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Ex-Ghibli Auteur Reflects on His Oscar-Nominated Animation Hiromasa Yonebayashi discusses his haunting hand-drawn film When Marnie Was There with the Japan Times. Guardians of the Galaxy ... Continue Reading →

Cape Town Animation Fest Welcomes the World

South Africa’s largest animation event will welcome shining personalities and buzzworthy films from around the world this week as the Cape Town International Animation Festival runs ... Continue Reading →

Cape Town Animation Fest Announces Details

The Cape Town International Animation Festival, kicking off in South Africa from February 18 to 21 at the River Club, has announced plans for an African premiere, multiple award winners ... Continue Reading →

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Oscar Ballot Guide – Animation Character Design Pixar’s Albert Lozano, Blue Sky’s Nick Bruno and Scott Carroll, Anomalisa’s Carol Koch, Laika’s David Vandervoort and ILM’s ... Continue Reading →

NY Children’s Film Fest Reveals Jury, Slate Preview

The New York International Children’s Film Festival has named the jurors for the 2016 event, and unveiled a slate preview for the program running February 26 through March 20 — ... Continue Reading →

ShortsHD Presents Oscar Nominees in Theaters & On Demand

For over 10 years, ShortsHD has been bringing the Oscar nominated short films in the Animation, Live Action and Documentary categories to audiences across the globe with exclusive theatrical ... Continue Reading →

13 Songs from Animated Films Among 74 Vying for Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 74 songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2015 are in contention for nominations in the Original ... Continue Reading →

Patricia Arquette Considering ‘Toy Story 4’ Playdate

The Wrap reports that Oscar-winning actress Patricia Arquette is in talks with Disney-Pixar to voice a new character in Toy Story 4, currently slated for June 15, 2018. Arquette took ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Awards Gala Spotlight

Animation Magazine honored entertainment luminaries at the World Animation and VFX Summit Awards Gala, which opened the growing industry event at the California Yacht Club in Marina ... Continue Reading →

CG Short ‘Shift’ Tops 2015 VIEW Awards

The first place VIEW Award for 2015 was awarded to Shift, a CG film directed by Maria Cecilia Pugliesi and Yijun Liu, of the School of Visual Arts, New York. The awards event was held ... Continue Reading →