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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 13 animators, 12 visual effects artists and a total of 178 filmmakers and film industry executives to join its ranks. Animators on the invite list includes such high-profile names as Sylvain Chomet, Tomm Moore, Teddy Newton and Bob Peterson. Visual [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revised its rules for animated features, visual effects and best picture for the 84th annual Oscars ceremony. In the animated feature film category, the need for the Board of Governors to vote to “activate” the category each year was eliminated, though [...]
Animation gets its due in Oscar Week — a series of events planned by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the week leading up to the 83rd annual Academy Awards. On Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m., the Academy will present Shorts! The 2010 Animated and Live Action Short [...]
The Scientific and Technical Achievements are one of the less-covered areas of the annual Academy Awards, generally because they go to people and companies few people know about for things that may not make a lot of sense. But they are important, because this is where the technology that will [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has declared 41 songs are in contention for the Original Song Oscar, including several from animated and VFX-driven pics. Included in the list are songs from the animated features Despicable Me, How to Train Your Dragon, Idiots and Angels, The Illusionist, Legend of [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has narrowed to 15 the list of contenders for the Best Visual Effects Oscar. The qualifying films are: Alice in Wonderland The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Clash of the Titans Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has advanced 10 entries for voting in the best animated short film Oscar race. The films, whittled down from a list of 33 qualifiers, includes: The Cow Who Wanted to Be a Hamburger, Bill Plympton, director (Bill Plympton Studio) Coyote Falls, Matthew [...]