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Celebrating Comics and Animation History ANIMATIONWorld

‘From Popeye to Persepolis - Comics and the Animated Film’ Exhibition Comes to Angouleme

Expansive and comprehensive show at France’s The Museum of the International City of Comics and Images, the Louvre for comic books and animation lovers, features rare drawings, films, and early film equipment spotlighting numerous industry pioneers.

NFB Headline News

Seven NFB Films to Screen at 17th Annual Sommets du Cinéma D’animation

Oscar-winners Snowden and Fine’s hilarious ‘Animal Behaviour’ and pinscreen gem ‘Embraced’ lead National Film Board’s impressive festival roster.   

Winsor McCay ANIMATIONWorld

Animation History: Winsor McCay Started His Professional Art Career at Age 13

While McKay is remembered for ‘Little Nemo’ and ‘The Sinking of the Lusitania,’ it was a passenger steamer named The Alpena that may have had the biggest impact on the pioneering animator’s career.

Preservation Headline News

U.S. Film Registry adds ‘Dumbo,’ ‘Lusitania’

Classic Disney feature and Winsor McCay-animated short on list that also includes ‘The Goonies,’ ‘Superman’ and ‘Titanic.’

Short Films Headline News

Winsor McCay, George Pal & Walt Disney Shorts Named to 2015 National Film Registry

Library of Congress adds Winsor McCay’s ‘Dreams of a Rarebit Fiend,’ George Pal’s ‘John Henry and the Inky-Poo,’ and Walt Disney's ‘The Old Mill’ and ‘The Story of Menstruation’ to the National Film Registry.

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‘Saga,’ ‘Lumberjanes,’ ‘Little Nemo’ Top 2015 Eisner Awards

The big winners at the 2015 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, were Image Comics’ ‘Saga,’ BOOM! Box’s ‘Lumberjanes,’ and Winsor McCay’s classic newspaper series ‘Little Nemo.’

Short Films Headline News

‘Back to the Drawing Board: Animated Shorts’ to Air on TCM Oct. 6

Turner Classic Movie’s special evening of programming to feature 28 cartoon shorts from pioneering American cartoonist and animator Winsor McCay, Bray Studios and Van Beuren Studios.