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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 →
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Pete Docter, Jonas Rivera & Tim Miller Host Oscar Week Events

The Academy will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s Oscar nominees in select categories in the week leading up to the 89th awards ceremony. Held in the Samuel ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pinocchio’ Joins Walt Disney Signature Collection in January

At this weekend’s Destination D: Amazing Adventures event presented by D23 at Walt Disney World Resort, Tyler Slater and Nicole Nalty announced that Disney’s animated classic ... Continue Reading →
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Disney-Pixar Swaps ‘Incredibles 2’ & ‘Toy Story 4’ Dates

Disney has reportedly changed up its release schedule, swapping dates for two hotly anticipated Pixar Animation Studios sequels. The Incredibles 2 will now land in theaters June 15, ... Continue Reading →
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2016 Student Academy Award Winners Announced

The Academy has voted 17 students winners of the 43rd Student Academy Awards competition, selected from a record number of entries (1,749 films from 286 domestic and 95 international ... Continue Reading →
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2016 CalArts Animation Showcases Attract Hundreds

Hundred of CalArts students, faculty and alumni as well as entertainment industry executives convened at two events to screen and celebrate the latest batch of student films from the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Inside Out,’ ‘Bear Story’ & ‘Ex Machina’ Win Oscars Gold

In case you missed out on the live Twitter and Facebook coverage by our intrepid Editor-in-Chief Tom McLean from the Oscars press room, we are pleased to announce and congratulate the ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Winners Talk Oscars Diversity

Hollywood’s most prestigious awards finally took place Sunday night, as the 88th Annual Academy Awards welcomed the glitterati back once more to celebrate outstanding achievement ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Panda Beats Monkey as China’s Top-Earning Animation DreamWorks Animation’s China-U.S. co-pro Kung Fu Panda 3 have overtaken Monkey King: Hero Is Back at the B.O., reclaiming ... Continue Reading →
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‘Inside Out,’ ‘Bear Story,’ ‘Ex Machina’ Win Toon, VFX Oscars

Disney-Pixar’s Inside Out won Best Animated Feature while Bear Story earned the first Oscar for Chile with its win as Best Animated Short Film. “We want to represent our ... Continue Reading →