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Animated Feature Deadline for Oscars is Nov. 1

The deadline is nigh for films looking to qualify for the animated feature film category for the 83rd annual Academy Awards. Entries and supporting materials must be submitted to the ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Shorts Get Serious

One of the best things about attending any festival is the promise offered by the short-film programs — most programs offer a few surprises and occasionally serve up a true hidden ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Adds Five to Sci-Tech Council

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has added five new members to its Science and Technology Council. Accepting the academy’s invitation to join the panel are: • ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA-Hollywood Presents Plympton Program

ASIFA-Hollywood will present Thursday, Oct. 28, a special program titled An Evening with Bill Plympton at Woodbury University in Burbank, Calif. The event will be hosted by Tom Sito, ... Continue Reading →
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Attending Ottawa: The TAC and Feature Competition

The Ottawa International Animation Festival was a cool event — and I’m not just talking about the weather. Though the weather was colder than expected (snow was falling as Friday ... Continue Reading →
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Logorama Takes Top Prize at Liepzig

Logorama, the Oscar-winning animated short film from French filmmakers Francois Alaux, Herve de Crecy and Ludovic Houplain won the Golden Dove for the best animated film or video at ... Continue Reading →
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Feel the Noise Wins In Toon With Tweens Contest

Young animators Jeff Young-Sterling and Ai Rei Dooh Tousignant have won first place in the In Toon With Tweens contest sponsored by Portfolio Entertainment and Toon Boom Animation. The ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Honors Mr. Christie, External World

British animator Phil Mulloy’s film Goodbye Mister Christie won the top prize for features at the Ottawa International Animation Festival, which concluded Sunday. The film, a continuation ... Continue Reading →
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New Svankmajer Feature Gets U.S. Debut at L.A. Animation Fest

The Los Angeles Animation Festival will present the United States premiere of Jan Svankmajer’s new feature film, Surviving Life (Theory and Practice). Set for Dec. 3-7 at Cinefamily’s ... Continue Reading →
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Five Feature Toons Up for Asia Pacific Screen Award

Five films, including three from Japan, have been nominated for the best animated feature honor at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. The five nominated films are: Ibara no Ou (King of ... Continue Reading →