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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, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. The animated features with eligible scores that made the list are listed [...]
Twelve animated features are on the shortlist for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Best Animated Feature Golden Globe category. The HFPA can choose up to five films for the final nominee list. The list is very close to the familiar titles up for an Oscar nod, with the exception of [...]
Is it just us or is the Best Animated Features race shaping up to be one of the more exciting categories of the award season once again? With the possibility of five nomination spots opening up to the top contenders (which is triggered when more than 16 titles qualify in [...]
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced that 21 features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 85th Academy Awards to be held February 24, 2013. The nominees will be announced January 10, 2013. While some have not yet had their [...]
Here’s a piece of news that 2D animation purists may have a tough time to swallow. Deadline.com reports that 20th Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios (Ice Age, Rio) will be developing the popular Peanuts comic-strip into a CG-animated feature film franchise. Fox is ready to turn the hugely [...]
Nemo’s back, and he’s so excited he’s about to pop right off the screen. The stereoscopic 3D re-release of the Pixar blockbuster Finding Nemo leads the major theatrical releases this week and looks to pick up business after a lackluster showing in recent weeks. The movie was first released in [...]
LAIKA’s well-received stop-motion feature ParaNorman did respectable business at the box office during its second weekend of release, with an estimated $8.6 million. Directed by Chris Butler and Sam Fell, the zombie-filled family movie now has a $28.3 million domestic cume and a $36 million worldwide total since its release [...]
With the 39th annual conference and exhibit running August 5-9 in the Los Angeles Convention Center, there’s plenty for CG fanatics and technophiles to check out. Here’s our list of can’t-miss confab events. Electronic Theater: Enjoy the year’s most impressive CG feats in short films, commercials, music videos and more [...]
It was a three-peat for the final episode in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. The Dark Knight Rises topped the box office for the third straight weekend, taking in $36 million domestic for a to-date total gross estimated at $354 million. The international gross edged up slightly higher to a total [...]
Fox Animation Studios president Vanessa Morrison has renewed her deal with Fox Filmed Entertainment (FFE), it was announced today by FFE chairmen Jim Gianopulos and Tom Rothman. Brian Keane, an EVP and COO at Blue Sky Studios, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fox Animation, has also re-upped with the company. Keane [...]