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New Animation Scholarship Named for ‘SpongeBob’ Creator Stephen Hillenburg

The Princess Grace Foundation-USA has introduced the Stephen Hillenburg Animation Scholarship — an annually awarded gift created to support emerging animators. The scholarship ... Continue Reading →
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VES Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Honorees

Marking its milestone 20th anniversary, the Visual Effects Society has announced the inaugural VES Hall of Fame, and the industry luminaries set for the first round of inductions. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kubo,’ ‘Moana’ & ‘Zootopia’ Nominated for ACE Eddie Award

American Cinema Editors (ACE) has announced the nominees for the 67th annual ACE Eddie Awards, recognizing the best editing of the year in film, television and documentaries. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Your Name’ LA Oscar Run Set for Dec. 2-8

Funimation Films will present the Oscar-qualifying theatrical run for Makoto Shinkai’s animated feature Your Name at the Laemmle Music Hall in Los Angeles, December 2-8. Advance ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Supe John Heller Joins FuseFX

Accomplished VFX supervisor John Heller has joined the staff of FuseFX at its Los Angeles studio. His credits include feature films Big Miracle, Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Pioneer Ken Ralston Receiving VES Lifetime Achievement Award

The Visual Effects Society has named multiple Academy Award-winning visual effects pioneer Ken Ralston as the recipient of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award to be presented at the ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Video: Lindalee & Jeremy Zag Talk ‘Miraculous’ Pint-sized reporter Lindalee Rose interviews Zagtoons founder Jeremy Zag about what’s in store for his breakout superhero stars ... Continue Reading →
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Ridley Scott Earns VES Lifetime Achievement Honor

The Visual Effects Society will honor multiple award-winning director-producer Sir Ridley Scott with the VES Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his enormous contributions ... Continue Reading →
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TIFF Plans Major Stop-Motion Retrospective

The Toronto International Film Festival (www.tiff.net) will be presenting a pan-genre retrospective on the art of stop-motion animation at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto, running ... Continue Reading →
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Hometown Hero

Animex steps up to show what Mexican animation can do with the CG feature ... Continue Reading →