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Oscar-Nominated Shorts to Debut in Theaters on Feb. 1

If you’d like to check out all of this year’s Oscar-nominated shorts (animated, live-action and documentary) in a movie theater, you’ll be happy to know that ShortsHD (The Short ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks’ ‘Rise of the Guardians’ Casts Its Magic Today

How director Peter Ramsey and his brilliant team of DreamWorks artists and technicians created the majestic worlds of Rise of the Guardians. For centuries, magical characters such as ... Continue Reading →
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Moonbot Goes Noir with ‘Diggs Nightcrawler’

Louisiana-based studio Moonbot Studios (The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, The Numberlys) is working on a new augmented reality experience for Sony’s PlayStation 3 ... Continue Reading →
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Hollywood Film Awards to Honor ‘Rise of the Guardians’

Although DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians doesn’t open until November 21st, it has already got a head start in the award season race. Directed by Peter Ramsey, the film ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Loves ‘Rango,’ ‘Hugo’ and ‘Lessmore’

After several months of collecting critics’ and guild trophies, Paramount’s underdog feature Rango took home the Best Animated Feature Oscar during a star-studded ceremony held ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Short Noms Beat B.O. Record

The big screen release of The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2012 which launched on 120 screens across North America last Friday has beaten expectations and last year’s box office record, ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Nominated Shorts Get Theatrical Release

ShortsHD and Magnolia Pictures have announced plans to release this year’s Oscar-nominated short films in 200 theaters across the U.S. and Canada on Feb. 10, 2012. Three theatrical ... Continue Reading →
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2011 Animated Oscar Noms Offer Surprises

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Expanding the Magical World of William Joyce

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Eye on the Oscars: Animated Shorts

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. ... Continue Reading →