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.
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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.
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: