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NFB Faces 10 Percent Cut in Subsidies

The National Film Board of Canada announced last week that it’s facing a 10 percent cut in its annual Parliamentary appropriations over the next three years. The publicly funded org, ... 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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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 →
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10 Animated Shorts Move Ahead in Oscar Race

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 ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Preps for Get Animated!

The National Film Board of Canada is gearing up for the 5th edition of Get Animated!, a program of animated screenings and activities coming to over 20 cities across Canada from October ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dead But Not Buried,’ ‘Moxie’ Win at Ottawa

Indie British animator Phil Mulloy’s Dead But Not Buried won the Best Animated Feature Award at the 2011 Ottawa International Animation Festival this weekend. The fact that Mulloy ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Fest Reveals Official Selection

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 ... Continue Reading →