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Framestore, Elastic and Painting Practice Win BAFTAs for ‘His Dark Materials’ VFX and Titles

HBO drama, based on Philip Pullman novels, takes home two awards; ‘Chernobyl’ awarded in seven categories at the July 17 British Academy Television Craft Awards ceremony.

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The Magic Behind the Magic of 'Star Wars: Episode IX’

Production VFX supervisor Roger Guyett talks creating Princess Leia, the benefits of practical shooting, and bringing the saga to a close.

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The Triumph of Invisibility: The Spectacular Non-Spectacular Effects of ‘1917’

Production VFX supervisor Guillaume Rocheron discusses the special challenges involved in creating the illusion of grim reality in Sam Mendes’ Oscar-nominated epic World War I drama.  

Oscars Headline News

Autodesk Congratulates the 2020 VFX and Animated Feature Oscar Nominees

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 5:05pm

Tech giant’s Media & Entertainment software powers the studios behind Academy Award, BAFTA, Annie, VES and Golden Globe-nominated films.

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MPC Braves the Front Lines to Deliver VFX for Same Mendes’ ‘1917’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 2:58pm

Studio’s digital skills are put to the test as they stitch the Oscar-nominated film’s lengthy, uninterrupted takes together into one long seemingly real-time sequence.

Diversity Headline News

Producers Jinko Gotoh and Marisa Román Talk ‘Klaus’ Crew Diversity

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 4:17pm

New featurette highlights how the filmmakers prioritized inclusion in building one of the most diverse crews in animation history.

Oscars Headline News

WATCH: 3 New ‘1917’ Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 11:55am

Sam Mendes’ BAFTA, PGA and Golden Globe Award-winning World War I epic heads into Oscar Sunday with 10 Academy Award nominations, including Best Visual Effects.

Documentaries Headline News

TRAILER: ‘Loving Vincent’ Documentary Now in Theaters

‘Loving Vincent: The Impossible Dream’ now playing in select theaters with double billings of the documentary and Academy Award & BAFTA-nominated independent animated feature.

Home Entertainment Headline News

Anyone Can Wear the Mask in New Featurette & Concept Art for ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’

Now available on Digital, Oscar-winning animated feature arrives on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on March 19 with more than 90 minutes of special features including the bonus Spider-Ham short.

91st Oscars Headline News

‘First Man’ Garners DNEG Fourth Oscar Win in Five Years

VFX supervisor Paul Lambert, DFX supervisor Tristan Myles, miniature effects supervisor Ian Hunter and special effects supervisor J.D. Schwalm receive Academy Awards for their contributions to director Damien Chazelle’s historical biopic.

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Swings onto Digital February 26

Golden Globe winner and Academy Award nominee arrives on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on March 19 with more than 90 minutes of special features including a never-before-seen short film featuring Spider-Ham.

Documentaries Headline News

Good Deed Entertainment Acquires ‘Loving Vincent’ Documentary

‘Loving Vincent: The Impossible Dream’ opens in U.S. theaters March 2019 with double billings of the documentary and Academy Award and BAFTA-nominated independent animated feature.

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On the Road to the 91st Oscars: The Animated Feature Nominees

Leading up to Oscar Sunday on February 24th, catch up on AWN’s coverage of the films and creative teams nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 91st Academy Awards.

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Nominations Announced for 2019 BAFTA Awards

‘Incredibles 2,’ ‘Isle of Dogs’ and ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ receive nominations in the Animated Film category; ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,’ ‘First Man,’ and ‘Ready Player One’ nominated for Special Visual Effects.

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‘Hey Duggee’ Tops British Academy’s 2018 Children’s Awards with Three Wins

Nickelodeon’s ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ wins Children’s BAFTA for international animation; Amazon Studios’ ‘Tumble Leaf’ wins international preschool award.

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British Academy Announces 2018 Children’s Awards Nominees

Winners of the British Academy Children’s Awards celebrating the best in global children’s media to be unveiled on Sunday, November 25.

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‘Coco,’ ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Win BAFTA Awards

Pixar feature wins BAFTA Award for best animated film; Roger Deakins wins fourth BAFTA for Cinematography for ‘Blade Runner 2049,’ which also wins for special visual effects.

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