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Headline News ‘Rango’ Wins Best Animation at 2012 BAFTA Awards

At the BAFTA Awards held Sunday at the Royal Opera House in London, Rango won best animated film, beating The Adventures Of Tintin and Arthur Christmas. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 got the top prize for visual effects, and Hugo won two awards for sound and design.

Headline News Little Airplane Develops New Animated Series with Laurie Berkner

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 12:11pm

Little Airplane Productions and children’s music artist Laurie Berkner have joined together to develop the new animated preschool television series, "Sing It, Laurie!"

Headline News ‘Monster of Nix’ Receives Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Fest Award

The Monster of Nix has been awarded the prize for Best Original Film Score at the International Short Film Festival in Clermont-Ferrand.

Headline News Pixomondo Makes Liquid Metal Dance to SKRILLEX in GRAMMY Spot

Pixomondo recently collaborated with TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles to create an abstract dance-infused spot promoting the 2012 Grammy awards show featuring electronic musician and Best New Artist nominee SKRILLEX.

Headline News Rango Tops Annie Awards

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood announces the winners of the 39th Annual Annie Awards, with Rango taking top honors.

Headline News Soundelux’s Per Hallberg Heeds 'Call of Duty'

A new trailer for the Activision record-setting game, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, has the look and feel of a blockbuster movie with spectacular action, an all-star cast and a big screen soundtrack created by two-time Academy Award-winner and Soundelux Supervising Sound Editor, Per Hallberg.

Headline News mono Taps CRASH+SUES for Cross-Platform Initiative For Parsons

CRASH+SUES was tapped by mono to provide editing, color correction and graphics for SoundAffects, Parsons The New School for Design’s multi-platform exploration of the relationship between music, design and technology.

Headline News Rob Marshall Set to Develop Into the Woods Feature Film with Disney

Rob Marshall is set to direct a film adaptation of the acclaimed Broadway musical “Into the Woods,” featuring Stephen Sondheim’s original music, for The Walt Disney Studios.

Headline News Cinema Audio Society Announces Nominations for the 48th CAS Awards

The Cinema Audio Society announces the nominees for the 48th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2011.

Blogs The Crossroads of Art and Technology: Creating The Creators Project

By Dan Sarto | Friday, January 6, 2012 at 3:10pm

The Creators Project, founded in part by Vice Media, was started to showcase innovative artists and enable them to realize new artwork. When The Creators Project launched in 2010, Vice used a variety of media -- including television, print, online and mobile outlets -- to document the work of more than 100 creators to date, hailing mostly from seven countries (Brazil, China, France, Germany, South Korea, United Kingdom and United States).

Headline News Nice Shoes Lights a Fire with Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga's latest epic, which has had tens of millions of views online since its premiere, is directed by the Lady herself, and features her strutting through a parking lot of car fires and explosions. The explosive effects come courtesy of a collaborative effort between Post Supervisor Foad Faridzadeh of Dream Riders Studio and the Nice Shoes VFX team led by Creative Director Aron Baxter and Head of CG Boaz Livny. It's yet another project that has paired Nice Shoes with a high profile musician.

Headline News Not To Scale's Man vs Magnet Creates Digitonal’s Come and Play Short

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 12:08pm

The film was conceived and created by Not To Scale director Man Vs Magnet for London based electronic artists Digitonal and their alluring track 'Come and Play’ from their album ‘Be Still my Bleeping Heart’.

Blogs Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum (podcast) x 26

Joel and Alan sit down with the very Linda Beck, newly inaugurated ASIFA East President, Animator, Producer, Actress, and Former Temp, to talk about those roles and birthing a human. Plus a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT, which, if you are reading this online, trumps it's impact: the new Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum website revealed at long last!

Headline News Nice Shoes Opens Portals for Phillip Glass

When violinist Tim Fain took the stage for the world premiere of Phillip Glass' new work "Partita for Solo Violin" at New York's Symphony Space last month, he performed not to the flurry of live dancers onstage, but to dancers and musicians on five films directed by Black Swan choreographer Benjamin Millepied.

Headline News Animated Music Videos are Made Easy at the Aniboom Animation Marketplace

Independent musicians can now collaborate with thousands of animation professionals from around the world to see their music video become an "animated" reality at the Aniboom Animation Marketplace.

Headline News William Shatner Seeks Tunes for Zenoids Toons

Myouterspace.com announced today the next step in their online development of The Zenoids animated series: a first-of-its-kind, free-to-enter competition that gives every aspiring composer a shot to score a new show’s title theme.

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