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Animation Headline News

Will Vinton Receives 2013 Italian Animation Life Achievement Award

The Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles and Cinema Without Borders honor legendary claymation artist, director and producer Will Vinton at the second annual ItaliANimation event.

Disney Headline News

TV Academy Names Juried Winners

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announces the juried winners for the 65th Emmy Awards, including Individual achievement in Animation, Costumes for a Variety Program or Special and Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking

Festival ANIMATIONWorld

Annecy 2013: How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Commercialism and Love the Festival

Nancy Phelps reports on the first Annecy International Animation Festival under the leadership of new creative director Marcel Jean.

Effects Headline News

MTh Nominated for MTV VMAs

Directed by MTh’s Grady Hall and featuring visual effects and post-production from Mirada, “Safe and Sound,” the popular music video from indie pop duo Capital Cities, receives nominations for MTV’s 2013 Video Music Awards including Best Art Direction and Best Visual Effects.

Effects Headline News

65th Emmy Nominations Announced

Nominations for the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards are announced, with Fox’s Bob's Burgers and The Simpsons facing off in the animated program category against Nickelodeon’s Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, Cartoon Network’s Regular Show, and Comedy Central’s South Park.

Television Headline News

'Avengers', 'Life of Pi' Top 2013 Saturn Awards

Marvel’s The Avengers, Life of Pi, The Cabin in the Woods and Skyfall top Saturn Awards for Film; Top TV honors go to Revolution, The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad and Teen Wolf at the 39th Annual Saturn Awards.

Short Headline News

Palm Springs ShortFest Announces 2013 Winners

The 2013 Palm Springs International ShortFest announces festival winners, with the claymation Arts & Crafts Spectacular #2 receiving the prize for best animated short, and Harald by Moritz Schneider taking first prize for best student animation.

Film Headline News

'Butterflies' Wins Yoram Gross Award

Butterflies, the stop-motion animated short directed by Isabel Peppard and produced by Warwick Burton, wins the Sydney Film Festival’s Yoram Gross Animation Award, completing its qualifying run for an Oscar nomination in the category of Best Short Animation.

Creative Headline News

Buster Named Agency of the Year

Design and animation studio Buster, a division of agency Stun Creative, is named Creative Agency of the Year at last night’s 2013 Promax/BDA Awards, with the Stun/Buster team taking home a combined six Promax/BDA Gold Award statues.