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‘Rango,’ ‘Hugo’ Win Big at VES Awards

Gore Verbinski’s underdog hero Rango continued its winning streak last night at the 10th Annual VES Awards. Only a few nights after taking home four Annie Awards, the Paramount/ILM ... Continue Reading →
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The Scoop on Cinequest Fest ’12

The organizers of the 22nd edition of the Cinequest Film Festival—an Academy Award qualifying festival for animated shorts—have given a first look at what visitors can expect from ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rango’ Rides Home with Top Annie Prize

In what may be a bellwether for Oscar night, Paramount/Nickelodeon’s quirky CG-animated feature Rango won the prize for Best Picture at the Annie Awards this Saturday (Feb.4). The ... Continue Reading →
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Pixie Award Winners Are Announced

The Third Annual Pixie Awards, honoring outstanding work in animation, effect and motion-graphics, has unveiled its list of winners for the 2012 edition. The Pixies received a record ... Continue Reading →
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‘Monster in Paris’ to Open N.Y. Family Film Fest

If you’ve been dying to see some fantastic animated features and shorts from all over the world, you’ll just need to book that flight to the Big Apple this spring. The New York ... Continue Reading →
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Verrone to Receive Morgan Cox Award

Former Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) president and Emmy and WGA Award-winning writer Patric M. Verrone will receive the WGAW’s 2012 Morgan Cox Award in recognition of his ... Continue Reading →
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Rare ‘Calvin & Hobbes’ Artwork at Heritage Auctions

An incredibly rare piece of original artwork from the comic classic Calvin and Hobbes will be offered at Heritage Auctions’ Vintage Comics & Comic Art Signature event taking place ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Hosts Animated Short and Feature Program

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present five public events celebrating this year’s nominees. Oscar Week events will feature screenings, film clips and discussions ... Continue Reading →
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Don Hertzfeldt Announces Animation Tour

If you’re a fan of indie animator Don Hertzfeldt, you have to check out his website (Bitterfilms.com) to get all the details on his awesome national tour. The 13-state screening will ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Nominated Shorts Get Theatrical Release

ShortsHD and Magnolia Pictures have announced plans to release this year’s Oscar-nominated short films in 200 theaters across the U.S. and Canada on Feb. 10, 2012. Three theatrical ... Continue Reading →