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The organizers of the Course of the Force Star Wars-themed charity run have announced that the event will return to Southern California this summer, once again benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundations of California with 100% of registration proceeds going to the organization. Conceived by Peter Levin and Team Nerdist with partners [...]
New York’s School of Visual Arts has announced the winners of the 24th annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival and Awards. The 2013 animation award recipients were Sara Ho’s Crabby Day, which earned the Outstanding Achievement in Traditional Animation and Traditional Character Design honors, Michele Malecki’s Catastrophe (Traditional Production Design) [...]
Nickelodeon has announced the launch of the first-ever global SpongeBob SquarePants-inspired short film competition, SpongeBob SquareShorts: Original Fan Tributes. Fans of the absorbent yellow hero around the world and filmmakers of all ages are invited to create original short films inspired by the network’s breakout character for a chance to [...]
Animag is ramping up for the 2013 edition of our annual Pitch Party contest — the online/print pitching competition that puts your animated project ideas into the hands of industry decision makers. Submissions are now open for this year’s contest, with the winners set to be announced in our July [...]
The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival is accepting entries for its upcoming edition, which will take place on October 18, 19 and 20, 2013. The deadline for film entries is September 20, 2013. Started in 2009 and now preparing its fifth edition, the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival is the [...]
The 47 finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Student Academy Awards competition were announced on Wednesday. The winners will come to Los Angeles for a week of industry activities that will culminate in the awards ceremony on Saturday, June 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Academy’s [...]
The British Film Institute has awarded 20 production companies a share of $4.3 million (£2.8 million) handed out separately from a cash pool from 170 applicants. The BFI provided its Vision Award for up to $310,000 (£200,000) to each selected applicant over two years for film development and company growth. [...]
FMX, Europe’s most influential conference on digital entertainment successfully concluded last Friday (April 26) drawing an international audience of professionals, innovative talents and students from 46 countries. “Thanks to its interdisciplinary focus, FMX 2013 constituted an ideal platform to bring industry, education and research together,” commented FMX managing director Niels [...]
A special session focusing on the art and technology of DreamWorks’ The Croods and upcoming feature Turbo will be held on May 3 as part of the inaugural Production Pipeline Expo at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Also on tap is a vfx session on Universal’s sci-fi pic Oblivion, presented by [...]
The 20th Edition of the popular Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film came to a close this weekend, and several well-received features and shorts from around the world took home the event’s coveted top prizes. Here is a breakdown of the winners in each category: Oh Willy… Directed by Emma de [...]