Conspiracy theorists in toon town see the Academy's creation of the feature animation Oscar in 2001 as a means of keeping the picture statuette out of their hands.
Produced by a shop better known up to this point for its digital-effects work, "The Polar Express" presented a unique challenge for the Academy committee governing the feature animation category…
The bears on Wall Street say the current infatuation with CGI animation amounts to the same kind of irrational exuberance that characterized the Internet bubble half a decade ago.
Grossing nearly $70 million at the box office so far, "The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie" has breathed some life into a film genre many considered a goner -- traditionally drawn "2-D" animated features.
If anime was ever going to be the kind of mainstream cultural phenomenon in the U.S. that it is in Asia, 2003 sure seemed like a good year for it to happen.
Despite concerns over the past decade about the health and future of the animated short subject category, Oscar's shorts list is in its best health in years.
Paul Weitz believes his latest pic will be "In Good Company" indeed when it bows later this month. At Monday's post-preem bash at the Highlands, the helmer-scribe talked up the pic's limited arrival…
"Hotel Rwanda" and "Innocent Voices" will share the Producers Guild of America's 2005 Stanley Kramer Award, recognizing work that highlights social issues.
The American Cinema Editors have tapped David Blewitt and Jim Clark to receive the group's lifetime career achievement award. Kudos will be presented at the 55th annual ACE Eddie Awards Feb. 20 at…
Louis J. Horvitz, who has helmed every Oscar show since the 69th telecast in 1997, was tapped Tuesday for another turn behind the camera at the 77th Oscarcast on Feb. 27.