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Women In Animation Awards Diversity Honors To Disney Animation, directors Twomey and Kahrs

Women in Animation (WIA) is proud to announce the inaugural WIA Diversity Awards recipients, in partnership with Spark Computer Graphics Society (Spark CG): Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) and filmmakers Nora Twomey (The Breadwinner) and Academy Award-winning director John Kahrs (Paperman) for his short film, June: Life Is Better When You Share The Ride. The […]

VIP Tickets On Sale Now For Annie Awards

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today that VIP tickets for the 45th Annual Annie Awards are now on sale at annieawards.org/tickets. The 45th Annual Annie Awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The price of a VIP ticket admits you to the pre- and post- receptions, […]

The Academy’s 2017 “Careers In Film Summit” Animation Panel

The Academy will present its 3rd annual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday, October 14th, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The day-long event will provide high school and college students the opportunity to learn about careers in the motion picture industry, as well as hear from Academy members, Oscar-winning and nominated filmmakers, […]

FULL SCHEDULE: “Animation Is Film” In L.A. Oct. 20-22

Here is comes. The inaugural year of Gkids Animation Is Film festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, commences in two weeks. Gkids has teamed with the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, Variety magazine and ASIFA-Hollywood to launch Animation Is Film, an annual animation festival in Los Angeles. The first edition will showcase […]

HOKEY SMOKES! A June Foray Celebration on September 19th at the Academy

And Now, Here’s Something We Hope You’ll Really Like… On September 19th, 2017, a group of June Foray’s friends will gather to celebrate her life, her career and her all-around wonderfulness. It will be at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater which is housed in the headquarters of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This […]

NYC Event July 25th: “The Amazing and Incredible History and Future of Brooklyn Animation”

2017 is a momentous year for Brooklyn animation. Archivist David Kay is hosting an event next week to celebrate the 150th birthday of Winsor McCay and the 100th anniversary of Max Fleischer’s rotoscope patent). The event is titled The Amazing and Incredible History and Future of Brooklyn Animation and it hopes to enlighten, inspire and […]

Animation Block Party 2017: Complete Schedule and Festival Line-up

The fourteenth annual Animation Block Party is July 27th – July 30th, 2017 at Rooftop Films and BAMcinématek in Brooklyn, NY, has just posted its complete schedule for this year’s event. Animation Block Party Opening Night at Rooftop Films begins on Thursday, July 27th – a diverse compilation of extraordinary animated shorts from all over […]

SIGGRAPH 2017 Announces Floyd Norman as Keynote Speaker

SIGGRAPH 2017, the world’s leading annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, proudly announces Floyd Norman, the first African-American animator to work for Walt Disney Animation Studios, as its keynote speaker. SIGGRAPH’s keynote session featuring Norman will be presented as a fireside chat, allowing attendees the opportunity to hear […]

GLAS Presenting Georges Schwizgebel Retrospective This Thursday in DTLA

GLAS Animation (GLobal Animation Syndicate), the Los Angeles non-profit organization run “by animators for animators”, is presenting a retrospective of the work of Swiss animation legend Georges Schwizgebel, one of the most celebrated independent animators of all time. The event will happen at LA’s Downtown Independent Theatre on Thursday June 22nd at 8:30pm. Schwizgebel was […]

Gkids, Annecy and Variety To Launch L.A. “Animation Is Film” Festival in October

GKIDS, the distributor of acclaimed animated features, Annecy International Animation Film Festival, the world’s leading animation Festival and Market, and Variety magazine, have announced the launch of ANIMATON IS FILM, an annual animation film festival in Los Angeles. The first edition will run October 20-22 at the TCL Chinese 6 Theater in Hollywood (Mann’s Chinese […]

SATURDAY: “Cartoon Dump” with Frank Conniff in Hollywood

Comedian Frank Conniff (Mystery Science Theatre 3000, Invader Zim) returns for one final performance of Cartoon Dump this Saturday night at the Steve Allen Theatre in Hollywood. Started in 2007 by Conniff and animation historian Jerry Beck (yours truly), the show is a stand-up comedy revue, done in the style of 1960s afternoon kids shows, […]

The 40th Anniversay Screening of Richard Williams “Raggedy Ann & Andy” at Animation Block Party

Brooklyn’s Animation Block Party will be presenting a 40th year anniversary screening of Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure with a brand new 35mm restored print via Steve Stanchfeld, who will participate in a post-screening Q&A moderated by Jerry Beck. This event is scheduled for 4:30pm on Saturday July 29th at BAMcinématek in Brooklyn. […]

THURSDAY in LA: Fleischer’s “Gulliver’s Travels” @ LACMA with Live Music

For the fourth edition of Film Independent’s new Bring the Noise series at LACMA (The Los Angeles Museum of Art) — in which musical artists compose original score for favorite films, and play the score live in real time to accompany the movie — the band Inc. No World bring their skills to “one of […]

Animator Mark Kausler To Present “I Love Cartoons” Screenings At The Animation Guild

No one (and I mean NO ONE) knows classic cartoons better than Mark Kausler. A veteran animator for Disney, Warner Bros., Cartoon Network, Bakshi, Spumco and others, Kausler has also been collecting animation for decades on 16mm and now plans to open his vault to screen selected examples from his archives on a regular basis […]

USC’s School of Cinematic Arts presents ‘First Frame 2017’ Next Friday

USC’s School of Cinematic Arts presents First Frame 2017, the annual showcase featuring the latest achievements in animation from students and alumni in the John C. Hench Division of Animation & Digital Arts (Hench-DADA), it was announced by Hench-DADA Chair, Tom Sito. The showcase will feature original student work spanning all forms of animation including […]