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The National Film Board of Canada announced last week that it’s facing a 10 percent cut in its annual Parliamentary appropriations over the next three years. The publicly funded org, which has supported many Oscar-winning animated shorts over the years—including the 2012 award-winning Wild Life by Amanda Forbis and Wendy [...]
Canadian indie Patrick Doyon’s subtle short Dimanche (Sunday) is a testament to the simple pleasures of 2D animation and well-observed reflections of life. If you need a perfect example of a charming animated short, which doesn’t rely on over-the-top CG tools or mind-numbing high concepts to tell a story, you [...]
ShortsHD and Magnolia Pictures have announced plans to release this year’s Oscar-nominated short films in 200 theaters across the U.S. and Canada on Feb. 10, 2012. Three theatrical programs will give audiences around the country an opportunity to watch the nominated shorts in the animation, live-action and documentary categories prior to [...]
Last month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences narrowed down the animated short list from the original qualifying 45 to 10 titles that advanced in the Oscar voting process. In January, the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch members will select three to five nominees from this shortlist. [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 84th Academy Awards. Forty-four projects had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production company: Dimanche/Sunday [...]
The National Film Board of Canada is gearing up for the 5th edition of Get Animated!, a program of animated screenings and activities coming to over 20 cities across Canada from October 22 to November 6 to celebrate International Animation Day (Oct. 28), in partnership with local organizations. Highlights of [...]