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Tom Sito Joins Academy Board; Edlund Returns to VFX Branch

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced the new electees to its 2017-18 Board of Governors. Among these esteemed industry veterans, animator, historian and educator ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Annie Awards: ‘Zootopia’ Sweeps Top Honors

The 44th Annie Awards were held Saturday night at UCLA’s Royce Hall, toasting the best in animation with a gala ceremony complete with Red Carpet arrivals and presenters with ... Continue Reading →
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Kobe Bryant Leads All-Star Annie Awards Presenters Lineup

The 44th Annual Annie Awards will kick off on Saturday, February 4 with a ceremony honoring the year’s best in animation. ASIFA-Hollywood has announced that this year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Dory, Kubo, KFP3, Moana, Zootopia Nab Annie Feature Noms

The 2017 Annie Awards have announced their nominations, going mainstream in its picks for the best animated feature category. This year’s Best Animated Feature nominations include: ... Continue Reading →
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Academy to Deconstruct ‘Big Hero 6’ at April Event

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will be examining the creative leaps and technical innovations that helped may Disney’s Marvel adaptation Big Hero 6 an Oscar-worthy ... Continue Reading →
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Five New Members Added to Academy’s Tech Council

Wendy Aylsworth, Rob Bredow, Douglas Greenfield, Rob Hummel and Bev Pasterczyk have joined the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing ... 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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Academy to Introduce New Animation Oscar Rules

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is shaking up the process for determining this year’s Best Animated Feature Oscar. The Hollywood Reporter says the nominees will ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Plans ‘Life of Pi’ VFX Event

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is planning a special evening dedicated to the visual effects magic of Ang Lee’s Oscar-winning feature Life of Pi. Hosted by Academy ... Continue Reading →
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The Tooning Up of ‘Car Talk’

Here’s a pop-quiz for pop culture geeks: what do Jack Benny, Abbott and Costello, and Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, from NPR’s Car Talk, all have in common? Give up? They ... Continue Reading →