The cast of the animated series “Bob’s Burgers,” currently in its fifth season on FOX, has figured out how to do something rare: make money from the live performance of animation.
The second Irish VFX + Animation Summit will take place this weekend in Dublin, Ireland.
90-year-old ‘Schoolhouse Rock!’ composer and singer Bob Dorough performs live in Los Angeles tonight!
Tonight in downtown Los Angeles: Beyond 3D: The Animated World of David OReilly, a retrospective of work by the Irish filmmaker.
Next week, the Cinefamily in Los Angeles will present its Animation Breakdown festival comprised of nineteen events over six days.
To honor Gertie the Dinosaur’s 100th birthday, John Canemaker will recreate Winsor McCay’s original vaudeville act at the Musuem of Modern Art tonight.
The new edition of the KLIK Animation Festival begins in Amsterdam tomorrow and continues through Sunday, November 9th.
This week in Vancouver, the Spark CG Society will hold its annual Spark Animation conference and festival with an impressive group of presenters including Glen Keane, Nora Twomey, Roger Allers, Robert Kondo, and Graham Annable.
Tomorrow night in Manhattan, the National Film Board of Canada will present its latest films.
Festival by Pixelatl begins today in Cuernavaca, Mexico, in what promises to be the largest-ever animation industry event that has ever happened in Mexico.
As part of the Tokyo International Film Festival’s animation focus this year, they will host the 3D premiere of “PIKMIN Short Movies” produced by videogame legend Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of Nintendo’s Mario, Donkey Kong, and The Legend of Zelda.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) has announced the programming slate for its business-oriented Animation Conference (TAC), which runs alongside the film festival.
Popeye brings out the best in everybody. Opening tonight in Los Angeles is “Strong to the Finich! An Official Popeye Tribute Art Show” and there’s some rather attractive pieces in it.
The VIEW Conference, which is the largest computer graphics event in Italy, has announced the line-up for its 15th annual conference, which will take place October 14 to 17 in Turin (Torino), Italy.
The Sundance Film Festival announced that they will launch a touring animation short program next month.
Historian, author and Oscar-winning filmmaker John Canemaker is headed to Los Angeles to present not one, but two animation lectures on the evening of Saturday, September 13th.
The West Coast might have its Comic-Con this week, but the East Coast will be enjoying animated films at the 11th annual Animation Block Party, which starts tomorrow and continues through Sunday.
San Diego Comic-Con 2014 begins tonight. If you have an animation-related project or merchandise that you want attendees to know about, post it in the comments.
Any reason to celebrate the National Film Board of Canada is a good one; the NFB is a model for government-funded arts organizations, both in the freedom granted its filmmakers and its long string of successes.
Comic-Con International: San Diego is almost upon us, and the organizers have released the event’s mammoth program schedule. The madness, taking place from July 24-27, includes hundreds of panels, discussions, art demos, and screenings, with everyone from Buzz Aldrin to Betty White getting their moment to shine.
Typically, the airport is a place that travelers want to spend as little time at as possible, but cartoon fans may want to rethink that strategy. In Japan, a four-day animation festival will be held entirely in an airport later this year, and in San Francisco, a new exhibit of cartoon advertising characters will open this weekend.
Tonight in New York City, two artists who need little introduction—Bill Plympton and Peter de Sève—will discuss their work and artistic process in a discussion moderated by animation director J. J. Sedelmaier.
This Sunday at the BFI Southbank in London, the British Film Institute, in association with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, will present the UK/European premiere of the reconstructed work print of Richard Williams’ “The Thief and the Cobbler.” Williams will discuss the film afterward with film critic David Robinson.
West Coast residents are in luck: if you can’t make it to an international film festival, the festival is coming to you.
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).
“DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition” opened last month at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI). Clearly inspired by “Pixar: 20 Years of Animation,” which was shown at the Museum of Modern Art in New York back in 2005, the DreamWorks show includes over 400 items, and covers the studio’s twenty-year history right up to the present—there are displays about “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” and “How to Train Your Dragon 2,” which will be released next month. It is the largest exhibition in the twelve-year history of the ACMI.