Oscar-winning director of ‘The Danish Poet’ and ‘Me and My Moulton’ receives the top cultural prize in her native Norway, the Anders Jahre Prize for the Arts.
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Joining 35 other categories recognizing excellence in animation, ASIFA-Hollywood adds a new category for best independent animated feature.
Stop-motion animated series ‘Dimitri,’ produced by French studio Vivement Lundi!, and ‘We Can't Live Without Cosmos’ by Konstantin Bronzit receive Golden Dolphin awards at the 8th Cyber Sousa international animation festival organized by ASIFA-China in the City of Xiamen.
Winners of the 42nd Student Academy Awards competition in the animation category are ‘An Object at Rest’ by Seth Boyden ‘Soar’ by Alyce Tzue, and ‘Taking the Plunge’ by Nicholas Manfredi and Elizabeth Ku-Herrero.
Twenty scientific and technical achievements involving 11 distinct investigations are selected for further consideration for 2015 Academy Awards.
Selected from the largest showcase of short animations in the U.S., The Northwest Animation Fest is set to present 14 of this year’s best animated shorts from around the world.
Forty-five short film projects in nine categories are selected from a pool of more than 1,000 submissions to the animago AWARD & CONFERENCE running October 15 & 16, 2015.
Nominees in the Animated Series category include Frederator’s ‘Bee and Puppycat,’ PBS digital studios series ‘Blank on Blank,’ webcomic ‘Cyanide & Happiness,’ Rooster Teeth’s ‘RWBY’ and YouTube animator ‘sWooZie.’
The award was bestowed upon Bin by the eldest member of WIA,105-year-old Ruthie Thompson, connecting past and present female talent.
The Visual Effects Society to present master visual futurist and iconic artist Syd Mead with the professional honorary society’s Visionary Award at the 14th Annual VES Awards on February 2, 2016.
NYC-based design/animation company the STUDIO’s ‘Give Luci’ PSA wins organization’s Independent Animation Award.
The five nominees for Outstanding Animated Program are FX’s ‘Archer,’ Fox’s ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and ‘The Simpsons,’ Cartoon Network’s ‘Over The Garden Wall’ and Comedy Central’s ‘South Park.’ VFX nominees include Starz’ ‘Black Sails,’ The CW’s ‘The Flash,’ HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones,’ Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ and the History Channel’s ‘Vikings.’
The big winners at the 2015 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, were Image Comics’ ‘Saga,’ BOOM! Box’s ‘Lumberjanes,’ and Winsor McCay’s classic newspaper series ‘Little Nemo.’
John Knoll is re-elected to Visual Effects branch of the Academy’s Board of Governors; Bill Kroyer is re-elected to the Short Films and Feature Animation branch.
Submission deadline for Scientific and Technical Awards is Friday, July 10; Animated Short Film submissions must be made by Thursday, October 1; Animated Feature submissions are due Friday, October 30.
McLaren Award for Best New British Animation presented by acclaimed stop-motion animator Barry Purves at the EIFF Awards Ceremony held on June 28.
U.K. director Daisy Jacobs receives the Anča Student Award for her Oscar-nominated stop motion short film, ‘The Bigger Picture.’
The Academy invites 26 new members to join the Short Films and Feature Animation branch; 23 new members are invited to join the Visual Effects branch.
Winners of the 2015 Autodesk sponsored CG Student Awards are announced, with Gnomon School of Visual Effects named School of the Year for the second consecutive year.
The Academy ups the number of eligible films in the VFX category to 20; Short films qualifying via a theatrical release must now have a theater run in Los Angeles County for at least seven consecutive days with at least one screening per day.
Konstantin Bronzit’s ‘We Can’t Live Without Cosmos’ wins Cristal award for best short film at the 39th Annecy International Animated Film Festival, while Franck Ekinci and Christian Desmares’ ‘April and the Extraordinary World’ awarded Cristal for best feature film.