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Animal Logic Pulls ‘Peter Rabbit’ & Friends Out of the Hat

How do you take a anthropomorphic rabbit first introduced in Beatrix Potter’s 1902 children’s storybook and place it in a high-energy adventure for today’s cynical movie audiences? ... Continue Reading →
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Spain’s Animayo Declared an Oscar Qualifying Festival

The new year is off to a strong start for Animayo, with the news that the Gran Canaria event is the first dedicated animation fest in Spain to be declared a Qualifying Festival for ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar’s Short Film Shortlist

In December, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the titles advancing to nomination voting for the 90th Academy Awards Best Animated Short Film race. Plucked from ... Continue Reading →
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10 Films Head into VFX Oscar Bake Off

The race for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects has 10 remaining films, including Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Dunkirk, Blade Runner 2049, and War for the Planet of the Apes. These ... Continue Reading →
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20 VFX Contenders Make Oscar Shortlist

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 90th Academy Awards. The films are, in alphabetical ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Advances 10 Animated Shorts in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday morning that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards, whittled down from ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Oscar Entry Deadlines!, ‘Spider-Man’ Sneak Peek, Triggerfish’s Hot Take, & More

Submission Deadlines for 2017 Oscars Approaching! Get your movie-making rears in gear! Deadlines to submit your work for consideration in the 90th Academy Awards are coming up fast: ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: ‘Afrofuturism: Missy Elliott’ Trailer The fifth episode of DUST’s animated series exploring the sci-fi influence of black artists gets supa dupa fly with Misdemeanor ... Continue Reading →
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90th Oscars Key Dates Announced

It seems like the 89th Oscars just happened, but the Academy and ABC Television Network have already lined up the key dates for the 90th awards season — plus ceremony dates for ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Foundation Receives $250k Gift from Walmart

AMPAS announced that 89th Oscars sponsor Walmart has gifted $250,000 to the Academy Foundation in support of its educational outreach initiatives. The donative will all the Academy ... Continue Reading →