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Academy Makes Animation Category Rule Change

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has made a new rule regarding the Animated Feature Oscar category. This new rule designates a maximum of two ... Continue Reading →
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‘Finding Nemo’ Sequel Gets Name and Release Date

Disney and Pixar announced today that the much anticipated sequel to the 2003 Oscar-winning feature Finding Nemo will be released on Nov. 25, 2015. The new pic, which will be directed ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Sets Oscar Dates for 2014-15

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC Television Network have announced the dates for the 86th and 87th Oscar presentations—giving you plenty of time to reserve ... Continue Reading →
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R&H Needs Buyer Before Loans Run Out Mid-March

Financially troubled visual effects company Rhythm & Hues has said it needs to find a buyer by mid-March to have a shot at emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company is currently ... Continue Reading →
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Ted Ruffles Feathers at the Oscars

Ted, Seth MacFarlane’s foul-mouthed Teddy Bear, managed to offend the Jewish Anti-Defamation Group during the Oscar ceremony on Sunday night, as he rambled on about how Jewish people ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Community Reacts to Ang Lee’s Oscar Speech

While the Oscar for best visual effects was handed out to the team at Rhythm & Hues for creating the astounding images for Ang Lee’s Life of Pi, the night proved to be a less ... Continue Reading →
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Five Projects Nominated For French Cesars

France’s Academy of Technical Arts and Sciences nominated five well-received animated titles for this year’s Cesars, the country’s equivalent of the Oscars. Unlike the Academy ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Nominated Shorts to Debut in Theaters on Feb. 1

If you’d like to check out all of this year’s Oscar-nominated shorts (animated, live-action and documentary) in a movie theater, you’ll be happy to know that ShortsHD (The Short ... Continue Reading →
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Four Animated Titles Are Up for ACE Eddies

Four animated features received nominations for ACE Eddie Awards. The honors, which are given by the American Society of Editors, are slated for February 16th at the Beverly Hilton ... Continue Reading →
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The Winning Scores

The composers of some of the best animated soundtracks of the year discuss their craft and inspirations. Over the past year, there have been plenty of behind-the-scenes features about ... Continue Reading →