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‘He Named Me Malala’ Shortlisted for Documentary Oscar

Led by Animation Supervisor Jason Carpenter and Animation Producer Irene Kotlarz, a team of CalArts alumni created the lyrical, painterly scenes for the film that evoke the history and landscape of Malala’s Swat Valley homeland.

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ASIFA-Hollywood Announces 43rd Annie Award Nominations

This year’s Best Animated Feature nominations include Starburns Industry’s ‘Anomalisa,’ Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ and ‘The Good Dinosaur,’ Aardman’s ‘Shaun the Sheep the Movie,’ and Blue Sky’s ‘The Peanuts Movie.’

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Claude Cloutier’s ‘Carface’ Wins at 2015 Sommets du cinéma d’animation

Produced by Julie Roy for the National Film Board of Canada, ‘Carface’ is one of the 10 shortlisted films in consideration for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.

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‘Family Guy’ Creator Seth Macfarlane Receives WGAW Lifetime Achievement Award

Acclaimed writer-producer is honored with the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ 2015 Animation Writing Award for lifetime achievement in recognition of his outstanding contributions to animation writing.

Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg Headline News

Filmakademie Short, ‘The Present,’ Wins 50th Award

Named best short at the 2015 Filem'On-Festival in Brussels, Jacob Frey's diploma project is awarded its 50th distinction on the international festival circuit.

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Hollywood Post Alliance Announces 2015 Award Winners

Weta Digital wins Outstanding Visual Effects in a Feature Film for their work on ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ at 10th Anniversary Gala honoring artists and innovators.

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Mirada Wins Top Awards for VR Experiences at Digital Hollywood

Creative studio wins awards for Best in Mobile VR for ‘Google Shop at Currys VR Tour’ and Best VR Based on Cinematic and Television Experience for ‘The Strain.’

Short Films Headline News

Filmakademie’s ‘Natural Attraction’ Named Best Student Short at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015

Filmakademie to present ‘Best of Animation’ screening showcase at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 taking place November 2-5 in Kobe, Japan.

Visual Effects Society Headline News

Ridley Scott to Receive VES Lifetime Achievement Award

Acclaimed filmmaker-producer Ridley Scott named recipient of VES Lifetime Achievement Award; master visual futurist and iconic artist Syd Mead to receive VES Visionary Award.