“Our primary goal is to broaden and redefine the perception of animation in the US.”
The deadline to purchase an online pass is tomorrow.
Who needs an ice bucket when you can have pie?
The festival is set to take place next March in California.
Mexico’s largest animation industry conference will take place next month in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
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.
Steven Spielberg’s “Jurassic Park,” along with other early-to-mid-Nineties films like “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” and “Toy Story,” were all part of a breakthrough era in CGI filmmaking. What many people may not realize, however, is that the decision to create computer-animated dinosaurs wasn’t made until the film was well into production.
Hands down the most entertaining speech at the Annie Awards tonight was delievered by animator and director Phil Tippett (“Return of the Jedi,” “RoboCop,” “Jurassic Park”) who received a Winsor McCay Award for lifetime achievement. After telling stories of a Steven Spielberg vomiting episode and warning audiences that he himself might projectile vomit on them due to a bad batch of hummus at the pre-award ceremony, he ended his speech with this modest but resonant piece of advice.
The rest of America can have their Super Bowl tomorrow, but the animation world’s big night is TONIGHT. Slap on your cleanest pair of underwear or panties, wedge that huge tub of ice cream inbetween your legs, and settle in to watch the livestream of the 41st annual Annie Awards from the solitary comfort of your couch. The video below will begin live from Los Angeles at 7pm PT/10pm ET.