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.
‘Birdman’ soars at CAS Awards; ‘Big Hero 6’ takes Animation Award; David Macmillan, CAS honored with CAS Career Achievement Award; Richard Linklater presented with CAS Filmmaker Award.
‘Birdman’ wins American Society of Cinematographers theatrical award; ‘Boardwalk Empire’ and ‘Manhattan’ take top honors in TV categories; Spotlight Award goes to ‘Concrete Night.’
Global short film and video competition for the film and advertising industries recognizes House Special’s ‘A Tale of Momentum & Inertia,’ ‘A Girl Named Elastika’ directed by Guillaume Blanchet, and NYOD ‘Long Live New York’ by Y&R New York.
HP DreamColor Display used in production of Oscar-nominated films, including DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2.’
DreamWorks' Foliage System and OpenVDB -- most recently used in the Academy Award- nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' -- recognized for its innovation in CGI filmmaking.
Alejandro G. Iñárritu wins the DGA’s Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for ‘Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).’
Interstellar’ is given the award for outstanding special effects; ‘The Bigger Picture,’ by Chris Hees, Daisy Jacobs and Jennifer Majka, wins the prize for best British short animation.
Animated short film was named Best British Film win at the 2014 London International Animation Festival.
‘Big Hero 6’ garners five awards; ‘Games of Thrones’ and SSE “Maya” lead in broadcast and commercial wins.
‘The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Birdman’ are each recognized for excellence in production design for a feature film in 2014.
Disney’s ‘Feast,’ directed by Patrick Osborne and produced by Kristina Reed, receives award for Best Animated Short Subject.