For the first time, the entire voting membership of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is automatically eligible to vote in all 24 Oscar categories.
Google honored as advertiser of the year; Ogilvy & Mather awarded agency network of the year; BBH London, Cheil Worldwide, Digital Domain, JWT San Juan and Marcel Worldwide take Grand CLIO honors.
Spin VFX wins BAFTA award for best visual effects in the Television Craft category for its work in the TV mini-series “Titanic.”
Visual effects company Framestore wins two awards for Best Visual Effects at the Clios, taking silver for Qualcomm Snapdragon “Coming Soon” and bronze for the groundbreaking simulation VFX used to dismantle the Nissan Altima in “Wouldn’t It Be Cool.”
Nickelodeon leads the pack in the Children’s Animated Program race, with four out of five nominated series -- “Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness,” “Penguins of Madagascar,” “Robot and Monster,” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” -- up against PBS’ “Wordgirl.”
Thirty-eight students from 17 U.S. colleges and universities as well as nine students from foreign universities are selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Student Academy Awards competition.
Leviathan wins the FITC Best Animation Award for “Wooden Toy,” and the WorldFest Platinum Remi Award for Visual/Special Effects for the short film “Lilith.”
The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film announces the award recipients at the 2013 edition of the festival, with the International Competition Grand Prix going to Belguim/France/Netherlands co-production “Oh, Willy.”
Brain Zoo Studios wins the Platinum Remi Award at WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival for its CG short film “Pepe & Lucas.”
Psyop’s “Dishonored,” takes gold at the 2013 Game Marketing Awards in the Best Long Format Featuring Promotional Content category.
Each year I look forward to Anima Brussels because it is my first festival of the year and an opportunity to see a large number of new Belgian animated films. Over the ten days of ANIMA there are also many noted guests and old friends.
The Producers Guild of America honors nine Innovators, Visionaries and Producers (V.I.P.) who have made significant contributions to the advancement of digital entertainment and storytelling in the past year.
Nominees for the Animated Com Award -- in the fields of advertising, spatial communication and technology -- at the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) are announced.
Italian animator Bruno Bozzetto will be officially awarded the prestigious ASIFA Prize 2012 at this year’s Annecy Festival for outstanding achievements in the art of animation.
Isabel Peppard’s “Butterflies” wins the Jury Prize for Best Short Animated Film at Cinequest International Film Festival.
Hisko Hulsing receives the first Grand Prix prize in Dutch animation for his film, “Junkyard,” at the 2013 competition for the Holland Animation Film Festival.
The largest animation film festival of the Netherlands announces finalists for the Grand Prize for Dutch Animation award along with winners of the VNAP Trade Award for Dutch Animation.
Animated feature “Ernest & Celestine” wins the Grand Prize at the 2013 New York International Children’s Film Festival.
Italy’s largest computer graphics conference is now ready to accept applications for entries in four contests: VIEW AWARD, VIEW SOCIAL CONTEST, VIEW AWARD GAME, and ITALIANMIX.
“Miffy the Movie” reaches the status of Golden Film, an award given on behalf of the Dutch Film Festival and the Dutch Film Fund.
Visual Effects workers finally took to the streets in a protest march during the 2013 Academy Awards. But is their message clear?