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’Inner Workings’: How Disney Innovated the Oscar-Contending Hybrid Short Bill Desowitz for Indiewire goes inside Moana’s short counterpart with director Leo Matsuda and key creatives ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Conference Opens for Submissions

SIGGRAPH 2017 — set for July 30 through August 3 in Los Angeles — has opened is call for submissions for the 44th conference. Scholars, innovators and creative practitioners ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Searchlight Puts Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ on the Map

Right on the heels of the production and cast announcement issued in a video yesterday, Fox Searchlight has acquired worldwide rights to Wes Anderson’s stop-motion animated feature ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Clash-A-Rama! The Series What happens when a trio of writer/producers from The Simpsons and Rough Draft Studios take on the Clash of Clans game universe? Webtoon gold, that’s ... Continue Reading →
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Catch ‘Wavemania’ in Sony’s ‘Surf’s Up 2’ Trailer

SPHE has released a new trailer for its home video sequel Surf’s Up 2: Wavemania — coming to DVD and Digital on January 17. The feature-length adventure is produced by Sony ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Teases ‘Inner Workings’ Short

Just announced as one of the 10 shortlisted contenders continuing along the Oscar race, Walt Disney Animation’s new theatrical short Inner Workings arrives in cinemas today, playing ... Continue Reading →
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WB Throws Director Mark Osborne ‘Bone’

The feature animation adaptation of Jeff Smith’s Bone is finally picking up steam, with Warner Bros. tapping Oscar-nominated Kung Fu Panda and The Little Prince director Mark Osborne ... Continue Reading →
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A New Oscar Record: 27 Animated Features Submitted for Awards Race

A record setting 27 films have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 89th Academy Awards. A major increase over last edition’s 16 contenders, ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Winner ‘Borrowed Time’ Debuts Online

Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj’s computer animated short film Borrowed Time has launched online via Vimeo — unsurprisingly, as a Vimeo Staff Pick — along with a new ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Indie ‘Long Way North’ Combines Arctic Exploration and Female Empowerment Shout! Factory tosses its hat in the Oscar ring with the Annecy Audience Award-winning film about ... Continue Reading →