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Bucheon Animation Fest Now an Oscar Qualifier

Organizers of the Bucheon International Animation Festival in South Korea have announced that the event has partnered with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the US, ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Features Factor Amid Song and Score Oscar Contenders

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 70 songs are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 90th Academy Awards, and 141 Original ... Continue Reading →
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2018 Animated Short Oscar Submissions Revealed

The 90th Academy Awards short animation race will have 63 films in the first heat, according to a list of titles submitted for consideration obtained by Cartoon Brew. This is down just ... Continue Reading →
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‘Negative Space’ Wins Best Short at KLIK Animation Fest

The colorful, energetic KLIK festival of animated film has wrapped up its 10th edition in Amsterdam, capping six days of screenings, special guests (including Star vs. The Forces of ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Behind the Viral Hit ‘In a Heartbeat,’ Junko Mizuno Exhibit, ‘Black’ Feature Coming & More

’In a Heartbeat’: The Story Behind the Animated Gay Love Short That’s Gone Viral Ringling grads Esteban Bravo and Beth David’s thesis film has garnered an amazing 16 million-plus ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Electronic Theater & New VR Program Revealed

SIGGRAPH’s prestigious Computer Animation Festival has slated its Electronic Theater screenings for the 2017 event, taking place in Los Angeles from July 30-August 3. This year, the ... Continue Reading →
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Spark Sets All-Star Speakers for Canada 150 Series

In recognition of the great northern nation’s sesquicentennial, Spark CG has set a lineup of prestigious Canadian animators to speak over a six-month Special Series for Canada 150. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Trolls 2′ Gets 2020 Release Date from Universal

Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation have officially announced a sequel to 2016′s mega-colorful musical comedy Trolls, which will see Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Announces 2017 Tribute Nominees

Organizers of Cartoon Movie — Europe’s premiere animated feature pitching and co-production event — have revealed the finalists for the 2017 Cartoon Tributes honors. ... Continue Reading →
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The Final Furlong

With nominations announced Jan. 24, the race to the winner’s podium at the 89th annual Academy Awards is ready, set and on the go. The nominees are in and, unlike previous years, ... Continue Reading →