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The Academy to Host ‘Deconstructing Big Hero 6’ April 23

Special guests to include Disney directors Don Hall and Chris Williams, producer Roy Conli, visual effects supervisor Kyle Odermatt, head of animation Zach Parrish, and director of cinematography lighting Adolph Lusinsky.

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Margot Robbie, Miles Teller to Host Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards

Actors Robbie and Teller to host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 7.

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Nominations for 87th Academy Awards Unveiled

Nominees for Best Animated Feature are Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6,’ LAIKA’s ‘The Boxtrolls,’ DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2,’ Cartoon Saloon’s ‘Song of the Sea,’ and Studio Ghibli’s ‘The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.’

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Academy Unveils 2015 Sci-Tech Award Recipients

Honorees for the Academy’s 87th Scientific & Technical Awards include Dolby's David Gray, recipient of the Gordon E. Sawyer Award, and Larry Hornbeck, a key inventor behind Texas Instruments’ DLP Cinema.

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20 Animated Features Submitted For 2014 Oscar Race

Films submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 87th Academy Awards range from CG studio ‘toons to independent, hand-drawn features.

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Hayao Miyazaki to Receive Academy’s Governors Award

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences votes to present Honorary Awards to Jean-Claude Carrière, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O’Hara, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Harry Belafonte.

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Academy Elects 5 Newcomers to 2014–15 Board of Governors

First-time governors are Kate Amend, Documentary Branch; Daniel R. Fellman, Executives Branch; Albert Berger, Producers Branch; Bob Rogers, Short Films and Feature Animation Branch; and Mark Mangini, Sound Branch.

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Academy to Present ‘Movies in Your Brain’

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a two-night event, “Movies in Your Brain: The Science of Cinematic Perception,” with special guests Jon Favreau, Darren Aronofsky and neuroscientist and screenwriter Ari Handel.

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Academy Approves New Rules for Animation Oscars

The Academy approves new rules for the 87th Academy Awards, including rule changes in the Animated Feature Film and the Animated Short Film categories, along with eligibility of the 2014 Student Academy Awards for Oscar consideration.  

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The Miscweant: ‘Icons of Animation’ at The Academy

AWN's The Miscweant attends The Academy’s “Icons of Animation,” dedicated to the work of character designer and New Yorker cover artist Peter de Sève; artist and animator William Joyce; Argentinian illustrator, author and animator Carlos Nine; and the King of Indie Animation, Bill Plympton.

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‘Owned’ Takes Gold at Student Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors fifteen student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 41st Student Academy Awards ceremony, with ‘Owned,’ by Daniel Clark and Wesley Tippetts, awarded the gold medal for Animation.

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The Academy to Present ‘The Art of Illustration’ June 4

In conjunction with the Society of Illustrator’s "Icons of Animation" exhibit, Bill Plympton, Peter de Seve and William Joyce participate in a panel discussion, “The Art of Illustration,” on June 4, 2014.

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2014 Student Academy Awards Finalists Announced

Forty-one students from 23 U.S. colleges and universities as well as 10 students from foreign universities are selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 41st Student Academy Awards competition. 

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The Academy to Present ‘Deconstructing Gravity’ May 12

The Academy to present an in-depth look at the groundbreaking production methods used in the Oscar-winning film Gravity featuring an on-stage discussion with members of the film’s creative teams.

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