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Academy Screens 45 Shorts for Oscar Consideration

Last weekend, the Academy screened the 45 projects that were submitted for Best Animated Shorts consideration. Members of the Shorts and Animation branch of the Academy will vote for ... Continue Reading →
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Academy, MoMA Celebrate Saul Bass

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences together with the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will present a special evening celebrating the life and work of acclaimed 20th century ... Continue Reading →
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18 Films Submitted in Animated Feature Oscar Race

Eighteen features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 84th Academy Awards. The 18 submitted features are: The Adventures of Tintin Alois ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Feature Oscar Entries Due Nov. 1

It’s officially awards season: The entry forms and supporting materials for a film to be considered in the animated feature film category for the 84th annual Academy Awards is ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Czech Pic ‘Alois Nebel’ Enters Oscar Race

The animated film Alois Nebel is the Czech Republic’s official entry in the Best Foreign  Language Oscar race, it was announced today. The rotoscope-animated, black-and-white film ... Continue Reading →
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Academy to Screen Méliès’s ‘Trip to the Moon’

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present the original hand-colored version of Georges Méliès’s landmark 1902 film A Trip to the Moon on Tuesday, September ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO Star Wars’ Animated Special to Air July 22 on CN

LEGO and Star Wars have long clicked well in the toy stores and — more recently — the world of video games, so it should be no surprise that they’re teaming up for an animated ... Continue Reading →
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McManus to Run Canada’s NFB Animation Studio

The National Film Board of Canada has named Roddy McManus as the new executive producer of its Oscar-winning English-language animation studio. McManus succeeds veteran animation producer ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars 2′ Co-Director Brad Lewis Heads to Digital Domain

Having navigated Pixar’s Cars 2 to the finish line as co-director to John Lasseter, Brad Lewis has signed on to directed original animated feature films for Digital Domain Media ... Continue Reading →
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13 Animators, 12 VFX Artists Invited to Join AMPAS

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 13 animators, 12 visual effects artists and a total of 178 filmmakers and film industry executives to join its ranks. Animators ... Continue Reading →