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AMPAS Headline News

Academy Approves New Rules for Animation Oscars

The Academy approves new rules for the 87th Academy Awards, including rule changes in the Animated Feature Film and the Animated Short Film categories, along with eligibility of the 2014 Student Academy Awards for Oscar consideration.  

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Headline News

Academy Invites 271 New Members

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences extends invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.

preschool Headline News

Fred Rogers Co's ‘Peg + Cat’ Wins 3 Daytime Emmys

The Fred Rogers Company's animated series ‘Peg + Cat’ wins three Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, including “Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Animated Program, ” “Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program” and “Outstanding Individual Achievement in Production Design.”

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Headline News

Academy Announces New Rules for 87th Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences updates regulations for how companies and individuals may market movies and achievements eligible for the 87th Academy Awards to Academy members.

Moonbot Studios Headline News

Moonbot’s ‘Scarecrow’ Awarded Two Daytime Emmy Awards

Marking the only program released on YouTube to win an award at the 41st annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, Moonbot’s ‘The Scarecrow’ picks up prizes for Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program and Outstanding New Approaches – Original Daytime Program or Series.

Kartun Studios Headline News

Malaysia's ‘Ribbit’ Wins Best Family Film Award at NIFF 2014

3D animated comedy about a frog with an identity crisis wins award for Best Family Film at its world premiere at the Niagara Integrated Film Festival 2014.

TV Animation Headline News

FX’s ‘Archer’ Wins Critic’s Choice Animation Award

FX’s ‘Archer’ takes home the prize for Best Animated Series at the Critics’ Choice Television Awards, beating out Fox’s ‘Family Guy,’ ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ as well as Disney XD’s ‘Phineas and Ferb’ and Cartoon Network’s ‘Adventure Time.’

Creative Arts Awards Headline News

PBS Leads Kids Categories at Creative Arts Daytime Emmy Awards

PBS leads once again in the children’s categories at the Daytime Emmy Awards, claiming 12 wins in the Creative Arts segment at the 41st annual awards show; Nickelodeon is close behind with 10 awards, followed by The Hub with six wins, Cartoon Network with two and Disney Channel with one.

Nexus Headline News

Nexus Director Kibwe Tavares Recognized at Cannes

Nexus Director Kibwe Tavares is named one of the top 20 young global directors at Saachi & Saachi YDA showcase, receiving the prize for Best Short Film for ‘Jonah’ at the CFP-E and SHOTS YDA awards.

LIMA 2014 Headline News

LIMA Announces Licensing Excellence Awards Winners at 2014 Licensing Expo

‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ collects two prizes for Film, Television or Entertainment Licensee in both the Hard and Soft Goods categories; ‘Angry Birds’ from Rovio receives the prize in the new Digital/New Media category.

 

annecy Headline News

Brazil’s ‘Boy and the World,’ Takes Cristal at Annecy

Following last year’s feature Cristal winner ‘Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury,’ Brazilian animation is once again in the spotlight at the 38th edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival. 

Animafest Zagreb Headline News

‘Love Games’ Wins Grand Prix at Animafest Zagreb

Winners of the Animafest 2014 Grand Competition are announced, with the prize for best short film awarded to the South Korean film ‘Love Games’ (2013) by Yumi Joung.

AMPAS Headline News

‘Owned’ Takes Gold at Student Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors fifteen student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 41st Student Academy Awards ceremony, with ‘Owned,’ by Daniel Clark and Wesley Tippetts, awarded the gold medal for Animation.

Magic Light Pictures Headline News

‘The Gruffalo’ Wins Special Prix Jeunesse International Award

Cementing its status as a true children’s classic, Magic Light Pictures’ ‘The Gruffalo’ wins a special Prix Jeunesse 50th anniversary award for Best Children’s TV Fiction Programme of the Last 50 Years.

TV Animation Headline News

2014 Critics’ Choice Television Nominations Announced

Nominees for Best Animated Series include FX’s ‘Archer,’ Fox’s ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Family Guy,’ Disney XD’s ‘Phineas and Ferb,’ and Cartoon Network’s ‘Adventure Time.’

Triggerfish Animation Studios Headline News

Triggerfish Takes Top Animation Prize at Africa Movie Academy Awards

For the second year running, Triggerfish Animation Studios receives the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Animation for their second feature film, ‘Khumba.’

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