South Korea’s ‘Johnny Express,’ directed by James Woo, also wins an Audience Award and Jury Award at the 2015 New York International Children’s Film Festival.
Estonia’s ‘House of Unconsciousness’ wins the Grand Prix award in the narrative short category; Japan’s ‘Dark Mixer’ wins in the non-narrative short category.
‘Descent’ by Johan Rijpma, ‘Ultrakort Leader’ by Patrick Raats, and a contagious music video for ‘Nobody Beats the Drum: Let it Go’ by Max Italiaander and Levi Jacobs are all nominated for the Grand Prix prize in Dutch Animation at the 18th edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival.
Ireland’s Brown Bag Films wins three awards at the Dingle Film Festival’s inaugural Irish Animation Awards.
Renowned BAFTA and César-winning filmmaker has previously been honored at Animafest Zagreb for best animated film for ‘The Three Inventors’ (Les Trois Inventeurs), in 1980, and ‘Azur & Asmar’ (Azur et Asmar), in 2007.
Winners to share US$50,000 as #VOFF5 launches with fully-curated showcase of more than 140 animated shorts from 37 countries.
‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘Interstellar’ lead nominations for the 41st Annual Saturn Awards with 11 and 10 nominations, respectively; ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ follows with nine nominations.
Five NFB films honored at 2015 Canadian Screen Awards, recognizing excellence in film, television and digital media.
Sponsored by Autodesk, the CG Student Awards is the largest event for visual effects, feature animation and next-gen gaming students.
Preschool co-production with Nelvana wins big at the third International Emmy Kids Awards ceremony hosted in New York on February 20.
Preschool series from 9 Story Media Group and The Fred Rogers Company wins four awards for Best New Series, Best Animated Series, Best Voice Talent and Best Music.
A selection of images featuring all the animation and visual effects Oscar winners and nominees, starting from the pre-Oscar Academy lunch and panel discussions and culminating with backstage celebrations during ABC's telecast of The 87th Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on Sunday, February 22, 2015! AWN congratulates the Oscar-winning teams behind 'Big Hero 6,' 'Feast' and 'Interstellar' as well as all the talented artists who worked on each of the nominated films.
AWN goes backstage at the 87th annual Academy Awards with Oscar winners ‘Big Hero 6,’ ‘Feast’ and ‘Interstellar.’
Directors Don Hall and Chris Williams and producer Roy Conli take home the award for best animated feature at the 87th annual Oscars.
Disney sweeps the animation categories at the 87th annual Academy Awards, with winsome Winston taking the prize for best animated short.
Christopher Nolan’s Oscar-nominated sci-fi drama ‘Interstellar’ wins the Oscar for Best Achievement in Visual Effects.
2014 brings us another year of great variety in animation style and storytelling, though my pick for Oscar winner and my favorite short are not the same this year.
Recognized for efforts in developing infrared-reducing dye-based filters for digital cameras, Steven Tiffen, Jeff Cohen and Michael Fecik receive special plaque at the Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards.
In a world where animation is reality, how would animated characters judge the best of filmed narratives?
It’s that time of the year again where 6000 male, mostly-white, 60 year olds put on their bi-focal 3D glasses and try to figure out what visual effects are.
Created to showcase the power and options of the Toon Boom suite of animation software tools, ‘The Key’ integrates 2D and 3D elements, atmospheric mist, fire, liquid, shadows and more.
ShortsHD to release ‘The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2015’ on iTunes, Amazon, and Cable & Satellite VOD platforms on February 18.
Autodesk and Shotgun Software are CG tools of choice for all 5 Best VFX and 7 Best Picture Academy Award nominees.