2018 Student Academy Awards

Academy Invites 928 New Members for 2018

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced the film industry individuals who have been invited by one or more branches to join in 2018. The list comes to 928 new ... Continue Reading →
2018 Annecy International Animated Film Festival and MIFA

Animation’s A-List Heads to Annecy!

This year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival and MIFA market (June 11-16 & 12-15) will collect some of the brightest lights in the international animation scene in ... Continue Reading →
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Chilemonos Fest to Honor Blue Sky Director Carlos Saldanha

The Chilemonos International Animation Festival will be bestowing its “Iconic Director” award on Carlos Saldanha, the Brazilian-born filmmaker behind many of Blue Sky Studios’ ... Continue Reading →
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

Annecy Full Program, WIA Summit Lineup Revealed

It’s official: the full program for the 2018 Annecy Festival was announced Monday at a press conference held by Patrick Eveno, Mickaël Marin and Marcel Jean at the Cinémathèque ... Continue Reading →
Fatima and the Secret Treasure

Visegrad Animation Forum Introduces Feature Film Section

The sixth annual Visegrad Animation Forum in Trebon, Czech Republic (May 1-3) will introduce for the first time a feature film category to its pitch competition, formerly reserved for ... Continue Reading →
Cartoon Movie

Record Participation for the 20th Cartoon Movie

Cartoon Movie, the European pitching event for animation films, took place in Bordeaux last week with more than 900 participants (+20% in two years) from 41 different countries, with ... Continue Reading →
Another Day of Life

Cartoon Movie Announces 20th Edition Winners

The 20th edition of Cartoon Movie, the annual European feature animation industry event, held in Bordeaux, France came to a close today (March 9th) with at the announcement of this ... Continue Reading →
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And the Oscar Goes to…

The 90th Academy Awards were held Sunday night, and unsurprisingly Pixar’s Coco was the big animated feature winner, giving director Lee Unkrich and producer Darla K. Anderson ... Continue Reading →
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90th Academy Awards: Nominee Reactions

Updates in progress. One of the biggest nail-biters of awards season is over, and we finally know which attention-grabbing animated films, VFX showpieces and musical moments have made ... Continue Reading →
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Nominations Announced for 90th Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 90th Annual Academy Awards this morning. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on March ... Continue Reading →