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The nominees for the 84th annual Oscars were announced Tuesday morning, with the best animated feature race falling to A Cat in Paris Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli (GKids) Chico & Rita Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal (GKids) Kung Fu Panda 2 Jennifer Yuh Nelson (DreamWorks) Puss In Boots Chris [...]
How Hurricane Katrina and a veteran children’s book advocate in New York City inspired an award-winning animated short and popular iPad app. Many months before critical favorites such as The Artist and Hugo hit the big screen, a 14-minute-long animated short by William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg paid a lovely [...]
Last month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences narrowed down the animated short list from the original qualifying 45 to 10 titles that advanced in the Oscar voting process. In January, the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch members will select three to five nominees from this shortlist. [...]
We all know the trials of finding the right holiday gift for your loved ones can make December a horrible, ulcer-inducing time of the year. That’s why we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite animation-related goods that will brighten anyone’s miserable winter day. Here’s to the hope [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 84th Academy Awards. Forty-four projects had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production company: Dimanche/Sunday [...]
Although the 45 shorts which have been qualified for this year’s Academy Awards have been announced already, this is a list we compiled from all the projects that have won awards at festivals around the world this year. For a more up to date list of Oscar qualifying shorts, visit [...]
The best-selling iPad application based on the award-winning CG short The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore is getting a new seasonal makeover with the Holiday App, available now from the Apple App Store. Developed by Moonbot, the app can now be enjoyed in eight languages and features all [...]
William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg’s award-winning The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, the new Pixar short La Luna directed by Enrico Casarosa, Bill Plympton’s Guard Dog Global Jam and Fernando Trueba & Javier Mariscal’s Spanish film Chico & Rita are some of the highlights of this year’s Ottawa [...]
SIGGRAPH has announced the Computer Animation Festival’s Best in Show, Jury Award, and Best Student Project recipients for SIGGRAPH 2011 in Vancouver, set for Aug. 7-11. A total of 77 films will be shown during the festival. Nominees were chosen by an expert panel of jury members from 891 submissions [...]