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Awards Headline News

U.K. Short ‘Edmond’ Wins Top Animation Award at Sundance 2016

Short Film Jury Award in Animation goes to the U.K.’s ‘Edmond’ from director Nina Gantz; U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Editing is given to Penny Lane and Thom Stylinski for animated documentary ‘NUTS!’

Festivals Headline News

GIRAF Announces 2015 Winners, Opens 2016 Call for Entries

‘Le repas dominical’ by Celine Devaux named best international short; ‘Tarboz’ by Chad VanGaalen wins best Canadian short; Seth Boyden’s ‘An Object at Rest’ wins audience award.

Festivals Headline News

GLAS Animation Festival Announces Special Guest Henry Selick

GLAS Animation Festival announces inaugural competition jury members, including Jeremy Clapin, Hisko Hulsing, Kirsten Lepore, Nobuaki Doi, Sara Gunnardottir, Gerben Schermer, Rachel Ho, Brooke Keesling, Linda Simensky, Tom Brown, Tom Fulp and Peter Millard.

Stop-motion Headline News

Stop-Motion Short Celebrates 350 Years of The London Gazette

U.K. production company Lambda Films collaborates with animator Eleanor Wright to produce a stop-motion animated short film celebrating the 350th birthday of the longest-running English print newspaper.

Awards Headline News

Nominations Unveiled for France’s César Awards

Best Animated Feature contenders are ‘Adama,’ directed by Simon Rouby; ‘April and the Twisted World,’ directed by Christian Desmares and Franck Ekinci; and ‘The Little Prince,’ directed by Mark Osborne.

Awards Headline News

Presenters Announced for 43rd Annie Awards

Comedy-folk duo Garfunkel & Oates return for a second year alongside Edward James Olmos, Rita Moreno, Tom Kenny, Laraine Newman, Alexander Garfin, Hadley Belle Miller, Kristen Schaal, Phyllis Smith, Kevin Michael Richardson and Christophe Beck.

Cospective Headline News

Frankie Powers The Master Chief’s Inaugural Adventure in ‘Halo: The Fall of Reach’

The Sequence Group taps Cospective’s cloud-based review and approval toolset to create a 3D-animated cinematic for AAA game franchise.

virtual reality Headline News

O2 Filmes Grades Virtual Reality Music Video with DaVinci Resolve Studio

Brazilian production and post house uses DaVinci Resolve 12 Studio to color grade Ivete Sangalo’s new virtual reality music video, ‘O Farol.’

NYICFF Headline News

New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival Announces Complete 2016 Slate

2016 NYICFF program highlights include opening night film ‘Boy and the Beast,’ centerpiece screening of ‘The Little Prince,’ and closing day film ‘The Idol.’

Holland Animation Film Festival Headline News

HAFF Announces World Premieres of ‘Ticking Away’ and ‘Löss’

Dutch shorts ‘Ticking Away,’ by Michael Sewnarain, and ‘Löss,’ by Yi Zhao, join Igor Kovalyov’s ‘Before Love’ in the Holland Animation Film Festival 2016 international shorts competition.

virtual reality Headline News

‘Giant’ Delivers Cinematic VR Experience at Sundance

Five-minute VR film experience created by developers Jack Caron, Todd Bryant, Omer Shapira and Uros Otasevic and shot in 6K is rendered using the Unreal Engine 4 game engine accelerated by NVIDIA Quadro M6000 GPUs.

Aardman Headline News

Aaardman Creates Stephen Hawking Short, ‘Inside His Head’

A visual kaleidoscope celebrating Hawking’s journey, short film is brought to life with stylized imagery and scientific diagrams to accompany the renowned scientist’s lecture about the theory of black holes, ‘Hawking Radiation and Thermodynamics.’

BlinkInk Headline News

‘Don’t Hug Me’ Directors Becky & Joe Help Save Lives with ‘Nursery Rhymes Inc.’

Directorial duo designs, crafts and puppeteers new PSA campaign for St. John Ambulance to help make baby CPR as easy as remembering a nursery rhyme.

Short Films Headline News

ShortsHD Sends 2016 Oscar-Nominated Short Films to Theaters on January 29

World’s only short movie channel to showcase famed Oscar shorts release with theatrical premieres of live-action, animated and documentary short categories.

call for entries Headline News

New York Int’l Short Film Festival Wants Your Shorts

The New York International Short Film Festival is now accepting submissions of live-action, documentary and animated short films and videos; the deadline for entries is February 13.

Blacklist Headline News

Blacklist & Studio AKA Tell the Sweetest Story Ever Told About Salt

Blacklist and Studio AKA craft a 90-second short film for Morton Salt that provides a dog’s eye view of the changing winter landscape and how it affects family pets and their backyard best-friendships.

Home Entertainment Headline News

Disney Launches Signature Collection with ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’

Available on Digital HD January 19th and on Blu-ray Combo Pack February 2nd; digital bonus materials include a rare 1928 Oswald the Lucky Rabbit animated short, ‘Hungry Hobos.’

virtual reality Headline News

MPC Creative Creates Faraday Future Film and VR Experience for CES 2016

MPC’s content production arm produces a film and VR experience for CES 2016 highlighting the performance of Faraday Future’s technology platform with the FFZERO1 high-performance electric dream car.

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