DreamWorks Animation CEO is among the recipients of the National Medal of Arts for 2013, to be awarded on Monday, July 28, at a ceremony at the White House.
First-time governors are Kate Amend, Documentary Branch; Daniel R. Fellman, Executives Branch; Albert Berger, Producers Branch; Bob Rogers, Short Films and Feature Animation Branch; and Mark Mangini, Sound Branch.
Nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards are announced, with nods for Outstanding Animated Program going to FX’s ‘Archer,’ Fox’s ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ Comedy Central’s ‘Futurama’ and ‘South Park,’ and Nickelodeon’s ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.’
SIGGRAPH 2014 announces the 41st annual Computer Animation Festival award recipients for Best in Show, Jury Award, Best Student Project, Best Animated Short, and Best Visual Effects, among others.
German-born Zimmer has scored more than 100 films, including ‘The Lion King,’ the ‘Kung Fu Panda’ and ‘Madagascar’ films.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces category submission deadlines for 87th Academy Awards consideration.
Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Gravity’ is honored with five awards at the 40th installment of the Saturn Awards, hosted by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.
The Academy approves new rules for the 87th Academy Awards, including rule changes in the Animated Feature Film and the Animated Short Film categories, along with eligibility of the 2014 Student Academy Awards for Oscar consideration.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences extends invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.
The Fred Rogers Company's animated series ‘Peg + Cat’ wins three Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, including “Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Animated Program, ” “Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program” and “Outstanding Individual Achievement in Production Design.”
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences updates regulations for how companies and individuals may market movies and achievements eligible for the 87th Academy Awards to Academy members.
Marking the only program released on YouTube to win an award at the 41st annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, Moonbot’s ‘The Scarecrow’ picks up prizes for Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program and Outstanding New Approaches – Original Daytime Program or Series.
3D animated comedy about a frog with an identity crisis wins award for Best Family Film at its world premiere at the Niagara Integrated Film Festival 2014.
Technicolor-owned creative studio MPC collects a prestigious Gold Lion at Cannes for its work on the game trailer for Assassins Creed “Black Flag: Defy.”
FX’s ‘Archer’ takes home the prize for Best Animated Series at the Critics’ Choice Television Awards, beating out Fox’s ‘Family Guy,’ ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ as well as Disney XD’s ‘Phineas and Ferb’ and Cartoon Network’s ‘Adventure Time.’
PBS leads once again in the children’s categories at the Daytime Emmy Awards, claiming 12 wins in the Creative Arts segment at the 41st annual awards show; Nickelodeon is close behind with 10 awards, followed by The Hub with six wins, Cartoon Network with two and Disney Channel with one.
Nexus Director Kibwe Tavares is named one of the top 20 young global directors at Saachi & Saachi YDA showcase, receiving the prize for Best Short Film for ‘Jonah’ at the CFP-E and SHOTS YDA awards.
‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ collects two prizes for Film, Television or Entertainment Licensee in both the Hard and Soft Goods categories; ‘Angry Birds’ from Rovio receives the prize in the new Digital/New Media category.
Blacklist directors Dvein take home an AICP award in the Design category for their short film ‘Magma,’ commissioned by Adobe for the launch of its Creative Cloud system.
Award-winning entertainment marketing agency picks up Gold, Silver, and Bronze recognition at the 2014 PromaxBDA Promotion, Marketing and Design North America Awards, held last week in New York.
Following last year’s feature Cristal winner ‘Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury,’ Brazilian animation is once again in the spotlight at the 38th edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
The Hollywood Post Alliance issues call for entries for 2014 Engineering Excellence Award; coveted honor recognizes outstanding technologies for post production.
Special Prizes at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival are awarded, with seven prizes presented from programs representing over 80 countries.