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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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Live-Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Returns to Theaters

Director Bill Condon’s visually dazzling live-action/CG-mix feature Beauty and the Beast will be re-released in theaters in New York and Los Angeles on Dec. 1st for a one-week ... Continue Reading →
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AFM Spotlight: Wizart’s Wizards Talk ‘Snow Queen: Wonderland’

Alexey Tsitsilin & Robert Lence Vladimir Nikolaev The perennially ... Continue Reading →
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Vision Quests: Google Spotlight Stories ‘Son of Jaguar’ & ‘Sonaria’

In 2016, when Google Spotlight Stories’ Pearl became the first VR piece to land an Oscar ... Continue Reading →
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Spark Animation Fest Sets ‘Breadwinner’ as Opener, Glen Keane to Be Honored

Spark Computer Graphics Society, presenting Spark Animation 2017 in Vancouver, BC from Oct. 26-29, has set up a delectable variety of films and fare from around the world for this year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Courts Director Joachim Ronning for ‘Maleficent 2’

Norwegian writer/director Joachim Rønning is about to become a very busy man now that he’s established in Hollywood. And it’s good news for those in the mood for more live-action ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me 3′ Passes Billion-Dollar Mark

Illumination-Universal’s bad-boy comedy adventure Despicable Me 3 has officially joined the $1 billion box office club. The milestone was hit at the start of the weekend, with ... Continue Reading →
Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation

Academy Sets Panelists for Evening with Women Animators

As previously announced, the Academy will be spotlighting female animators with a special event on Monday, August 7: “An Invisible History: Trailblazing Women of Animation.” The ... Continue Reading →
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2017 World Animation Celebration Judges Announced

The official judges panel for The World Animation Celebration 2017 international short film animation festival have been announced, with pros from across the animation and visual effects ... Continue Reading →
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Skydance & Ilion Tap Directors Vicky Jenson, Alessandro Carloni for Features

The recently launched animation division of Skydance Media, formed in partnership with Madrid’s Ilion Animation, has brought on a couple of DreamWorks Animation alums for its first ... Continue Reading →