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Headline News VES Student Winner Uses Autodesk Software to Bring Inspiration Alive

In an effort to inspire and equip students to create film projects that exceed their goals, Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), a world leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, sponsored the Visual Effects Society (VES) Second annual award for "Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project".

Blogs Exploring “One Square Mile of Earth” with Filmmaker Jeff Drew

Jeff Drew (http://www.jeffdrewpictures.com) is an independent animation director, illustrator and designer whose recent project, “One Square Mile of Earth,” has charmed audiences at numerous film festivals, including Sundance and SXSW. I caught up with Jeff to ask about the uniquely populated “One Square Mile of Earth” and his festival run.

Headline News Plympton, 10-Year-Old Blogger Team on Holocaust Short

Ten-year-old award-winning artist and film critic Perry Chen has a very unique task. He will be using his talents to help other children learn the importance of the Holocaust.

Headline News Chris Volckmann named Executive Producer of Superfad/Seattle

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 26, 2010 at 2:32pm

Superfad has named Chris Volckmann Executive Producer of the Seattle office. Volckmann has been a senior producer with the company since 2008 and has been instrumental in numerous projects including the recent Sony "Make.Believe" film series, Voila featuring Wyclef Jean and the award-winning Sprint campaign for Goodby, Silverstein and Partners.

Blogs Catch Up with AWN's Oscar Showcase Videos on AWNtv

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 12, 2010 at 10:48am

Now with the crazy award season over, AWN offers readers a chance to catch up with all the adventures of the animation nominees. Watch interviews with the nominees and a who's who of the animation community as part of AWN's Oscar Showcase videoblog! New episodes will be posting weekly. Check them out on AWNtv.

Headline News Backstage at the Oscars

Pete Docter positively beamed about winning his Best Animated Feature Oscar for UP, and discussed the advantage of animation over live-action, the significance of AVATAR and what 3-D offers...

Headline News Up, Avatar & Logorama Win Oscars

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences handed out the Oscars on Sunday, March 7th. In the world of animation, Pete Docter won the Best Animated Feature Film for Pixar's UP. In addition to Best Animated Feature, Michael Giacchino won the Oscar for UP's original score.

Blogs Last Stop, Disney!

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 8, 2010 at 7:40am

"We're almost there." I don't remember which nominee said it, but it was very fitting, given that Walt Disney Animation Studios was the last stop yesterday on the L.A. leg. Of course, "Almost There," from The Princess and the Frog, summarizes the hopes and dreams of all the nominees. So, it was also very fitting that Princess and the Frog directors Ron Clements and John Musker were on hand to view the shorts and meet with the nominees.

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