Follow Us:

Browsing the "Animation" Category →

no image

Bloodspell reachs halfway point

September 12, 2006 | 0 Comments

Actually it is slightly over the halfway point now as Hugh Hancock tells me the machinma fantasy animation being produced in Edinburgh using Neverwinter Nights technology has now reached episode 8, which sees a rescue...

Read More →
no image

Wallace and Gromit given freedom of Bristol

September 12, 2006 | 0 Comments

The creators of our beloved Wallace and Gromit, Nick Park, Dave Sproxton and Peter Lord from the Oscar-winning Aardman Animations were yesterday granted the freedom of the studio’s home city, Bristol. Looks like the people...

Read More →
no image

Yaba Daba Doo

September 1, 2006 | 1 Comments

John Kricfalusi, creator of Ren and Stimpy and the first credited web animated cartoon among other things, notes with sadness the passing of Ed Benedict at the age of 94. Ed, as John explains on...

Read More →
no image

Bloodspell

August 4, 2006 | 0 Comments

Hugh Hancock drops me a line to remind me to have a look at an interesting new development I’d heard about on Boing Boing but not had a chance to actually check out until now....

Read More →
no image

Fizzers launch

April 9, 2006 | 0 Comments

Friday evening saw the good and the great (and me) descend on the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh for the launch of the cartoon art book and the art exhibition for Fizzers: Famous Scottish...

Read More →
no image

Sean retires

April 6, 2006 | 2 Comments

Sean Connery, probably the most recognisable Scotsman on the planet, has announced he is retiring from films after a career spanning half a century. Connery, a one time milkman in the Fountainbridge area of Edinburgh...

Read More →
no image

The Best of the British Animation Awards

March 22, 2006 | 0 Comments

We’re delighted to add some very unusual DVDs we’ve added to the FPI website: The Best of the British Animation Awards (BAA – hence the sheep logo), which now consists of five DVDs with the...

Read More →
no image

Tokyo Animation Centre opens

March 17, 2006 | 0 Comments

The Tokyo Anime Center has opened in Japan and the official website is now online, with the English-language version here. It is aimed at promoting Japanese animation and anime to fans and other otaku at...

Read More →
no image

New Pixar

March 13, 2006 | 0 Comments

Pixar’s Brad Bird of Incredibles fame has been confirmed to direct a new film called Ratatouille for Pixar, their eighth animated feature, due in the summer of 2007. The Hollywood Reporter explained: “Pixar Animation Studios’...

Read More →
no image

British Animation Awards

March 10, 2006 | 0 Comments

The British Animation Awards were held last night in London, where Tim Burton’s delightfully macabre Corpse Bride beat off competition from the Oscar-winning Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were Rabbit to clinch the best...

Read More →