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Cinesite Immersive Partners on ‘Forsaken’

Studio’s new division produced and animated Roland Lane’s new short film, which celebrates the world’s beauty while emphasizing its fragility, now showing in 8k on 360-degree floor-to-ceiling screens at Outernet London.

Awards Headline News

Nominations Announced for the 96th Academy Awards

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 7:10am

‘The Boy and the Heron,’ ‘Elemental,’ ‘Nimona,’ ‘Robot Dreams,’ and ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ nab noms for best animated feature, while ‘The Creator,’ ‘Godzilla Minus One,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,’ ‘Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One,’ and ‘Napoleon’ take the top spots for best visual effects.

Business Headline News

Get Animated U.K. Reveals Conference Panelists

The 2-day ‘Business of Animation Conference’ comes to Birmingham, England, May 1-2, offering educational panels, U.K. Animation Industry Marketplace and networking opportunities; discounted tickets on sale through January 31.

call for entries Headline News

Call for Entries: The 23rd Animafest Cyprus - Views of the World

Submissions are being accepted in the international short film competition and the Cyprus National short film competition; the festival returns to Salamiou this August.

Business Headline News

Build-A-Bear Expands IP with ‘Kabu’ Animated Series

Build-A-Bear Entertainment, Foundation Media Partners, and Laughing Dragon Studios head to Kidscreen next month to present a first look at the ‘Build-A-Bear’ character-inspired animated series.

Meow! Headline News

Chris Jenkins’ ’10 Lives’ to Premiere at Sundance

Zayn Malik, Mo Gilligan, Simone Ashley, and Bill Nighy star in the 3DCG comedy about a spoiled, ungrateful rescue cat who, upon losing his ninth life, gets a reprieve that sets him on a transformative journey; film debuts January 20.

Isn’t Every Day Winnie the Pooh Day? Headline News

Oh Bother - It’s National Winnie the Pooh Day!

Disney celebrates everyone’s favorite bear with a new episode of ‘Playdate with Winnie the Pooh’ on Disney Junior and Disney Channel and an all-new ‘Me & Winnie the Pooh’ short on Disney Junior YouTube; check out the flipbook retrospective of ‘Winnie the Pooh’ through the years.

Awards Headline News

Nominations Announced for 2024 BAFTA Awards

‘The Boy and The Heron,’ ‘Chicken Run: Dawn of The Nugget,’ ‘Elemental,’ and ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ get the nod for Animated Film with ‘The Creator,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,’ ‘Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part,’ ‘Napoleon,’ and ‘Poor Things’ selected for Special Visual Effects. 

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71st Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards Nominees Revealed

Sound editing work on Pixar’s ‘Elemental,’ Illumination’s ‘Migration,’ Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ and Universal’s ‘The Super Mario Bros Movie’ nabs animated feature noms; the annual awards ceremony to be held March 3.

call for entries Headline News

Digital Art Collective Nouns Announces $1M Funding for Indie Animated Shorts

The global community, which funds art, technology, and public goods projects, is now accepting submissions of short film project ideas; top 50 completed films will participate in the Fall 2024 Nouns Fest celebration.

Awards Headline News

‘The Creator’ and ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse' Lead VES Award Nominations

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at 7:22am

Gareth Edwards' sci-fi thriller tops all feature film contenders, while the 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' sequel leads all animation contenders and 'The Last of Us' tops all TV contenders as nominees are announced in 25 categories across film, television, real-time, and special venue projects; ceremony set for February 21 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in LA.

Honoring the Best in VFX Events

2024 VES Awards

Begins: February 21, 2024

The 22nd annual awards ceremony recognizes and honors outstanding visual effects and the artists who created them; the event will be held February 21 in Beverly Hills.

Animation First Festival 2024 Events

Animation First Festival 2024

Begins: January 23, 2024

FIAF presents the seventh edition of its annual festival dedicated to showcasing the enduring legacy of and innovation of French and Francophone animation, January 23 – January 28.

Honoring Tech That Makes Movies Great Headline News

16 Scientific & Technical Achievements to be Honored at Academy Sci-Tech Awards

Ceremony, to be held at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on February 23, celebrates individuals and companies whose discoveries and innovations have contributed in significant and lasting ways to the motion picture industry.

The Annies are Coming! Headline News

51st Annual Annie Award Nominations Announced

Best Animated Feature nominees ‘Nimona,’ ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse,’ ‘Suzume,’ ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem,’ and ‘The Boy and the Heron’ top the expansive list of category nominations; animation’s biggest awards ceremony is scheduled to return live on Saturday, February 17 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.

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Joyce Cox to Receive VES Lifetime Achievement Award

The Visual Effects Society honors the producer/VFX producer for contributions in visual arts, filmed entertainment, and the advancement of storytelling through cutting-edge visual effects; the award will be presented at the 22nd Annual VES Awards next month.

Heading to Stuttgart Headline News

FMX Drops 2024 Trailer

Originating from the ‘World of Gra’ universe created by graduates of the Animationsinstitut, the trailer illustrates this year’s event theme, ‘Connecting Ideas;’ the 28th edition of FMX – Film & Media Exchange returns to Stuttgart April 23 to 26. 

The Next Wave of Generative AI Headline News

NVIDIA’s AI Workbench Beta Coming Later This Month

At CES, company announced a host of new generative AI technology updates and releases, including TensorRT GPUs, the TensorRT-LLM open-source library, tools for RTX PCs and workstations, RTX-accelerated GeForce RTX SUPER GPUs, and new developer AI tools to create, test, and customize pre-trained generative AI models and LLMs.

Generative AI Headline News

NVIDIA Avatar Cloud Engine Lets Developers Build Digital Avatars with Gen AI

By Dan Sarto | Monday, January 8, 2024 at 2:50pm

New microservices mean state-of-the-art generative AI models can now be integrated into games, tools, and middleware to enable new possibilities such as characters interacting without the need for pre-scripted dialogue. 

Awards Headline News

Miyazaki’s ‘The Boy and the Heron’ Wins at Golden Globes

The latest from Studio Ghibli scores for Best Motion Picture – Animated, while director Christopher Nolan’s ‘Oppenheimer’ garners 5 awards and 'The Last of Us' wins for Best Television Series – Drama; the ceremony is now streaming on Paramount+.

Honoring Excellence in TV Animation and VFX Headline News

‘The Last of Us’ Scores Big at The Creative Arts Emmys

This past Saturday and Sunday, the Television Academy honored artistic and technical achievements in TV, with the hit HBO series picking up 8 awards, including Outstanding Special Visual Effects in A Season or A Movie; watch highlights from the awards shows January 13 on FXX.

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