2018 Student Academy Awards

Academy Invites 928 New Members for 2018

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced the film industry individuals who have been invited by one or more branches to join in 2018. The list comes to 928 new ... Continue Reading →
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News Bytes: ‘Hotel Transylvania 3,’ ‘Playmobil’ and Friends of Mine

Tartakovsky Talks About Making of ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’ Director Genndy Tartakosky’s ghoul family comedy Hotel Transylvania 3 was one of the big audience favorites at this week’s ... Continue Reading →
Glen Keane

Glen Keane Wins NCS Reuben Award for Cartoonist of the Year

Artist, author and American animation icon Glen Keane has been named the recipient of the 2017 Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year by the National Cartoonists Society. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Princess and the Frog’ Writer Rob Edwards Joins ‘MiBots’

Screenwriter Rob Edwards has signed on to write the upcoming animated feature MiBots from Spain’s Wise Blue Studios. Edwards’ credits include the screenplays for Treasure Planet, ... Continue Reading →
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

Annecy: Disney’s Kira Lehtomaki & Josie Trinidad Preview ‘Wreck-It Ralph 2’

Disney Animation will offer an exclusive preview of upcoming feature Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 during the Annecy International Animated Film Festival this summer. ... Continue Reading →
Nathan Greno

‘Tangled’ Helmer Nathan Greno Joins Skydance Animation, Directing ‘Powerless’

Skydance Media announced Thursday that Nathan Greno is joining the company’s rapidly expanding animation studio under a multi-year deal. The director of Disney’s Tangled has been ... Continue Reading →
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Glen Keane Directing ‘Over the Moon’ for Pearl Studio and Netflix

Academy Award-nominated animation legend Glen Keane has been tapped to direct Pearl Studio’s feature-length musical adventure Over the Moon, a world premiere animated film exclusively ... Continue Reading →
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Walt Disney Family Museum Premieres Glen Keane Exhibition

Starting March 8th of 2018, The Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco will be dedicating an exhibition to famed Disney character animator Glen Keane. While most Animation Magazine ... Continue Reading →
Red Shoes

AFM: ‘Red Shoes’ Scores Pre-Sales, Sam Claflin & Patrick Warburton Join Cast

Korean film sales company Finecut announces a flurry of international pre-sales for its 3D animated fairytale send-up Red Shoes & The 7 Dwarfs — and has welcomed new voice ... Continue Reading →
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Vision Quests: Google Spotlight Stories ‘Son of Jaguar’ & ‘Sonaria’

In 2016, when Google Spotlight Stories’ Pearl became the first VR piece to land an Oscar ... Continue Reading →