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10 Animated Shorts Advance in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has narrowed down the initial 69 qualifying films to a list of 10 animated shorts that will progress in the voting process for the 89th ... Continue Reading →
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Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Your Name.’ Makes Oscar Consideration List

Funimation Films has confirmed that Japanese film Your Name. has made the official consideration list in the Best Animated Feature category for the 89th Annual Academy Awards. The box ... Continue Reading →
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12 Sci-Tech Areas Investigated for Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 12 distinct scientific and technical investigations have been launched for the 2016 Oscars. The avenues of inquiry ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Sets Key Awards Season Dates

The Academy and the ABC Television Network today announced key dates for the 89th Oscars, taking place Sunday, February 26, 2017 and airing live on ABC. The 2016 Academy Awards season ... Continue Reading →
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Jamie Foxx May Star in a R-Rated Jim Henson Puppet Movie The Oscar-winning actor is reportedly in early talks to play the lead in The Happytime Murders. Former FEN Execs Launch StoryArc ... Continue Reading →
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‘Inside Out,’ ‘Bear Story’ & ‘Ex Machina’ Win Oscars Gold

In case you missed out on the live Twitter and Facebook coverage by our intrepid Editor-in-Chief Tom McLean from the Oscars press room, we are pleased to announce and congratulate the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Inside Out,’ ‘Bear Story,’ ‘Ex Machina’ Win Toon, VFX Oscars

Disney-Pixar’s Inside Out won Best Animated Feature while Bear Story earned the first Oscar for Chile with its win as Best Animated Short Film. “We want to represent our ... Continue Reading →
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Only Yesterday, a Classic in Japanese Animation, Is a Delicate Beauty L.A. Times’ Kenneth Turan applauds the long-awaited stateside arrival of Isao Takahata’s overlooked gem. Oscars: ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Approves Voter Qualification Changes

In the wake of the #OscarsSoWhite backlash following the nominations announcement, which resulted in heated debate and several stars threatening to boycott the 2016 Awards Ceremony, ... Continue Reading →
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Immersed in Movies: Evaluating the Animated Feature Oscar Nominees Journalist Bill Desowitz weighs in on the five-film race. Petit Prince Led Banner Year for French Animation Exports Mark ... Continue Reading →