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SIGGRAPH Animation Fest Announces 2013 Winners

The top prize for this year’s Computer Animation Festival at SIGGRAPH has been awarded to the short A La Francaise, directed by Morrigane Boyer, Julien Hazebroucq, Ren Hsien Hsu, ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Makes Animation Category Rule Change

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has made a new rule regarding the Animated Feature Oscar category. This new rule designates a maximum of two ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH to Spotlight ‘Monsters University,’ ‘Frozen’

This summer’s big computer graphics confab SIGGRAPH at the Anaheim Convention Center in Calif. (July 21-25) will feature several hot sessions focusing on the vfx of big studio features, ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces Student Animation Oscars Finalists

The 47 finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Student Academy Awards competition were announced on Wednesday. The winners will come to Los Angeles for a ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Sets Oscar Dates for 2014-15

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC Television Network have announced the dates for the 86th and 87th Oscar presentations—giving you plenty of time to reserve ... Continue Reading →
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Academy to Honor VFX Supe Bill Taylor

Visual effects supervisor and director of photography Bill Taylor will be awarded the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Board ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces 9 Science/Tech Honorees

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that nine scientific and technical achievements represented by 25 individual award recipients will be honored at its ... Continue Reading →
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Scores from 7 Animated Pics Enter Oscar Race

One hundred and four scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2012 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 85th Academy Awards, ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg Receives Academy’s Humanitarian Prize

DreamWorks chief Jeffrey Katzenberg was honored by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences for his humanitarian efforts on Saturday (Dec. 1). The much-admired studio head ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar VFX Race Narrows Down to 10 Movies

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 85th Academy Awards. The films are listed ... Continue Reading →