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‘Weekends’, ‘Icebergs’, ‘Bird Karma’ Win Golden Gate Awards at SFFILM

After 14 days of films, conversations and celebrity guests, the 2018 San Francisco International Film Festival wrapped up another successful edition in the City by the Bay. This year, ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Features Factor Amid Song and Score Oscar Contenders

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 70 songs are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 90th Academy Awards, and 141 Original ... Continue Reading →
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112 Original Scores Advance Towards Oscar Nominations

The Academy has announced that 112 feature scores are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the upcoming 88th Academy Awards, taking place in Hollywood February ... Continue Reading →
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Animator Andreas Deja Among New ‘Disney Legends’

Eight newly named Disney Legends will be honored at this year’s D23 Expo in Anaheim. Animator Andreas Deja, composer Danny Elfman and Star Wars creator George Lucas are among ... Continue Reading →
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Celebrate DreamWorks’ 20th at the Hollywood Bowl

Take a listen to the 20th anniversary of DreamWorks Animation with a special concert event set for July 18-19 at the world-famous Hollywood Bowl. Jack Black, who voices Po in the Kung ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. and Tim Burton May Do ‘Beetlejuice 2′

Tim Burton and Warner Bros. are opening the tomb of Beetlejuice again. The Hollywood Reporter says the macabre-loving director is in talks with the studio to direct a sequel to his ... Continue Reading →
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Chris Wedge Previews Vibrant New ‘Epic’

Blue Sky Studios co-founder and Oscar-winning animation director Chris Wedge took some time out of his busy schedule to show a few scenes from his upcoming feature Epic to members of ... Continue Reading →
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Remembering Richard Stone

Some eighty years ago, after it was decided that cartoons should be heard as well as seen, the song scores in many cases became the driving forces for the shorts. An entire crop of ... Continue Reading →
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Scores from 7 Animated Pics Enter Oscar Race

One hundred and four scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2012 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 85th Academy Awards, ... Continue Reading →
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New Trailer for Fox/Blue Sky’s ‘Epic’ Delivers the Goods

Just in time for Thanksgiving, animation fans have a new sneak peek at Fox/Blue Sky’s 2013 feature Epic. Directed by Chris Wedge, the film is based on William Joyce’s hugely popular ... Continue Reading →