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VFX Master Richard Edlund Joins Chapman U as Pankey Distinguished Artist

Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts is bringing on four-time Academy Award winner (Star Wars: A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, Raiders ... Continue Reading →
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Spain’s Animayo Declared an Oscar Qualifying Festival

The new year is off to a strong start for Animayo, with the news that the Gran Canaria event is the first dedicated animation fest in Spain to be declared a Qualifying Festival for ... Continue Reading →
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Bucheon Animation Fest Now an Oscar Qualifier

Organizers of the Bucheon International Animation Festival in South Korea have announced that the event has partnered with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the US, ... 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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ASIFA-Hollywood Donates $20K to AMPAS

ASIFA-Hollywood has made a $20,000 donation to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to assist with the curation and documentation of a major collection of original production ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: The LEGO Batman Movie – Trailer #4 Holy LEGO hotpants, Batman! The Dark Knight has teamwork thrust upon him in this new spot, which is loaded with awesome LEGO-fied effects ... Continue Reading →
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VES Summit Addresses Vast Changes in Industry

Illumination Entertainment founder Chris Meledandri, former Digital Domain president and Ender’s Game producer Ed Ulbrich, Warner Bros. president of digital production, animation ... Continue Reading →
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2013 VES Summit Sets Speakers, Content

The Visual Effects Society has confirmed featured sessions for the fifth annual VES Summit, with the theme “A New Reality: Content Creation and Distribution.” The daylong ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Shorts Fest Announces Animation Screening

The L.A. Shorts Fest has announced its animation lineup for Monday, September 9. This eclectic program is scheduled for 3:15 p.m. at the Laemmle NoHo 7 in Burbank, Calif. Winners in ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Animation Keynote Is Available Online

This week’s buzz-worthy CG animation Confab SIGGRAPH has released the video of its opening day keynote, which was presented in collaboration with the Academy of Motion Picture ... Continue Reading →