Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ has won the top short film at the Sundance Film Festival.
Laika’s “The Boxtrolls” topped the noms with a total of thirteen; the awards will be handed out January 31, 2015, in Los Angeles, California.
See the full list of winners from Portugal’s Cinanima festival.
The KLIK! Animation Festival concluded its six-day event last Sunday in Amsterdam, awarding its top prize to Piotr Dumala’s festival favorite “Hipopotamy.”
The 3rd annual edition of Primanima, a festival dedicated entirely to student work and debut professional films, took place last week in Budaörs, Hungary.
I just returned from an awesome week in Bucharest, Romania where I was on the jury of the 9th edition of the Anim’est festival.
Veteran Polish filmmaker Piotr Dumala won the short film grand prize for “Hipopotamy” at the Ottawa International Animation Festival, which wrapped up its 2014 edition yesterday.
Daisy Jacobs’ “The Bigger Picture,” a graduation film from Britain’s National Film and Television School, won the top prize at the 12th annual Fantoche animation festival, which wrapped up last Sunday in Baden, Switzerland.
Last Friday the Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced a list of 21 scientific and technical achievements in 16 different areas, which have been selected for further awards consideration.
Last night was a night of cartoon firsts at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards as “Bob’s Burgers” and “Simpsons” voice actor Harry Shearer each won an Emmy Award for the first time.
The Golden Globes, awarded annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., has revised its rules for the animated feature category. The winner of the category has gone on to win the Oscar in six of the last seven years.
Cartoon Brew’s fifth annual Student Animation Festival will launch tomorrow, August 5th, with the grand-prize winning work “Mr. Piggy Dies in 25 Dimensions” by Josh Sehnert.
On Monday, Jeffrey Katzenberg became just the second animation figure to receive the National Medal of Arts.
President Obama will honor DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg with the 2013 National Medal of Arts.
The nominations for the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning, and the big animation news isn’t who was nominated, but who wasn’t: “The Simpsons”
SIGGRAPH has announced the winners of its 41st annual Computer Animation Festival. These projects will be shown amongst more than 100 pieces at the 2014 conference that will take place August 10-14 in Vancouver, Canada.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the stodgy group of film industry workers who hand out the Oscars, has revealed a list of the 271 people it has invited to become members of its organization this year.
Irish filmmaker Alan Holly’s “Coda”was the grand prize winner at Fest Anča, which wrapped up last Sunday in Žilina, Slovakia.
The 41st Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Awards were held last Friday in Los Angeles. The big winners in the animation categories were the PBS series “Peg + Cat” and the Nick series “Peter Rabbit,” which each picked up three awards.
The Annecy International Animated Film Festival, the world’s oldest and biggest animation festival, wrapped up its 38th edition on June 14th. Here is the complete list of winners.
In a sign of changing times, animated programming produced for both Netflix and YouTube has begun to earn a significant number of Emmy Award nominations, competing alongside traditional broadcast and cable series.
The 24th edition of Animafest Zagreb wrapped up today in Zagreb, Croatia. It is the second-oldest continually running animation festival in Europe, after Annecy. The Grand Prix for short film was awarded to Yumi Joung’s “Love Games.” A complete list of winners is below.
The 45th annual ASIFA-East Animation Festival Awards took place last Sunday in Manhattan. The long-running ceremony, which celebrates achievements in East Coast animation, is making an effort to gradually transform its annual ceremony into a more upscale affair.
There is just one annual animation award in the United States that is older than the Oscars and that’s the ASIFA-East Animation Festival. This year’s ceremony will mark the 45th year in a row that the festival has been presented. It takes place this Sunday, May 18th, at the New School’s newly built Tishman Auditorium (63 5th Avenue in Manhattan).
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced the finalists for the 41st Student Academy Awards. The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 7, at the DGA Theater in Hollywood. Among the five categories, one of them is dedicated entirely to animation, and another category—Alternative—includes animated films in it, too.
The 17th edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival concluded last Sunday in Utrecht, Netherlands. The winners of the top prizes for both feature film and narrative short hailed from South Korea.