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Disney Imagineer Kristy Pron Is SIGGRAPH 2020 Conference Chair

ACM SIGGRAPH has announced the selection of Kristy Pron, a media arts and pipeline developer at Walt Disney Imagineering, as the SIGGRAPH 2020 Conference Chair. This edition will mark ... Continue Reading →
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90th Academy Awards: Nominee Reactions

Updates in progress. One of the biggest nail-biters of awards season is over, and we finally know which attention-grabbing animated films, VFX showpieces and musical moments have made ... Continue Reading →
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Nominations Announced for 90th Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 90th Annual Academy Awards this morning. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on March ... Continue Reading →
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Six Animated Features Vie in 2018 MPSE Golden Reel Awards

The Motion Picture Sound Editors announced the nominations today for the 65th MPSE Golden Reel Awards, an international competition recognizing the best sound artistry of the past year ... Continue Reading →
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Phil Lord & Chris Miller Confirmed in First Batch of GLAS 2018 Guests

The GLAS Animation Festival, taking place in Berkeley, CA from March 22-25, has announced its first round of guest presenters which includes acclaimed writing-directing duo Phil Lord ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shape of Water,’ ‘Coco’ Win PGA Film & Animation Awards

The Producers Guild of America held its 29th annual Producers Guild Awards on Saturday night, bestowing the prestigious Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical ... Continue Reading →
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Open The Portal to Premiere First Short ‘Jeom’ at Sundance

Los Angeles-based stop-motion animation studio Open The Portal is gearing up to premiere its first original short film project, Jeom, as an official selection of the 2018 Sundance Film ... Continue Reading →
Darla K. Anderson

Pixar Producer Darla K. Anderson to Receive AIS Harold Lloyd Award

Pixar producer Darla K. Anderson has been named the 2018 recipient of the Advanced Imaging Society’s Harold Lloyd Award for Filmmaking, to be presented during AIS’S annual black-tie ... Continue Reading →
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Spain & Mexico Lead Nominations for First Quirino Animation Awards

The nominees have been announced for the inaugural edition of the Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards, taking place April 7 on the Spanish island of Tenerife. In total, 54 works ... Continue Reading →
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James L. Brooks to Receive Writers Guild 2018 Laurel Award

Screenwriter, director and producer James L. Brooks — who has crafted iconic feature films Terms of Endearment, Broadcast News and As Good as It Gets in addition to being a driving ... Continue Reading →