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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.’

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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.

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Fettle’s ‘Holocaust’ Series Scoops Inaugural Award in Tokyo

Fettle Animation's BAFTA-nominated documentary series, ‘Children of the Holocaust,’ is the first-ever winner of the Special Jury Prize at The Japan Prize 2015 in Tokyo.

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CG Short ‘Shift’ Wins 2015 VIEW Award

Second Place 2015 VIEW Award given to ‘Phantom Power’ by Sam Bourner; ‘Däwit,’ ‘The Story of Percival Pilts’ and ‘Olilo’ receive honorable mentions.

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‘We Can’t Live Without Cosmos’ Tops SPARK ANIMATION 2015

Russia’s Konstantin Bronzit wins award for Best Animated Short; Canadian ‘Fears,’ directed by Nata Metlukh of Vancouver Film School, awarded Best Student Film.

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BAFTA Announces 2015 Children's Awards Nominations

Three nominations for ‘Horrible Histories’; ‘Harriet’s Army,’ ‘The Incredible Adventures Of Professor Branestawm,’ ‘Operation Ouch!,’ ‘Peppa Pig’ and ‘Sam & Mark’s Big Friday Wind-Up’ each receive two nominations.

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France’s ‘Chase Me’ Tops Computer Animation Festival at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015

Jury Prize is awarded to South Korea’s ‘Afternoon Class’; award for Best Student Project goes to Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg short ‘Natural Attraction.’

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British Animation Awards Announce 2016 Award Categories

Categories include Best Animation in a Commercial, Best New Director: Commercials, Best Film/TV Graphics, Best Long Form Animation, Best Voice Performance, Best Use of Sound, Best Music Video, Best Short Film, Best Children’s Pre School Series, Best Children’s Series and Best Student Film.

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Cordell Barker’s ‘If I Was God’ Tops Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival

Steve Boot’s ‘Once Upon a Blue Moon’ awarded as best independent film; Anni Oja’s ‘Viikset’ (‘The Moustache’) named best student film.

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Rosto Wins Visionary Award at Sapporo International Short Film Festival

Dutch filmmaker receives specially introduced award for his cinematic vision for his three films, ‘No Place Like Home,’ ‘Lonely Bones’ and ‘Splintertime.’

The Fred Rogers Company Headline News

Fred Rogers Company Receives National Science Foundation Grant for ‘Peg + Cat’

Three million-dollar grant to support production of Emmy-winning PBS KIDS program, new teacher engagement initiative, and research.

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Superights Scores at Cartoon Forum

Superights receives Cartoon Forum’s Cartoon Tribute as investor/distributor of the year; pitch session for Benjamin Renner’s ‘The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales’ ranks as most popular session of the animation co-production marketplace.

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Nicolas Ménard’s ‘Loop Ring Chop Drink’ Wins Top Animation Prize at 2015 Encounters Fest

Nina Gantz’s ‘Edmond’ wins the NextGen Skills Academy Best of British Award, and ‘I Got This’ by Tom Gran & Madeline Grossi receives the 2015 Anijam Award.

Ottawa International Animation Festival Headline News

‘Small People with Hats,’ ‘Over the Garden Wall’ Top Ottawa Fest

Student thesis film ‘Small People with Hats’ by Sarina Nihei wins the grand prize for short animation at the 2015 edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival; Cartoon Network’s Emmy-winning miniseries ‘Over the Garden Wall’ is awarded the grand prize for best animated feature.

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'The Bigger Picture' Wins Cartoon d’Or at Cartoon Forum 2015

Daisy Jacobs’ Oscar-nominated animated short ‘The Bigger Picture’ is named the winner of the 2015 Cartoon d’Or at the 26th edition of the European pitching and co-production event in Toulouse, France.

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Academy Unveils 2015 Student Medalists

Alyce Tzue of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco wins gold medal for ‘Soar’; CalArts student Seth Boyden takes the silver for ‘An Object at Rest,’ and SVA students Nicholas Manfredi and Elizabeth Ku-Herrero take the bronze for ‘Taking the Plunge.’

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