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Cartoon Movie Announces 2011 Lineup

The 2011 edition of Cartoon Movie, a European event focusing on the development and production of animated features, has reported a 20% increase in project submissions this year. Scheduled ... Continue Reading →
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VES Awards Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 9th annual Visual Effects Society Awards have been announced, with more than a few surprises. Tangled, How to Train Your Dragon, Toy Story 3, Shrek Forever After ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Honors 10 Scientific and Technical Achievements

The Scientific and Technical Achievements are one of the less-covered areas of the annual Academy Awards, generally because they go to people and companies few people know about for ... Continue Reading →
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PGA Double Nominates ‘Toy Story 3′; ‘Despicable Me,’ ‘Dragon’ Also in Hunt

The Producer’s Guild of America has announced three nominees for its best animated feature honor, in what may be a preview of the eventual Oscars showdown. It also chose Toy Story ... Continue Reading →
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Online Film Critics Give Another Nod to ‘Toy Story 3′

The Online Film Critics Society clicked with Toy Story 3, naming the film the best animated feature of 2010 though passing up on making it their best film of the year. In the animated ... Continue Reading →
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VES Finds New Feb. 1 Spot on Awards Calendar

There’s been a minor adjustment in the holiday awards schedule, with the 9th annual VES Awards moving dates and locations to now appear Feb. 1 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The ... Continue Reading →
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3D Challenge Offers Animators Credits Spot on ‘Holy Night!’

Want to see your animations appear over the end credits of an animated feature film? Then you’ll definitely want to enter Dygra Films’ 3D Challenge contest because the winners’ ... Continue Reading →
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Songs From Eight Animated Films Make Oscar Short List

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has declared 41 songs are  in contention for the Original Song Oscar, including several from animated and VFX-driven pics. Included ... Continue Reading →
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Looking Back at the Los Angeles Animation Festival

By John Andrews The Los Angeles Animation Festival had a successful run Dec. 3-7 at Cinefamily’s The Silent Movie Theater on Fairfax in Los Angeles. In a post-festival statement, ... Continue Reading →
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15 Advance in VFX Oscars Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has narrowed to 15 the list of contenders for the Best Visual Effects Oscar. The qualifying films are: Alice in Wonderland The Chronicles ... Continue Reading →