The Art of Google Spotlight Stories

Google Spotlight Launches Art Book and Exhibit

For the past three years, animation fans have been enjoying the amazing projects produced under the Google Spotlight Stories banner. Now they can take in some of the fantastic concept ... Continue Reading →
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Vision Quests: Google Spotlight Stories ‘Son of Jaguar’ & ‘Sonaria’

In 2016, when Google Spotlight Stories’ Pearl became the first VR piece to land an Oscar ... Continue Reading →
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‘Samurai Jack’ Artists Sweep Juried Animation Emmys

The Television Academy has announced the juried award winners for the 69th Emmy Awards for Animation, Motion Design and Interactive Programming. The honors will be presented at the ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’17: AMPAS Prez Cheryl Boone Isaacs, ‘Guardians,’ ‘Ghost’ & ‘Pearl’ Join Lineup

With just a week to go until FMX takes place in Stuttgart (May 2-5), organizers continue to confirm must-see additions across the schedule, including a keynote from Cheryl Boone Isaacs ... Continue Reading →
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LIVE! Oscars go to ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Piper,’ ‘The Jungle Book’

Disney’s Zootopia won the best animated feature award at the 89th annual Academy Awards. Disney-Pixar’s Piper won the best animated short film category. Another Disney project, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Moana’ Wins MPSE Golden Reel for Animation

The 64th Golden Reel Awards, presented by the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE), took place Sunday to celebrate the best in cinema and television soundcraft from 2016. The feature ... Continue Reading →
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The Final Furlong

With nominations announced Jan. 24, the race to the winner’s podium at the 89th annual Academy Awards is ready, set and on the go. The nominees are in and, unlike previous years, ... Continue Reading →
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For Your Consideration: Animag’s Oscar Voting Guide

The 89th Annual Academy Awards are so close, we can taste it. With the big ceremony set for Sunday, February 26, final voting is now open for Academy members to determine the fate of ... Continue Reading →
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Mixed Media

Patrick Osborne and Felix Massie test the limits of animation in the burgeoning field of VR with the Google Spotlight Stories Pearl and Rain or Shine. Patrick Osborne’s follow ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Annie Awards: ‘Zootopia’ Sweeps Top Honors

The 44th Annie Awards were held Saturday night at UCLA’s Royce Hall, toasting the best in animation with a gala ceremony complete with Red Carpet arrivals and presenters with ... Continue Reading →