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Animation Restorations Highlight UCLA’s 2017 Festival of Preservation

UCLA Film & Television Archive’s 18th Festival of Preservation kicks off in early March with a showcase of the latest restoration projects from its renown archive. In addition to undiscovered gems from classic Hollywood, rare silents, the films of Laurel & Hardy, 1960s television specials – and much more – the archive is devoting one […]

New GLAS Animation Festival Trailer Is A Visual Knock-Out

The 2nd Annual GLAS Animation Festival in Berkeley California is fast approaching (it’s March 2nd-5th, 2017) and competition selections, curated programs, special guests, and the complete festival schedule will soon be announced. In the meantime, the absolutely dazzling 2017 GLAS Feastival Trailer was released today – and its a visual knock-out. Take a look:

Tuesday Night: “Valentoons” @ Cinefamily

In the cartoon world, marriage is not reserved exclusively for joining two humans. It can be between two mice, two wabbits — even a skunk and a pussycat! On Tuesday night, February 14th, Animation Scoop editor Jerry Beck opens the film vault and presents a collection of love-obsessed cartoon classics starring all your favorites, from […]

Saturday in Burbank: The Afternoon of Remembrance

This Saturday (2/11) at Noon will be the Afternoon of Remembrance, when the animation family comes together to laugh, cry and remember all our friends who departed last year. All are welcome – the doors open at noon for refreshments, the memorials start at 1pm. At the Animation Guild in Burbank – 1105 N. Hollywood […]

Women In Animation Laraine Newman Q&A Event Feb. 28th

As part of their continuing series of Inside the Actors Studio-style interviews with notable female voice actors, Women In Animation is hosting a conversation with comedian and prolific voice actress, Laraine Newman. Hosted by Amy Ulrich, at Dreamworks Campanile Theater in Glendale the Q&A will take place Tuesday February 28, 2017 starting at 7pm. Laraine […]

Watch The Annie Awards Tonight – Live – HERE!

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces the winners tonight for their 44th Annual Annie Awards, recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. The Annies cover 36 categories and include Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Feature-Independent, Special Productions, Commercials, Short Subjects, Student Films and Outstanding Individual Achievements, as well as the honorary Juried […]

Academy’s “Oscar Week” Celebrates Nominees For Best Animated Feature and Shorts

In the week leading up to the 89th Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s nominees in the Animated Feature Film (hosted by Pixar’s Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera), and Animated and Live Action Short Film (hosted by animator (and Deadpool director) Tim […]

ANNIE AWARDS: Slate of Presenters Announced

Saturday, February 4th will mark the 44th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in animation. This year’s slate of presenters include former Lakers basketball legend, Kobe Bryant; actress Jenna Elfman; animator and film director, Patrick Osborne; Auli’l Cravalho (Moana); animator, author and illustrator, Glen Keane; actor and comedian, Tom Kenny; Paige O’Hara (25th Anniversary […]

GLAS Animation Signal Film by Albert Omoss

The 2nd Annual GLAS Animation Festival in Berkeley California is fast approaching (it’s March 2nd-5th, 2017) and competition selections, curated programs, special guests, and the complete festival schedule will soon be announced. In the meantime, the absolutely dazzling 2017 GLAS signal film – directed by Albert Omoss, featuring music by San Diego based duo Pal […]

Richard Williams Discusses Career With John Canemaker At MoMA

On Saturday, September 24th, animation historian John Canemaker sat down with animator Richard Williams to discuss the Museum of Modern Art’s new release of his classic film, The Thief and the Cobbler: A Moment in Time. An animated masterpiece that was started in 1964, worked on for decades, it was never really finished and had […]

The Jerry Beck Winter Tour 2016

I don’t know about you – but I’m celebrating the holidays with two local cartoon screenings and two animated radio broadcasts and I’m inviting everyone – and that means YOU – to join me. The first is tonight, as I appear on Stu’s Show, an internet radio broadcast of media-maven Stu Shostack. I suppose we […]

GLAS Animation Festival 2017 Announces Special Guests

The second edition of the GLAS Animation Festival is on its way, taking place March 2nd-5th, 2017 in the city of Berkeley, California, just a quick ride away from San Francisco. Guests this year include Brad Bird (The Incredibles, The Iron Giant), Massaski Yusa (Mind Game), George Schwizgebel (Jeu), Mathieu Labaye (The Labyrinth), Amy Lockhart […]

2016 Golden Globe Nominations for Animated Feature

Snubbing Pixar and Dreamworks, The Red Turtle and Your Name, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association today named the following five nominees for its annual Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature: KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS Laika; Focus Features MOANA Walt Disney Animation Studios; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI Rita […]

The Annual “Greatest Cartoons Ever” Event at The Alex Theater in Glendale

Once a year at a landmark theater in Glendale California, a new compilation of the Greatest Cartoons Ever unspools on the big screen to the delight of animation lovers everywhere. The Alex Film Society created an annual film festival to show off the most-wonderful animated shorts from the Golden Age of Hollywood – presented as […]

Cinefamily’s Halloween “Spook-tacular”

My annual Halloween “Spook-tacular” screening and party is on in Los Angeles next week – on Halloween – and you’re all invited! Yes, that’s right. While everyone else is “trick-or-treating” all over town, I’ll be screening Halloween cartoons on the big screen – with rare film prints AND digital restorations from the “vaults”. I cannot […]