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.
The Visual Effects Society to present master visual futurist and iconic artist Syd Mead with the professional honorary society’s Visionary Award at the 14th Annual VES Awards on February 2, 2016.
NYC-based design/animation company the STUDIO’s ‘Give Luci’ PSA wins organization’s Independent Animation Award.
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The Taiwan International Graphic Design Award (TIGDA) 2015 competition has opened for entries and designers from all regions and countries are invited to participate.
The Competition is open for innovative works in two categories – Poster Design and Corporate Identity Design – through individual or group registration.
Almost 30 separate awards – medals and certificates – will be announced in November 2015 and the best works will be features in a special publication prepared by the organizer.
Each of the two main competition categories have subcategories:
- Taiwan International Poster Design Award：
- Specific Theme: Human Concerning, Sustainable Development (Environment Protection, Energy Conservation and Carbon Reduction are included.) (Type A)
- Non-specific Theme: Commerce, Arts, Public Welfare and Purpose Popularization. (Type B)
- Taiwan International CI Design Award：
- Corporate Identity: Brand, logo and other series of design application works for corporations and institutions. (Type C)
- Event Identity: Logo and series of design application works for commercial campaigns/events. (Type D)
Submitted entries must be original creations of the contestants completed after 30 June 2013.
The competition is organized by the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Economic Affairs of China in collaboration with International Council of Design (ico-D) and Japan Graphic Designers Association (JAGDA).
No Entry Fee!
It's free to enter.
Leading trade organization honors esteemed post-production executive with special award on the 10th anniversary of the Hollywood Post Alliance Awards.
The five nominees for Outstanding Animated Program are FX’s ‘Archer,’ Fox’s ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and ‘The Simpsons,’ Cartoon Network’s ‘Over The Garden Wall’ and Comedy Central’s ‘South Park.’ VFX nominees include Starz’ ‘Black Sails,’ The CW’s ‘The Flash,’ HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones,’ Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ and the History Channel’s ‘Vikings.’
The big winners at the 2015 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, were Image Comics’ ‘Saga,’ BOOM! Box’s ‘Lumberjanes,’ and Winsor McCay’s classic newspaper series ‘Little Nemo.’
John Knoll is re-elected to Visual Effects branch of the Academy’s Board of Governors; Bill Kroyer is re-elected to the Short Films and Feature Animation branch.
CBBC’s ‘Blue Peter’ presents Morph co-creator Peter Lord with the show’s highest accolade, the gold Blue Peter badge, in an animation special that aired on Thursday, July 9.
Submission deadline for Scientific and Technical Awards is Friday, July 10; Animated Short Film submissions must be made by Thursday, October 1; Animated Feature submissions are due Friday, October 30.
McLaren Award for Best New British Animation presented by acclaimed stop-motion animator Barry Purves at the EIFF Awards Ceremony held on June 28.
U.K. director Daisy Jacobs receives the Anča Student Award for her Oscar-nominated stop motion short film, ‘The Bigger Picture.’
The Academy invites 26 new members to join the Short Films and Feature Animation branch; 23 new members are invited to join the Visual Effects branch.
Winners of the 2015 Autodesk sponsored CG Student Awards are announced, with Gnomon School of Visual Effects named School of the Year for the second consecutive year.
The Academy ups the number of eligible films in the VFX category to 20; Short films qualifying via a theatrical release must now have a theater run in Los Angeles County for at least seven consecutive days with at least one screening per day.
Konstantin Bronzit’s ‘We Can’t Live Without Cosmos’ wins Cristal award for best short film at the 39th Annecy International Animated Film Festival, while Franck Ekinci and Christian Desmares’ ‘April and the Extraordinary World’ awarded Cristal for best feature film.