Independent films captured 17 Oscars at the 84th Academy Awards, including a Best Picture victory by “The Artist.”
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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.
The IFTA announced independent films captured 60 nominations in feature categories for the 84th Academy Awards.
The Oscar-nominated Rango saddles up for a one-week limited engagement at the ArcLight Hollywood beginning this Friday, January 27.
3D animated feature Hugo leads the field with 11 nominations, including Best Picture, Art Direction, Cinematography, Costume Design, Directing, Film Editing, Music (Original Score), Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Visual Effects and Writing.
Oscar.com, the official online home of the 84th Academy Awards®, is launching its award-winning Oscar Digital Experience today with a first look at Billy Crystal’s return to Oscar’s stage.
The AMPAS Board of Governors has voted the Gordon E. Sawyer Award to Douglas Trumbull, a visionary filmmaker who has worked as a designer, director, inventor and entrepreneur, for his lifetime of technical contributions and leadership in the motion picture industry.
From the AMPAS press release:
Beverly Hills, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 84th Academy Awards.
The films are listed below in alphabetical order:
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films have been selected for consideration for Achievement in Visual Effects for the 84th Academy Awards®.
The Feature Animated Film Arrugas (Wrinkles) nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 2012 ANNIE Awards will be screened at the LAEMMLE FALBROOK 7 from Dec 9th to Dec 15th at 1.20PM daily.
A CAT IN PARIS opens its Oscar-qualifying run in Los Angeles on Friday, Dec 2 at AMC Burbank Town Center 8, with shows daily at 4pm and 7:30pm.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 84th Academy Awards.
The recent pre-selection of two Spanish feature-length films for the 2011 Oscars, set for February, is yet more confirmation of the sweet moment the Spanish animation sector is currently enjoying. “Chico & Rita” and “Arrugas” are thus repeating the pre-selection success of “Planet 51” and “El Lince Perdido” (The Lost Lynx) two years ago.
Yesterday, the Motion Picture Academy screened 45 qualified animated short films for short list voting in a program from which the eventual 2011 Oscar winner will be chosen.