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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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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 →
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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 →