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One hundred and four scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2012 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 85th Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. The animated features with eligible scores that made the list are listed [...]
Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie added two more honors to its fast-growing arsenal of critics awards this past weekend. The acclaimed Disney release is slowly but surely emerging as one of the top contenders of the award season as it picked up the Best Animated Award from both the L.A. Film Critics [...]
Glasgow, U.K.-based 3D animation application Muvizu has kicked off its special Christmas-themed treasure hunt (running Dec. 1-24) with a slew of excellent stocking stuffers to be awarded to the top winners, including a high spec Alienware laptop, Sony Vegas Pro video editing software, digital camera, microphone, a Kindle Fire loaded [...]
Six Point Harness and Titmouse have launched a new YouTube animation channel called Rug Burn. The founders of these prominent independent animation studios have been close friends for years, but their studios are in competition with each other in the TV animation industry, and now online. “We are cartoon-fist-punching each [...]
The annual Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (April 23-28) is sponsoring a competition focusing on fashion this year. According to fest organizers, this new fashion award will not only focus on innovative filmmakers and creative new talents, it also opens up new creative opportunities for young media designers and students of [...]
The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, news, radio, promotional writing, and graphic animation during the 2012 season. The winners will be honored on Sunday, February 17, 2013, at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New [...]
The annual New York-based children’s entertainment event Kidscreen Summit has unveiled its full 2013 conference agenda online at summit.kidscreen.com/2013/agenda/expanded. Running over three full days, with a Master Classes and meetings-only day, the program offers more than 75 keynotes, panel discussions, presentations, debates and networking/pitching formats—all featuring respected thought leaders and [...]
The U.K. treasury is poised to publish draft legislation on tax breaks for high-end television and animation next week after it was announced that qualifying productions will receive a 25% rebate. It is expected that the measures, detailed in chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement, will work in a similar way [...]
An all-star reading of Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol has been organized to help support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The fundraiser is called “Voices for the Shores” and will take place on Sunday, December 9th at 3 p.m. at the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club in Universal City, Calif. Hosted by [...]
Sundance Institute announced today the program of short films selected to screen at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, January 17-27 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. Presented by YouTube, the 2013 Short Film program is comprised of 65 short films selected from a record 8,102 submissions [...]