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After months of award season campaigns, Disney claimed the top two animation prizes on Sunday night with a win for Pixar’s Brave in the Best Animated Feature category and Paperman in the Best Animated Short race. Directors Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman accepted the award for Brave, while first-time helmer [...]
The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films has revealed the list of nominees for the 39th annual Saturn Awards, with Peter Jackson’s vfx blockbuster The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey garnering the most nods with nine nominations. Other top contenders are Ang Lee’s Life of Pi and Sam Mendes’ [...]
We were sad to hear that legendary vfx and animation studio Rhythm & Hues has filed for bankruptcy after a deal for Indian-based Prime Focus to buy the Oscar-winning house fell through. The company is nominated for two Oscars for its effects work on Snow White & The Huntsman and [...]
The creative team behind the vfx of Ang Lee’s literary adaptation Life of Pi (lead by Rhythm & Hues)—which featured stormy seas, a photoreal Bengal tiger and more—took home four Visual Effects Society Awards last night during the 11th annual ceremony. This included the top prize for outstanding visual effects [...]
FMX, Stuttgart’s renowned conference on animation, vfx, games and transmedia is putting the finishing polish on its programming for the 2013 edition, taking place April 23-26 in the German city. According to the event organizers, the key words this year are “lean, smart and agile” with a focus on the [...]
Author, critic and film historian Leonard Maltin will host the 4th Annual 3D Creative Arts Awards on February 6th at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Hosted by the International 3D Society, the event will honor Panasonic Corp. for broadcasting the 2012 Summer Olympics in 3D, DreamWorks Animation and director Ang Lee for his [...]
Four animated features received nominations for ACE Eddie Awards. The honors, which are given by the American Society of Editors, are slated for February 16th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The nominated editors are: Nicolas C. Smith (Brave) Chris Lebenzon, Mark Solomon (Frankenweenie) Joyce Arrastia (Rise of the Guardians) [...]
Family Guy creator and next month’s Academy Award host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone announced the nominees for this year’s Oscars at 5 a.m. this morning. (January 10) in Beverly Hills. The nominees for Best Animated Feature are: Brave (directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman) Disney/Pixar Frankenweenie [...]
Three animated features received BAFTA nominations today. The three titles up for the Best Animated Feature of 2012 are: • Disney/Pixar’s Brave (directed by Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman) • Disney’s Frankenweenie (Tim Burton) • LAIKA’s ParaNorman (Sam Fell, Chris Butler) Among the films that didn’t get any BAFTA love were [...]
The Visual Effects Society announced today that it will honor Oscar-winning filmmaker Ang Lee with the VES Visionary Award at the 11th Annual VES Awards on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The award honors an individual who has uniquely and consistently employed [...]