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The nominations for the 39th Annual Annie Awards were unveiled this morning. Thanks to the healthy number of animated features released in 2011, ASIFA members will vote on ten titles in the animated Features race. Folimage’s A Cat in Paris, Perro Verde Films’ Arrugas (Wrinkles), Sony/Aardman’s Arthur Christmas, Disney/Pixar’s Cars [...]
As we’re waiting to hear about Annie Award nominations on Monday (Dec. 4), we can update you on some of the recent animation noms and wins that happened over the past few days. Over the weekend, the Spanish feature Chico & Rita, which is directed by Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal [...]
With the potential to nab five nomination spots instead of just three this year, the toon industry is sure to see a wider variety of films vying for the Best Animated Feature award come Oscar time—but which of the 2011 releases will be leading the pack, and which will be [...]
Early award season watchers seem to be unable (or unwilling) to pick frontrunners in the animation race this year. But most of them have high hopes for a certain Belgian boy reporter and his dog Snowy. A wise man once said that the greatest friend of truth is time. So, [...]
Eighteen features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 84th Academy Awards. The 18 submitted features are: The Adventures of Tintin Alois Nebel Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Arthur Christmas Cars 2 A Cat in Paris Chico & Rita Gnomeo & Juliet Happy Feet [...]
Tech giant HP has announced that DreamWorks Animation chose HP technology to push the boundaries of CG animation for its most technically advanced film to day, the Shrek spin-off Puss in Boots, which hits theaters this Friday, October 28. Artists working on Puss in Boots used more than 200 high-performance [...]
Nick has announced Monday Nov. 7 as the premiere date for the its new Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness animated series. The CG-animated DreamWorks Animation co-pro kicking off a full week of brand-new episodes every weekday at 5:30 p.m., following new episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants at 5:00 p.m. Kung [...]
Jennifer Yu Nelson, the acclaimed director of DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 2 and the film’s production designer Raymond Zibach are two of the featured speakers at SIGGRAPH Asia, which takes place Dec. 12-15 at the Hong Kong Convention Center this year. Nelson and Zibach will take attendees through the [...]
The LA Femme Film Festival has announced its Award Honorees for the seventh edition of the fest, set for Oct. 13-16. Among the notable women of film the event has chosen to celebrate this year is Kung Fu Panda 2 director Jennifer Yuh Nelson. Nelson will receive the Maverick Award, [...]
Turin’s leading digital technology confab View Conference (and sister festival ViewFest) have announced the impressive plans for this year’s edition, which takes place Oct. 25-28. Among the many highlights of this year’s show is the Italian premiere of Disney/Pixar’s much-heralded short, La Luna, which is regarded as one of the [...]