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Student Academy Awards Open for Entries

The 2011 Student Academy Awards process is now open for submissions. The competition is open to student filmmakers in the U.S., who can submit their work in four categories: animation, ... Continue Reading →
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Asia TV Forum Soars ‘Above and Beyond’

The Asia Television Forum is gearing up for its 11th edition Dec. 8-10 in Singapore with the theme “Above and Beyond.” Organizers of the event say the market for Asian TV content ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shaun,’ ‘Up,’ ‘Penguins Win Children’s BAFTAs

Shaun the Sheep, Pixar’s Up and The Penguins of Madagascar are among the animated programs that took home honors Sunday at the BAFTA Children’s Awards in London. Aardman’s ... Continue Reading →
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Pokemon, Minions Have a New York City Thanksgiving

New York City is getting animated for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. To kick things off, the lovable yellow Minions from the summer hit movie Despicable Me are promoting the Dec. ... Continue Reading →
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Nolan Earns VES Visionary Award

Christopher Nolan, director of Inception and The Dark Knight, will receive the first Visionary Award from the Visual Effects Society. The award recognizes a filmmaker who has “uniquely ... Continue Reading →
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WGA Animation Writers Honor Simpsons’ Scully

Mike Scully, a veteran  TV writer who has worked on The Simpsons since 1993, receives tonight the 13th annual Animation Writing Award for lifetime achievement from the WGA West Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Stan and Hunter Freberg at WGA Theater Nov. 19

Classic animation voice actor Stan Freberg and his wife, Hunter, will appear Nov. 19 in conversation with comedian Penn Jillette at the WGA Theater in Beverly Hills. This promises to ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con Film Festival Sets Feb. 15 Entry Deadline

Comic-Con International: San Diego is now accepting submissions for its 2011 Independent Film Festival, now in its 11th year. The festival has set Feb. 15 as the deadline for entering ... Continue Reading →
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With 15 Submissions, 3 to Vie for Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has received 15 submissions for this year’s Best Animated Feature Film category, meaning three films will be nominated for the ... Continue Reading →
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Hinge Contest Seeks Stories and Characters

Hinge Digital has issued an open call to concept artists, designers and writers to submit story ideas and character designs to the company’s Bringing Your World to Life Contest. Sponsored ... Continue Reading →