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.
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.’
Eleven Savannah College of Art and Design students and alumni garner seven wins in Germany’s prestigious Red Dot Awards for Communication Design.
For the second year in a row, Montreal-based studio is awarded for Outstanding Special Visual Effects for its work on Season 5.
Cartoon Network wins big at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards with ‘Over the Garden Wall’ and ‘Adventure Time’; HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ and FX’s ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ win in the VFX categories.
Oscar-winning director John Lasseter, along with ‘Big Hero 6’ filmmakers Roy Conli, Don Hall and Chris Williams, will be presenters at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 42nd Student Academy Awards on Thursday, September 17.
Montreal-based VFX studio completes nearly 200 shots for Season 5 of HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones,’ including the destruction of the Harpy statue atop the Meereen temple, the eerie Smoking Sea of Valyria, and the ancient city of Volantis.
‘World of Tomorrow’ (U.S. 2015) from Don Hertzfeldt takes the prize for Best Film in the international competition; ‘Erlkönig’ (CH 2015) from Georges Schwizgebel takes the honors as the Best Swiss film; Carlos Lascano wins the Best Kids prize for his film ‘Lila.’
Oscar-winning director of ‘The Danish Poet’ and ‘Me and My Moulton’ receives the top cultural prize in her native Norway, the Anders Jahre Prize for the Arts.
Every year the Visual Effects Society’s Awards committee refines the rules and procedures to hone the experience for the VFX community.
Joining 35 other categories recognizing excellence in animation, ASIFA-Hollywood adds a new category for best independent animated feature.
Stop-motion animated series ‘Dimitri,’ produced by French studio Vivement Lundi!, and ‘We Can't Live Without Cosmos’ by Konstantin Bronzit receive Golden Dolphin awards at the 8th Cyber Sousa international animation festival organized by ASIFA-China in the City of Xiamen.
Winners of the 42nd Student Academy Awards competition in the animation category are ‘An Object at Rest’ by Seth Boyden ‘Soar’ by Alyce Tzue, and ‘Taking the Plunge’ by Nicholas Manfredi and Elizabeth Ku-Herrero.
Twenty scientific and technical achievements involving 11 distinct investigations are selected for further consideration for 2015 Academy Awards.
Thirteen students representing 11 different U.S. film schools are selected as nominees for the 2015 ASC Gordon Willis Student Heritage Awards, with the winners will be revealed on September 26.
Forty-five short film projects in nine categories are selected from a pool of more than 1,000 submissions to the animago AWARD & CONFERENCE running October 15 & 16, 2015.
Nominees in the Animated Series category include Frederator’s ‘Bee and Puppycat,’ PBS digital studios series ‘Blank on Blank,’ webcomic ‘Cyanide & Happiness,’ Rooster Teeth’s ‘RWBY’ and YouTube animator ‘sWooZie.’
EA Germany, Omstudios, Milk VFX, Framestore and MPC recognized for toolset development and pipeline advancement.
FuseFX artists are nominated for Outstanding Visual Effects for the Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode “The Dirty Half Dozen” and for Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Supporting Role for the American Horror Story episode “Edward Mordrake, Part 2.”
The award was bestowed upon Bin by the eldest member of WIA,105-year-old Ruthie Thompson, connecting past and present female talent.