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‘Force for Change’ Offers Chance to Appear in ‘Episode VII’

In a special video message from Star Wars: Episode VII director J.J. Abrams it was revealed that Disney and Lucasfilm have launched a new charitable initiative in collaboration with ... Continue Reading →
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VanArts Presents Masterclass with Pixar Artists

Vancouver Institute of Media Arts (VanArts) in British Columbia is masterminding a touring masterclass in story development, character design & animation taught by artists from ... Continue Reading →
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The Academy Presents The Art of Illustration

In conjunction with the “Icons of Animation” exhibit at the Society of Illustrators in Manhattan (June 4 – August 16), The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences ... Continue Reading →
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Student Oscars Winners Announced

The three winning animated films in the 2014 Student Academy Awards have been announced. The filmmakers of the three winning animated films — plus the winners in four other categories ... Continue Reading →
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HPA Awards Solicit 2014 Entries

The Hollywood Post Alliance has opened the call for entries in 14 categories — including three for visual effects — for the 2014 HPA Awards, which will be presented Nov. 6 at the ... Continue Reading →
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Top Dusty Toon Honors to ‘Moonstruck’

The School of Visual Arts bestowed the top honors for traditional animation at its 25th anniversary Dusty Awards to the film Moonstruck by Luz Batista and Sarah Sloyer. The awards — ... Continue Reading →
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Guests Set for Anime Midwest Convention

Anime Midwest, a three-day convention celebrating Japanese animation, video games, music and more has announced its lineup of featured guests at this year’s convention from July ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Animation Jobs Hit All Time High

According to data collected by The Animation Guild, animation work in Southern California hit an all-time high last year and shows no signs of slowing down. IATSE Local 839′s ... Continue Reading →
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Shotgun to Hold First Pipeline Awards at SIGGRAPH ’14

Shotgun Software has announced that it will present the first-ever Shotgun Pipeline Awards to recognize excellence in pipeline tool development, integration, engineering and use in ... Continue Reading →
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Cynopsis Names 2014 Animation Innovators

Steve Borst and Gary “Doodles” Di Raffaele, co-creators of Nickelodeon’s Breadwinners; DreamWorks Animation’s head of TV development Peter Gal; Blue’s ... Continue Reading →