Michael Sporn has posted news on his blog that independent animator Karen Aqua has passed away following a 10 year battle with cancer.
Category: Short Films
The Xiamen International animation festival (2011) will be held in the city of Xiamen from November 4th-7th.
12 students from nine U.S. colleges and universities and three students from outside the U.S. have been selected as winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 38th Annual Student Academy Awards competition.
As the Fiat 500 rolls off the assembly line and into US showrooms, director Mark Kudsi of commercial production company Motion Theory is upping the excitement with a kinetic branded music video that tells the story of Fiat owner and car preparing to meet each other.
5th-grade award-winning film critic, animator, entertainment personality Perry Chen is the youngest of 75 animators who created “Guard Dog Global Jam,” which will have its Los Angeles Premiere at the New Media Film Festival on May 20, 2011 in Hollywood. Perry Chen will attend the red carpet premiere and audience Q&A on May 20 as the film opens the festival. “Guard Dog Global Jam” is based on Bill Plympton’s Oscar-nominated “Guard Dog.” It won “Best Experimental Film” at the ASIFA-EAST Animation Festival in May 2011.
Dr. Toon discusses the role of the Eponymous Hero in the latest installment on cultivating critical thought.
North America's largest animation event, the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is reminding the animation community to get their work in before it’s too late.
The 16th FMX Conference on Animation, Games, Effects and Interactive Media ended yesterday achieving remarkable successes!
The 18th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, the FMX 2011 and the Animation Production day transformed Stuttgart into the capital of animation for an eventful six days.
Disney has released the synopsis and first image from its latest CG short LA LUNA, directed by Enrico Casarosa and produced by Kevin Reher.
Shorts International, the world’s leading short movie entertainment company, has announced the launch of ShortsHD on DIRECTV.
The following six animated short films came out of the Cartoon Network Development Studio Europe, based in London.
The 84th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 26, 2012, Academy President Tom Sherak announced today.
After the great success of the first edition, Annecy 2011 and YouTube are proud to announce the participation of the Walt Disney Animation Studios in this animated film competition.
Tsvika Oren has been deeply involved in animation for the better part of 30 years - creating, teaching, writing, judging, jurying…
This year Anima Brussels (4 through 13 March 20) pulled out all the stops to celebrate the festival’s 30th Anniversary. In addition to the seven programs of World Shorts in competition and numerous feature films in and out of competition, there was an outstanding roster of who’s who from the world of animation. Read all about this great event!
52 entries from 32 countries, along with 523 entries from students representing 136 U.S. colleges and universities, are in competition for the 2011 Student Academy Awards.
The highly anticipated BlackBerry PlayBook tablet will come pre-installed with a free app from the National Film Board of Canada (NFB).
New York-based creative studio Nice Shoes is premiering two lyrical 3D short films conceived, shot and produced entirely in-house.