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Academy Advances 10 Animated Shorts in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday morning that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards, whittled down from ... Continue Reading →
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Bold Ideas Shine at the 2017 Student Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has a notable history of honoring student filmmakers with medals for their thesis films. That honor roll includes directors John Lasseter, ... Continue Reading →
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2018 Animated Short Oscar Submissions Revealed

The 90th Academy Awards short animation race will have 63 films in the first heat, according to a list of titles submitted for consideration obtained by Cartoon Brew. This is down just ... Continue Reading →
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2017 World Animation Celebration Wraps, Announces Winners

Another edition of the World Animation Celebration has drawn to a close. Following two days packed with screenings, panels, speakers and much more, WAC 2017 has revealed the winners ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Student Academy Award Winners Revealed

UPDATE: The medal placements were announced Oct. 12, 2017. Story has been updated below. The Academy has winnowed down the contenders for the 44th Student Academy Awards competition ... Continue Reading →
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‘In a Heartbeat,’ ‘Afterwork’ & ‘Less Than Human’ Win Animago Awards

The winners of the 2017 Animago Awards (www.animago.com) were announced Thursday night at a special ceremony in Munich, a highlight of the two-day Animago Award & Conference confab ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Student Academy Awards Finalists Revealed

The finalists for the 2017 Student Academy Awards have been announced, with this year’s awards ceremony set for October 12 at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Behind the Viral Hit ‘In a Heartbeat,’ Junko Mizuno Exhibit, ‘Black’ Feature Coming & More

’In a Heartbeat’: The Story Behind the Animated Gay Love Short That’s Gone Viral Ringling grads Esteban Bravo and Beth David’s thesis film has garnered an amazing 16 million-plus ... Continue Reading →
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TAIS Animation Showcase Selections Revealed

On Saturday, July 29, the Toronto Animated Images Society will present two 60-minute short film programs representing the best in independent Canadian and international animation in ... Continue Reading →
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2017 animago AWARDS Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 2017 animago AWARDS have been announced, with nearly a thousand submissions from 58 countries narrowed down to 33 contenders in 11 categories. The awards will be ... Continue Reading →