Animation director and Academy Award nominee Michael Sporn is dead at the age of 67 following illness due to pancreatic cancer.
Category: Short Films
Animator and filmmaker Ernest “Nag” Ansorge passes away on December 26 in Lausanne, Switzerland, two months before what would have been his 89th birthday.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival unveils a new poster by Irish animator David OReilly and announces a retrospective of his work.
Following this morning’s announcement of the nominations for the 86th Academy Awards, animation nominees write in with their reactions.
The nominations for the 86th Academy Awards have been announced, including the nominees for best animated feature film of the year, best animated short film, and achievement in visual effects.
A trailer for But Milk is Important, the graduation film from Norwegian animators Eirik Grønmo Bjørnsen and Anna Mantzaris, is now online.
The deadline for submissions to the Animated Com Award at the 21st Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film is extended to February 14, 2014.
Animation Production Day, hosted by the FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia and the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, takes place April 24-25, 2014; the deadline for submissions is February 28.
DreamWorks Animation expands its partnership with YouTube to produce a series of daily shows highlighting some of the most compelling entertainment on the video-sharing website.
Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity leads the field with 11 nominations for this year's British Academy Film Awards, presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
Organizers for SIGGRAPH’s 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques issue a call for submissions.
Larry D. Mann, the voice of Yukon Cornelius in the animated Christmas favorite Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, has died at the age of 91.
Kicking off on Thursday, January 9, the American Cinematheque in Hollywood presents a month-long adult animation series that runs through Saturday, January 25.
A weary traveler finds shelter in a shrine for old tools, appeasing angry spirits with his expert repairs.
The 2013 edition of the CalArts 48 Hour Lockdown animation challenge yields two hours of content and nearly 70 animations.
Zu3D stop-motion animation software, developed to give children (and adults) of all ages the freedom to create amazing animated films quickly and easily, is now available for use on the iPad.
A phone call ends a secret romance, while images of feudal Chinese combat provide a poignant landscape in this beautiful and imaginative short film.
Creative company Fake Love collaborates with New York-based artist and filmmaker Aerosyn-Lex Mestrovic for his directorial debut, Scriptura Vitae, a short film commissioned for the UK’s Channel 4 "Random Acts" segments.
A screening of recent student works from Croatia’s School of Animated Film is set for January 8, 2014, at the California Film Institute.