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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 →
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Crater’s CTP 2.0 Hits the Market

Germany’s Crater Software has released the 2.0 version of its CTP animation software today. Designed to create broadcast and film-quality animation, CTP requires only a standard Windows ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Explores Previs in Star Trek

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences turns its attention to the art of previs, using last year’s Oscar-nominated film Star Trek as a case study. The academy will present ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Adds Five to Sci-Tech Council

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has added five new members to its Science and Technology Council. Accepting the academy’s invitation to join the panel are: • ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Digs into Monster Tech

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will pay tribute to the monsters of the silver screen in a program titled Monsters in the Movies set for Oct. 21. Presented by the Academy’s ... Continue Reading →