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Pixar Animation Studios Holds Sixth Annual Cartoon Art Museum Benefit

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 5:33am

The Cartoon Art Museum, the only museum in the western United States dedicated to all forms of cartoons and comics, is delighted to host its sixth annual benefit on Saturday, November 14, 2009 at Pixar Animation Studios.

Animation Headline News

Ottawa International Animation Festival 2009: Day 5: Best of the Fest

OIAF is a huge event, with lots of activities in numerous venues. As the festival came to a close on Sunday night, it was a pleasure to be able to sink down into the seats of the ByTowne Theatre and watch the Best of the Fest – the award-winning animation shorts.

Design Headline News

The New School Presents Art & Design Public Programs

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 6:24am

This fall, The New School, including Parsons The New School for Design, the Vera List Center for Art and Politics, and Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts, presents a wide range of programs in the fields of art and design.

Pitch Headline News

Ottawa International Animation Festival 2009: Day 4: Animation Hustle

OIAF’s Chez Ani Café was transformed from a peaceful koffeeklatch to the crowded, boisterous AniMarket as throngs of job-hungry animators jostled to get in line and chat up recruiting companies.

Animation Headline News

Mary and Max Wins Ottawa

The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) comes to an end with the highly anticipated closing ceremonies held this evening at the Museum of Civilization in Gatineau. Organizers announced the winners of the official competition during the ceremonies.

Selick Headline News

Ottawa International Animation Festival 2009: Day 3: Only at OIAF

Only at OIAF can you get a chance to talk about the crazy Balloon Boy escapade with veteran Simpsons director David Silverman, and get to compare that incident with a Simpsons episode where prankster Bart pretends to be little Timmy, a boy who has fallen down a well. Happily, like Bart/Timmy, Balloon Boy was safe and sound the whole time.

October Headline News

Online Launch for Teletoon Detour Pilot Projects

By Matt Kapko | Monday, October 19, 2009 at 5:34am

Straddling a wide range of topics, style of animation and comedy sensibilities, the ten pilot episodes created through the TELETOON Detour Pilot Project are set to roll out on Sympatico.ca and thedetour.ca from October 23.

Animation Headline News

Nickelodeon Introduces Its Latest Innovation in Animation for Its Hit Saturday

By Matt Kapko | Monday, October 19, 2009 at 5:09am

Nickelodeon will premiere Fanboy and Chum Chum, a new CG animated comedy spin-off from the Nicktoons Network anthology series Random! Cartoons, on Friday, Nov. 6 at 9:00 p.m.

Film Headline News

Former Film Roman-ers Start Bento Box

Former Film Roman president/COO Scott Greenberg, SIMPSONS producer Joel Kuwahara and KING OF THE HILL producer Mark McJimsey have formed the new animation and live-action production company Bento Box Ent., reports VARIETY.

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