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Animation Blogs

Perry’s Previews: 2013 Oscar Animation Shorts Review, Director Interviews & Prediction

By Perry Chen | Monday, February 11, 2013 at 2:15pm

2012 was an amazing year for animation short films. This year’s Oscar nominees share one thing in common: they are all silent films, each demonstrating the power of pure storytelling with only visuals and music! The nominees are: “Paperman”, “Fresh Guacamole”, “Maggie Simpson in the Longest Daycare,” “Head over Heels,” and “Adam and Dog.”

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BAFTA Award Winners Announced

On Sunday February 10, 2013, the EE British Academy Film Awards look place at London's Royal Opera House with “Les Misérables,” “Argo,” “Django Unchained,” “Life of Pi” and “Amour” among the winners.

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INDAC to Host Max Howard Masterclass

Germany’s INDAC hosts a Masterclass, “Producing Independent Animated Film,” with animation producer Max Howard February 14 & 15 at the Games Academy in Berlin.

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'Head Over Heels' Director Launches Reckart Productions

Director Timothy Reckart launches his own production company, Reckart Productions, with two stop-motion feature projects in development: “Super Special Ed” and “I Lost My Mind.”

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Filmakademie’s 'Natalis' Wins VES Award

“Natalis,” created at the Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg and directed by Daniel Brkovic and Jan-Marcel Kuehn, receives a VES Award for “Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project.”

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'Life of Pi', 'Brave' Lead 11th Annual VES Awards

Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi” and Pixar’s "Brave" each take home four trophies at the 11th annual VES Awards.

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40th Annual Annie Award Winners Announced

Disney’s “Wreck-It Ralph” wins Best Animated Feature at the 40th annual Annie Awards.

Screenwriting Blogs

10 MAXIMS TO MAXIMIZE YOUR SCREENPLAY

If you’re a writer who wants to improve the quality of your story, or a producer who wants your film to have the best possible chance at the box office, I've got 10 writing maxims for you that will maximize your chances of success...

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