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Annecy 2013: How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Commercialism and Love the Festival

Nancy Phelps reports on the first Annecy International Animation Festival under the leadership of new creative director Marcel Jean.

Rachel Johnson Blogs

Henreitta Bulkowski by Rachel Johnson

A long long time ago, like 10 years ago, a young woman went to the Czech Republic, learned about puppet animation and made a splendid little film called The Toll Collector.... Now she's back. Well.. she's been back (in the USA) for a while..but I mean back in the 'time to make another film' sense.

Animation Headline News

Academy Announces Animation Gift from Abe Levitow Family

The Levitow family gifts the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences with animation art and related production material from the career of animator Abe Levitow.

Animation Headline News

Chris Landreth's 'Subconscious Password' Travels to SIGGRAPH

Following its world premiere at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, where it received the prestigious Annecy Cristal award for best short film, Chris Landreth’s Subconscious Password has its U.S. premiere at SIGGRAPH 2013.

Cartoon Headline News

Cartoon Network, LEGO Unveil New 'Mixels' Franchise

Cartoon Network and the Lego Group unveil the new Mixels franchise, which will feature animated content (primarily shorts), a rich digital gaming experience, a collectible building toy concept, plus much more, and is set to launch in 2014.

Cartoon Headline News

CN Sneak Peeks Rebecca Sugar’s 'Steven Universe'

Cartoon Network gives an exclusive sneak peek at San Diego Comic-Con of three brand-new original animated series from Cartoon Network Studios: Pete Browngardt’s Uncle Grandpa, Skyler Page’s Clarence, and Rebecca Sugar’s highly-anticipated Steven Universe.


Elliot Cowan’s 'The Stressful Adventures of Boxhead and Roundhead'

AWN's The Miscweant talks to Elliot Cowan, who is in the home stretch of creating the feature-length The Stressful Adventures of Boxhead and Roundhead, an expansion of the animated shorts the veteran animator/animation director has been creating since 2006.