Special Event: Academy Awards
The deadline for submissions to qualify in the Animated Feature Film category for the 85th Academy Awards is November 1.
ABC Television announces that Seth MacFarlane will host the telecast for the 85th Annual Academy Awards.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC announce key dates for the 85th Academy Awards season.
The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces scientific and technical achievements selected for further awards consideration.
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences approved rules for the 85th Academy Awards.
Thirty-five students from 20 U.S. colleges and universities have been selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition, including nine animated shorts.
Under a 20-year deal, the theater formerly known as the Kodak has been renamed the Dolby Theatre, and will remain the home for the Academy Awards through at least 2033.
Five finalists, selected from 51 entries representing 29 countries, will advance in the Foreign Film category in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition.
John Hunter, composer and partner at Breed Music, scores the Academy Award winning animated short “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore,” directed by William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg of Moonbot Studios.
Tool Director/DP Robert Richardson took home the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for Martin Scorsese's 3-D film “Hugo” at last night's 84th annual Academy Awards.
Pixomondo VFX Supervisor Ben Grossmann and Pixomondo Digital Effects Supervisor Alex Henning – along with Hugo’s Visual Effects Supervisor Rob Legato and Special Effects Supervisor Joss Williams – earned the Best Visual Effects Oscar for work on Martin Scorsese’s 3D epic adventure, “Hugo.”
Independent films captured 17 Oscars at the 84th Academy Awards, including a Best Picture victory by “The Artist.”
William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg’s “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore” won the award for Best Animated Short at the 84th Academy Awards.
20th Century Fox has released this new promotional video featurette for their fourth Ice Age film, “Ice Age: Continental Drift,” and it's a parody of the Academy Award Nominated film “The Artist.”
Digital artists worldwide used Autodesk digital entertainment creation software to create 2011's most celebrated movies.
AMPAS has entered into an agreement with Everyone Counts Inc. to exclusively develop an electronic voting system for the 85th Academy Awards, to be held in 2013.
Following on Double Negative's Oscar win for Inception in 2011, Dneg's work has again been nominated for a Visual Effects Oscar, this year for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.
Artists from international VFX company Pixomondo have earned the company's first-ever Academy Award nomination garnered for work on Martin Scorsese's 3D epic adventure, Hugo.
Digital Domain had two of the feature films it worked on nominated for the visual effects Academy Award: Real Steel and Transformers: Dark of the Moon.