture" on Cartoon Network's The New Tom and Jerry Show. All images courtesy of Cartoon Network.