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Ottawa Fest Announces Shorts Selections

The Ottawa International Animation Festival is pleased to announce the official selection of short films that will compete for the Grand Prize at this year’s festival running ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gravity,’ ‘Frozen’ Take Top Honors at Saturns

Gravity and Frozen took top honors at the 40th Annual Saturn Awards, presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films. Frozen took the best animated feature honor, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen,’ ‘Mr. Hublot,’ ‘Gravity’ Win Animation-VFX Oscars

Frozen took home the Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song Oscars Sunday night, with the French short Mr. Hublot winning the best animated short film. Frozen won the song category ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Gets David O’Reilly Poster, Retrospective

The Ottawa International Animation Festival has unveiled a poster by Irish animator David O’Reilly for its 2014 edition. This year’s festival is schedule for Sept. 17-21 ... Continue Reading →
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Five Animated Pics Nominated for Academy Awards

This morning (Jan. 16), the nominations for the 86th Annual Academy Awards were announced at a news conference at the Samuel Goldwyn theater in Beverly Hills. Here are the animation ... Continue Reading →
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Beloved Children’s Book Artist Maurice Sendak Dies at 83

One of the most influential and beloved children’s artists of the 20th century, Maurice Sendak, died on Tuesday at the age of 83 from complications from a recent stroke. Sendak’s ... Continue Reading →
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How to Create a Spanish Gem

Director Ignacio Ferreras discusses the joys and challenges of adapting the graphic novel Arrugas (Wrinkles) into a 2D animated film. First-time reactions of audiences to an animated ... Continue Reading →