Jury Prize is awarded to South Korea’s ‘Afternoon Class’; award for Best Student Project goes to Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg short ‘Natural Attraction.’
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.
Steve Boot’s ‘Once Upon a Blue Moon’ awarded as best independent film; Anni Oja’s ‘Viikset’ (‘The Moustache’) named best student film.
Dutch filmmaker receives specially introduced award for his cinematic vision for his three films, ‘No Place Like Home,’ ‘Lonely Bones’ and ‘Splintertime.’
Three million-dollar grant to support production of Emmy-winning PBS KIDS program, new teacher engagement initiative, and research.
Manchester-based studio creates award for its inaugural event; unveils new website and ticketing information.
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.
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.
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.
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.