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The Animation Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide

FULLY BOOKED The Art of Ferdinand (Titan Books, $40) puts the colorful world of Blue Sky’s latest release into your hooves, with 160 pages of behind-the-scenes art and insights. Author ... Continue Reading →
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Bold Ideas Shine at the 2017 Student Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has a notable history of honoring student filmmakers with medals for their thesis films. That honor roll includes directors John Lasseter, ... Continue Reading →
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CTN Expo to Offer Many Panels, Sneaks & Artist Events

It wouldn’t be November without another exciting edition of the CTN Animation Expo held at the Burbank Marriott convention center. We had the pleasure of speaking to super-busy ... Continue Reading →
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Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Andy Serkis Among Student Academy Awards Presenters

The Academy has announced a slate of presenters for this year’s Student Academy Awards, including DreamWorks Animation director Jennifer Yuh Nelson, as well as actor/motion-capture ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Wonder Women 2’ Dated, Adobe Bashes Flash, ‘Spike & Mike’ Doc in Works, & More!

’Wonder Woman 2’ Set for Release in December 2019 Mark your calendars for Friday the 13th if you want to be first in line to see Gal Gadot reprise her role as Diana — hopefully ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Vet David Silverman Set for Italian BergamoTOONS Fest

This summer, the north of Italy plays host to a three day celebration of animation as the BergamoTOONS Festival runs June 22 through. In addition to free symposiums, film screenings ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Student Academy Awards Competition Opens

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has launched the 44th Student Academy Awards competition, the winners of which will be eligible for Oscars consideration. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Nick Animation Podcast: Episode 33 – Pete Docter Host Hector Navarro chats with one of the driving forces behind Pixar’s success and Oscar-winning director of Up and Inside ... Continue Reading →
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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 →