Godzilla back as animation has human drama, fewer monsters

TOKYO (AP) — Godzilla is stomping back into theaters as a fire-breathing animated character, though the movie chosen to close this year's Tokyo International Film Festival is more focused on human dra...

Taiwan's animated film "On Happines Road" is submitted for the Oscar nomination list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) just announced 25 animated features submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 91st Academ...

Taiwan film 'On Happiness Road' shortlisted for Oscar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese film “On Happiness Road” (幸福路上) was shortlisted in the Animated Feature Film category for the 91st Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars. &ldqu...

Culture x Tech Next Forum in Taipei showcases intersection of art and technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Ministry of Culture is hosting a culture and technology forum—Culture x Tech Next—at Huashan 1914 Creative Park on Oct. 25 and 26. The ministry ...

Disney animation and Pixar president Ed Catmull to retire

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ed Catmull, the president of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios since 2006, is retiring next year. The Walt Disney Company says Tuesday that the 73-year-old Pixar co-founder wi...

Animation film fest rescinds Kobe Bryant invite after outcry

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant has been dropped from the jury of an animated film festival after calls for the former NBA star's ouster over a 2003 rape allegation. Eric Beckman is t...

Taiwan's Youtube animation series explains Vietnam's business development

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - "Flying Beer in Southeast Asia," the Youtube animated series produced by "Taiwan Bar," explores Vietnam's business growth in the fifth epi...

Business Highlights

___ Dow industrials sink 831 points as tech companies plunge NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks plunged to their worst loss in eight months on Wednesday as technology comp...

AT&T, WarnerMedia to offer their own streaming service

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T and WarnerMedia are joining the ever-expanding list of companies offering a streaming video service. They say the service due to launch in late 2019 will inc...

Will Vinton, animator behind the California Raisins, dies

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Will Vinton, an Oscar-winning animator who invented Claymation, a style of stop-motion animation, and brought the California Raisins to TV, has died in Oregon. He was 70. ...

Koxinga graphic novel honored at Taiwan Golden Comic Awards

Graphic novel “Koxinga Z,” about the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) loyalist general who ousted the Dutch from Taiwan in the 17th century, won Comic of the Year at the 2018 Golden Comic Awa...

Taiwan’s Top 7 Libraries

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- The winning design for the new southern branch of the Taiwan National Library and Repository in Tainan City (臺南市) has been announced and it looks really impressive...

Ground-breaking ceremony held for new nanochip research branch in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Applied Research Laboratories joined National Cheng Kung University in breaking ground for the “Tainan Base of Nanochip Center” in the campus of NCKU ...

The Latest: Officer thought McDonald might have had gun

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of a white Chicago police officer (all times local): 11 a.m. A Chicago police officer has told jurors at the trial of ...

Defense enters 3rd day of testimony at cop's murder trial

CHICAGO (AP) — The trial of a white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the death of black teenager Laquan McDonald resumes with the defense presenting evidence for a third day. ...