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Five New Members Added to Academy’s Tech Council

Wendy Aylsworth, Rob Bredow, Douglas Greenfield, Rob Hummel and Bev Pasterczyk have joined the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Events Spotlight Animator Richard Williams

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present This Amazing Medium, an animation master class and retrospective tour with Oscar-winning animator Richard Williams. Presented ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Shorts Fest Announces Animation Screening

The L.A. Shorts Fest has announced its animation lineup for Monday, September 9. This eclectic program is scheduled for 3:15 p.m. at the Laemmle NoHo 7 in Burbank, Calif. Winners in ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Releases List of Possible Sci-Tech Honorees

The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Friday (August 16) that 14 scientific and technical achievements have been ... Continue Reading →
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John Lasseter Elected First VP of Academy

Pixar and Disney chief creative officer John Lasseter has been elected to the post of first VP of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He previously served terms as treasurer ... Continue Reading →
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Levitow Family Bestows Academy With Animation Gift

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the gift of the Abe and Charlotte Levitow Collection featuring animation art and related production materials documenting the ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Animation Keynote Is Available Online

This week’s buzz-worthy CG animation Confab SIGGRAPH has released the video of its opening day keynote, which was presented in collaboration with the Academy of Motion Picture ... Continue Reading →
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Cinelicious Wraps 4K Restoration of ‘Giants’ First Steps’

Cinelicious recently finished the 4K restoration of the animated films featured in The Giants’ First Steps, a program by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, curated ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 276 New Artists, Execs to Membership

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 276 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kung Fu Panda 3' Will Start Production in August

Production on DreamWorks Animation’s late-2015 release Kung Fu Panda 3 will being in August. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Peter Li, managing director of China Media Capital ... Continue Reading →