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Denny Clairmont, John Hora, Bob Lambert and Milt Shefter have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing the Council’s 2011–2012 membership roster to 24. Clairmont, one of the industry’s premier motion picture camera technologists, co-founded Clairmont Camera, a [...]
Eighteen features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 84th Academy Awards. The 18 submitted features are: The Adventures of Tintin Alois Nebel Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Arthur Christmas Cars 2 A Cat in Paris Chico & Rita Gnomeo & Juliet Happy Feet [...]
It’s officially awards season: The entry forms and supporting materials for a film to be considered in the animated feature film category for the 84th annual Academy Awards is 5 p.m. PT tomorrow, Nov. 1. The deadline for submitting the required accompanying film prints is Nov. 11. This year’s race [...]
Google is showcasing a colorful “birthday doodle” in honor of Disney Legend Mary Blair’s 100th birthday today (Friday, Oct. 21). The much-loved artist, whe worked alongside the famous Nine Old Men at the studio, is most famous for her concept art for Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Song of the [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has made available online a tremendous resource for animation and filmmaking aficionados with its new Production Art Database. The database contains records for more than 5,300 items from the library’s collection, including motion picture costume and production design drawings, animation art, storyboards [...]
SIGGRAPH has announced the Computer Animation Festival’s Best in Show, Jury Award, and Best Student Project recipients for SIGGRAPH 2011 in Vancouver, set for Aug. 7-11. A total of 77 films will be shown during the festival. Nominees were chosen by an expert panel of jury members from 891 submissions [...]
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’ Academy Foundation has awarded more than $500,000 in grants to 68 nonprofit organizations and schools, including animation powerhouse CalArts and the ACME Network’s animation program for college, high school and middle school students. The grants will fund film-related internships, job training programs, [...]
Nine animated student films have been selected as finalists for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 38th annual Student Academy Awards Competition. The nominated films are: The Birds Upstairs, Christopher Jarvis, New York University Correspondence, Zach Hyer, Pratt Institute, New York Defective Detective, Avner Geller and Stevie Lewis, [...]
The differences between production design for animation and live action will be explored in detail during the first installment of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ series “Evolution or Revolution? Production Design in the 21st Century,” on Monday, April 25, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Academy’s [...]