Category: Awards

Headline News Vancouver Animation School Wins CIRA Impact Award

The Vancouver Animation School was recognized by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) as the winner of the CIRA Impact Award for elearning in 2012.

Headline News The NFB Heads to Annecy

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is taking the official competition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival by storm with four films: “Le grand ailleurs et le petit ici” (“Here and the Great Elsewhere”) by Michèle Lemieux, “Bydlo” by Patrick Bouchard, “Edmond était un âne” (“Edmond Was a Donkey”) by Franck Dion and “Kali le petit vampire” (“Kali the Little Vampire”) by Regina Pessoa.

Headline News AniMazSpot Announces Third Quarter Finalists

AniMazSpot announced the top two short films from the Third Quarter entries selected to go on to vie for Best of Festival prize at the fourth annual AniMazSpot 2012 Festival, September 10-16, 2012.

Headline News Mistika Powers AFA Winner 'Flying Swords of Dragon Gate'

SGO's Mistika was used for the stereoscopic 3D post production work for China's first 3D IMAX martial arts action film “The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate,” which won Best Visual Effects and Best Costume Designer at the Asian Film Awards.

Headline News Iron Claw Scores Emmy for 'Monday Night Football' Show Open

Production company Iron Claw is celebrating its recent Emmy win for Outstanding Production Design/Art Direction for the “Sunday Night Football” show open with Faith Hill for NBC Sports.

Headline News Stuttgart Animation Winners Announced

This weekend, Stuttgart’s International Festival of Animated Film announced the winners of its 19th Trickfilm competition (May 8-3). Martin Snopek and Ivana Laucikova’s “The Last Airbus” (Slovakia), Alke Arndt’s “Atlas” (Germany) and Ignacio Ferreras’ “Wrinkles” (Spain) were among the big winners.

Headline News Animated Com Award Winners Announced

The world's best productions in the field of applied animation received their prizes in the Mercedes-Benz Museum at the Animated Com Award held at the 19th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film.

Headline News Hasbro Earns Eight Daytime Emmy Nominations

Hasbro Studios has collected eight Daytime Emmy Award nominations from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for “Transformers Prime,” “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic” and “Family Game Night.”

Headline News Daytime Emmy Nominations Announced

Six animated series were nominated for Daytime Emmy awards this year, including PBS’s “Curious George,” “Peep & The Big Wide World” and “Sid the Science Kid,” and Nickelodeon’s “Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness,” “Penguins of Madagascar” and “SpongeBob SquarePants.”

Headline News Red Giant Wins Webby Award for 'Plot Device'

Red Giant announced that its short film, “Plot Device,” has won the 16th Annual Webby Award in the Best Editing category.

Headline News 2012 CLIO Award Winners Announced

The winners of the 2012 CLIO Awards, one of the world's most recognized awards competitions honoring excellence in advertising, design and communications, were announced this week by Prometheus Global Media.

Headline News Academy Announces U.S. Student Finalists

Thirty-five students from 20 U.S. colleges and universities have been selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition, including nine animated shorts.

Headline News ' Letter to Momo' Wins Best Feature at AniFest 2012

Hiroyuki Okiura’s second directorial effort, "A LETTER TO MOMO," won the Best Feature Film Prize at the 11th AniFest (FFF 2012), held in Teplice, Czech Republic from April 26 to May 1, 2012.

Headline News NFB Wins Webby Awards for 'BLA BLA' and 'God’s Lake Narrows'

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has added to its track record of innovation in interactive productions with Webby Awards for “BLA BLA” and “God’s Lake Narrows.”

Headline News 2012 Webby Awards Winners Announced

Pinterest, Google+ and Spotify will each be presented with their first Webby Awards alongside special recognition honorees Instagram and Bjork at The 16th Annual Webby Awards on May 21, at the Hammerstein Ballroom.

Headline News WGC Screenwriting Award Winners Announced

The Canadian film, TV and digital media community came out in full force to join the Writers Guild of Canada in celebration of Canadian screenwriters at the 16th annual WGC Screenwriting Awards.

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