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‘Hipopotamy,’ ‘Seth’s Dominion’ Top Ottawa Winners

The official competition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) came to a close Saturday with the highly anticipated awards ceremony held at St. Brigid’s Centre ... Continue Reading →
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Sundance to Distribute New Shorts Collection

Sundance is bringing to theaters this fall a collection of eight animated shorts that have all screened at the famous festival. The 95-minute program will play at the Sundance Sunset ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Film Fest to Sneak ‘Man of Steel,’ ‘Monsters U’

Warner Bros. much-anticipated Man of Steel and Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University have been added to the lineup at the upcoming L.A. Film Festival in June. The Superman which stars ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Blue Umbrella’ to Debut at SXSW

Pixar’s latest animated short The Blue Umbrella, which debuted this month at the Berlin Festival, will make its U.S. premiere at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and ... Continue Reading →
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Otomo’s ‘Combustible’ Wins Japan’s Media Arts Award

Katsuhiro Otomo’s acclaimed animated short Combustible won Japan’s prestigious Media Arts Award on Thursday (Dec. 13). Set in mid-18th-century Edo (the old name for Tokyo), the ... Continue Reading →
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11 Animated Projects to Screen at Sundance

Sundance Institute announced today the program of short films selected to screen at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, January 17-27 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, ... Continue Reading →
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57 Shorts Are in the Oscar Game This Year

Last weekend, a total of 57 animated shorts which had qualified to compete in the Oscar race were screened in New York. Thanks to animator Michael Sporn’s (Poe) fantastic blog, we ... Continue Reading →
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Argentina’s Expotoons Festival Announces Winners

Expotoons, the annual Argentine animation festival has announced its list of 2012 winners in feature films, shorts, commercials, TV series and graduation short categories. Here are ... Continue Reading →
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‘Oh Willy…’ and ‘Edmond’ Nab More Prizes

There seems to be no shortage of festival prizes for animated shorts this month. Just a few days ago, at the 48th Chicago International Film Festival Oh Willy… (Belgium), directed ... Continue Reading →
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Platform Animation Fest Announces Fantastic Lineup

Los Angeles residents are in for a treat next month when the acclaimed animation festival Platform pays a visit to the REDCAT theater (October 26-28). In collaboration with CalArts ... Continue Reading →