Nora Twomey, Saara Chaudry, and Angelina Jolie

GKIDS’ Animation Is Film Festival Sets Dates for 2018

GKIDS has announced the date for this year’s Animation Is Film festival in Los Angeles. The second annual event will take place Oct. 19 thru 21st at the TCL Chinese 6 Theater in Hollywood. ... Continue Reading →
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Editorial Shop Uppercut Partners with Bicoastal VFX Studio ZERO

Creative editorial shop Uppercut has partnered with bicoastal visual effects studio ZERO, allowing the companies to offer comprehensive post-production services across editorial, animation, ... Continue Reading →
On Happiness Road

Jon Frickey’s ‘Cat Days’ Wins Stuttgart Trickfilm Grand Prix

The milestone 25th edition of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film drew to a close Sunday night, having attracted a record 95,000 visitors for six days of films, games, ... Continue Reading →
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Key Dates Announced for 91st Oscars

The Academy and the ABC Television Network today announced key dates for the 91st Oscars. The Academy Awards presentation will air live on ABC on Sunday, February 24, 2019. Academy ... Continue Reading →
Guillermo del Toro at Oscars

Guillermo del Toro Inks Exclusive DreamWorks Animation Feature Deal

Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has signed a multi-year exclusive deal with DreamWorks Animation to write, produce and direct animated family films, and has taken offices ... Continue Reading →
Star Wars: The Last Jedi's Maz Kanta

Audiomotion & Vicon Help Lupita Nyong’o Keep the Rebel Alliance Alive in ‘Last Jedi’

In a pivotal moment in Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the CGI character Maz Kanata, played by Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o, shows up just in time to give the Rebels a vital ... Continue Reading →
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ShortsTV to Release Oscar-Nominated Shorts on Feb. 9

ShortsTV (www.shorts.tv) has teamed up with Magnolia Pictures to once again offer cinephiles around the world the chance to catch all the short film Academy Awards contenders on the ... Continue Reading →
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90th Academy Awards: Nominee Reactions

Updates in progress. One of the biggest nail-biters of awards season is over, and we finally know which attention-grabbing animated films, VFX showpieces and musical moments have made ... Continue Reading →
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Nominations Announced for 90th Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 90th Annual Academy Awards this morning. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on March ... Continue Reading →
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Oscars: The VFX Bake-Off Offerings

Last month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences selected 10 titles to move forward in the visual effects category for the 90th Academy Awards. These films will participated ... Continue Reading →