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BAFTA Toon Noms: ‘Tintin,’ ‘Arthur Christmas,’ ‘Rango’

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has nominated three features for its Best Animated Film Category. Announced Tuesday by  actors Daniel Radcliffe and Holliday Grainger ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tintin’ Nabs Top Toon Honor at Golden Globes

The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn scored a major notch in its awards belt by taking home the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature at a ceremony Sunday at the ... Continue Reading →
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Berlin Fest to Unleash ‘Zarafa’ and 3D ‘Monkey King’

The world premiere of the animated French-Belgian feature Zarafa and a restored 3D version of the Chinese classic Monkey King are part of this year’s high-flying Berlin International ... Continue Reading →
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Chris Newby Animates Dickens for BBC Radio

In celebration of the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens, Film London, BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio Drama have commissioned five films and five radio plays—Dickens In London—to be broadcast ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Reveals New Shorts Rules

The Academy’s Board of Governors have approved the rules for documentary and short film submissions for the Oscars at its recent meeting. Significant changes expand members’ opportunities ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Returns to Anaheim and Vancouver

International computer graphics and interactive techniques confab SIGGRAPH will return to Anaheim, Calif, July 21 to 25 in 2013 to celebrate the 40th International Conference and Exhibition ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Presents Ghibli Retrospective in LA

Animation distributor GKIDS is showcasing a 20-year retrospective of the films from acclaimed Japanese toon house Studio Ghibli in Los Angeles this month. Presented by American Cinematheque, ... Continue Reading →
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Tintin Leads the Pack with Six VES Noms

Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin picked up six Visual Effects Society Award nominations on Monday. The Paramount release was nominated for outstanding vfx in animated ... Continue Reading →
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Five Animated Features Make the BAFTA List

The long list of nominees for this year’s Orange British Academy Film Awards were revealed yesterday. The BAFTA Animated Feature category includes The Adventures of Tintin, Arthur ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces 8 Sci-Tech Awardees

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced that eight scientific and technical achievements represented by 28 individual award recipients will be honored at its ... Continue Reading →