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Moonbot, Amplify Trailer Annie-Nominated ‘The Raven’

Moonbot Studios and Amplify have released a trailer to their Annie-nominated short film collaboration, The Raven. The 11-minute short is based on Edgar Allan Poe’s classic poem ... Continue Reading →
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10 Films Make Oscars Animated Short Cut

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 87th Academy Awards, out of 58 qualifying films. The ... Continue Reading →
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Moonbot to Adapt ‘Olivia Kidney’ for Features

Moonbot Studios has announced it has acquired the film rights to adapt the Olivia Kidney trilogy of young adult books by award-winning author Ellen Potter into a series of live-action ... Continue Reading →
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Moonbot Animates Chipotle’s ‘The Scarecrow’ Project

Moonbot Studios has done it again. The talented team at the Louisiana-based studio, which is founded by illustrator/animator/producer William Joyce, Brandon Oldenburg and Lampton Enochs, ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 276 New Artists, Execs to Membership

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 276 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →
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TIFF Presents Eclectic Animation Package

If you are in Toronto next week and feel like checking out a wonderful evening of cool animated music videos, TV ads and narrative shorts, we recommend TIFF’s Packaged Goods: Artful ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Nominated Shorts to Debut in Theaters on Feb. 1

If you’d like to check out all of this year’s Oscar-nominated shorts (animated, live-action and documentary) in a movie theater, you’ll be happy to know that ShortsHD (The Short ... Continue Reading →
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Moonbot Goes Noir with ‘Diggs Nightcrawler’

Louisiana-based studio Moonbot Studios (The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, The Numberlys) is working on a new augmented reality experience for Sony’s PlayStation 3 ... Continue Reading →
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Best of the Brief-Attention-Span Theater

An overview of the key award-winning shorts screening at the 2012 edition of SIGGRAPH’s Computer Animation Festival. During the 39th SIGGRAPH Conference in Los Angeles this summer, ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Loves ‘Rango,’ ‘Hugo’ and ‘Lessmore’

After several months of collecting critics’ and guild trophies, Paramount’s underdog feature Rango took home the Best Animated Feature Oscar during a star-studded ceremony held ... Continue Reading →