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Daily News Bytes: Rob Paulsen Returns, Remembering June, Fresh Clips & More

’Animaniacs’ Star Plots His Comeback After Cancer While the animation community was sad to hear of Andrea Romano’s retirement due to illness this week, her old colleague Rob Paulsen ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Ireland Sets 2 World Premieres for Galway Film Fleadh

Trade association Animation Ireland (animationireland.com) announces that two of its member companies — Pink Kong Studios and Oscar-nominated Cartoon Saloon — will present ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Foundation Receives $250k Gift from Walmart

AMPAS announced that 89th Oscars sponsor Walmart has gifted $250,000 to the Academy Foundation in support of its educational outreach initiatives. The donative will all the Academy ... Continue Reading →
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VES 2017 Board Officers Set, Chair Mike Chambers Re-Elected

The Visual Effects Society (VES) — the industry’s global professional honorary society — announces its 2017 Board of Directors officers. The five officers, who comprise ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Sets Key Awards Season Dates

The Academy and the ABC Television Network today announced key dates for the 89th Oscars, taking place Sunday, February 26, 2017 and airing live on ABC. The 2016 Academy Awards season ... Continue Reading →
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19 Films Submitted for Animated Feature Oscar

According to the Academy, 19 films have been submitted for consideration in the animated feature film category for the 86th Academy Awards. The movies are (in alphabetical order): Cloudy ... Continue Reading →
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Lightcraft Receives Emmy Engineering Award for Previz Studio

On-set tracking equipment software developer Lightcraft Technology announced that it has been awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development for its Previzion ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Croods’ Is First DVD Mailed to Voters

The team at Fox/DreamWorks are hoping that being the first studio to send out their DVD screeners to Academy members will get them a head start in the wide-open Oscar race this year. ... Continue Reading →
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7 Scientific Achievements Considered for Oscars

The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that seven scientific and technical achievements have been selected ... Continue Reading →
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The Scoop on Cinequest Fest ’12

The organizers of the 22nd edition of the Cinequest Film Festival—an Academy Award qualifying festival for animated shorts—have given a first look at what visitors can expect from ... Continue Reading →