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20 VFX Contenders Make Oscar Shortlist

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 90th Academy Awards. The films are, in alphabetical ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Advances 10 Animated Shorts in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday morning that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards, whittled down from ... Continue Reading →
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11 Areas Under Sci-Tech Oscar Consideration

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced it has launched 11 distinct scientific and technical investigations in preparation for the Oscars’ Scientific and Technical ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Puts Women of Animation in the Spotlight

On August 7 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present an evening’s discussion about the role of women artists ... 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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SMPTE, VES Explore AR at Joint June Meeting

The Hollywood Section of SMPTE and the Visual Effects Society will conduct June 22 a joint meeting to examine the rapidly evolving field of augmented reality. An overview of the ... Continue Reading →
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Joanna Priestley to Appear at Stuttgart, British Film Institute

Acclaimed indie animator Joanna Priestley will step away from her Portland, OR home base for a series of international appearances over the first week of May. First, the Stuttgart International ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’17: AMPAS Prez Cheryl Boone Isaacs, ‘Guardians,’ ‘Ghost’ & ‘Pearl’ Join Lineup

With just a week to go until FMX takes place in Stuttgart (May 2-5), organizers continue to confirm must-see additions across the schedule, including a keynote from Cheryl Boone Isaacs ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Student Academy Awards Competition Opens

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has launched the 44th Student Academy Awards competition, the winners of which will be eligible for Oscars consideration. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Animayo 2017 Will Be Dedicated to Women

The 12th Summit, Conferences and International Film Festival Animayo will be held on the paradisiacal island of Gran Canaria from May 2 to 6 this year, and has announced a program entirely ... Continue Reading →