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Blogs Perry’s Previews: 2015 Oscar Animation Shorts Review, Director Interviews & Prediction

By Perry Chen | Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 3:46pm

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.

Headline News ‘Interstellar’ VFX Team Helps Science Build a Better Black Hole

Christopher Nolan’s Oscar-nominated sci-fi drama ‘Interstellar’ wins over the scientific community by depicting the most accurate black hole ever seen.

Headline News Coming Soon…to Your Living Room: Studio Ghibli’s ‘Princess Kaguya’

Studio Ghibli’s Oscar-nominated ‘The Tale of the Princess Kaguya’ lands on store shelves with this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.

Headline News Vancouver Animation School Launches New Digital Matte Painting Program

First-of-its-kind specialized diploma program features industry-standard curriculum implementing the process and pipeline used at MPC and other Vancouver-area visual effects studios.

Headline News DQ Entertainment, iStory Teaming on New ‘Peg Heads’ Series

Laser Pegs spinoff iStory Animation teams with global entertainment production and distribution company DQ Entertainment to develop and produce CGI animated series ‘Peg Heads.’

Headline News Iloura Brings CG Expertise to ‘The SpongeBob Movie’

Australian animation and visual effects studio completes 550 shots for the 3D/2D/live-action hybrid feature, including building and animating the SpongeBob entourage for their big-screen CG debut.

Headline News Thinkbox Opens Beta for Deadline Cloud Wizard for Google Cloud Platform

New Deadline feature simplifies the creation of cloud-based render farms; Beta access comes with $500 credit for Google Cloud Platform render resources.

Headline News House Special’s ‘Tale of Momentum & Inertia’ Wins One Screen Award

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.

Headline News HP DreamColor Display Developers Receive Academy’s Sci-Tech Award

HP DreamColor Display used in production of Oscar-nominated films, including DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2.’

Headline News DreamWorks Animation Wins Two Academy Sci-Tech Awards

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.

Headline News Framestore Helps Create a Wachowski World for ‘Jupiter Ascending’

Framestore's London and Montreal teams deliver over 500 shots to help realize the Wachowski’s lavish and beautifully designed sci-fi universe, including CG hero characters, CG environments, digital doubles, and a host of CG space ships and planets, along with all manner of explosions, fireballs, shattering glass and liquid nano-technology.

Headline News Coming Soon…to Your Living Room: Disney’s ‘101 Dalmatians,’ ‘Sailor Moon’

Disney’s ‘101 Dalmatians,’ ‘Sailor Moon’ and LEGO super heroes all team up on store shelves for this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.

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