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Academy Advances 10 Animated Shorts in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday morning that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards, whittled down from ... 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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Women in Animation Awards Two Phyllis Craig Scholarships

Women in Animation announces that, for the first time, it has selected two recipients for the Phyllis Craig Scholarship: Heather Forlong and Esther Tejano. The annual award for student ... Continue Reading →
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Ringling Introduces Pioneering VR Development BFA

Sarasota, Florida’s Ringling College of Art and Design will be the first art college — and one of the first educational institutions — to offer a degree in the rapidly ... Continue Reading →
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2017 World Animation Celebration Wraps, Announces Winners

Another edition of the World Animation Celebration has drawn to a close. Following two days packed with screenings, panels, speakers and much more, WAC 2017 has revealed the winners ... Continue Reading →
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‘In a Heartbeat,’ ‘Afterwork’ & ‘Less Than Human’ Win Animago Awards

The winners of the 2017 Animago Awards (www.animago.com) were announced Thursday night at a special ceremony in Munich, a highlight of the two-day Animago Award & Conference confab ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Student Academy Awards Finalists Revealed

The finalists for the 2017 Student Academy Awards have been announced, with this year’s awards ceremony set for October 12 at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. ... Continue Reading →
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2017 animago AWARDS Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 2017 animago AWARDS have been announced, with nearly a thousand submissions from 58 countries narrowed down to 33 contenders in 11 categories. The awards will be ... Continue Reading →
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Ringling College Honors 2016-17 Trustee Scholars

Ringling College of Art and Design held its 22nd Annual Trustee Scholar Awards over the weekend, honoring 13 students, stand-outs in each academic major plus Student Life. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Student Academy Award Medals Revealed

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences held its 43rd Student Academy Awards ceremony Thursday night at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The previously announced ... Continue Reading →