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Does Independent Animation Have a Chance with the Motion Picture Academy?

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 5, 2018 at 1:24pm

Great animated shorts and feature films produced in Europe may garner nominations from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, but nary a win.

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‘Coco,’ ‘Dear Basketball,’ ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Win Oscars at 90th Academy Awards

Glen Keane’s ‘Dear Basketball,’ Pixar’s ‘Coco’ win animation Oscars; ‘Blade Runner 2049’ wins VFX and cinematography awards.

Academy Awards VFXWorld

Electric Dreams: John Nelson Talks ‘Blade Runner 2049’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 2, 2018 at 11:25am

The overall VFX supervisor riffs on witness cameras, bleak L.A. cityscapes and the super-secret digital recreation of Rachael in Denis Villeneuve’s mesmerizing ‘Blade Runner’ sequel.   

Academy Awards VFXWorld

Can Three Caesars Add Up to One More Oscar for Joe Letteri?

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 2:24pm

Weta’s four-time Oscar-winning senior VFX supervisor talks about the complexities of creating believable digital ape performances in the final film in Fox’s ‘Apes’ trilogy reboot, director Matt Reeves’ futuristic action adventure ‘War for the Planet of the Apes.’

Academy Awards VFXWorld

The 2018 VFX Nominees: Doubling Down on Digital Effects

Group of 20 nominees draws on two decades of experience and technological advances, delivering shots that were previously unimaginable.

Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

All in the Details: Bringing the Story World Sequences of ‘The Breadwinner’ to Life

Cartoon Saloon’s Jeremy Purcell and Guru Studio’s Sanatan Suryavanshi & Sheldon Lisoy detail the complex compositing process behind the meticulously designed story-within-a-story sequences of the Oscar-nominated animated feature.

Academy Awards VFXWorld

Double Negative Delivers the Joi of ‘Blade Runner 2049’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 8:00am

DNeg VFX supervisor Paul Lambert details the creation of futuristic Los Angeles cityscapes, the holographic Joi, and the visuals for the final act of director Denis Villeneuve’s follow-up to the 1982 sci-fi film noir classic by Ridley Scott.

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Interview: Pixar’s Lee Unkrich Talks Success, Diversity and ‘Coco’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 3:54pm

On the road to the 90th Oscars, the studio’s most senior talent reflects on the storytelling and production challenges of bringing ‘Coco’ to audiences, as well as new efforts to increase Pixar’s workplace and senior-level creative diversity.

Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

‘Garden Party’ Leads to an Oscar Nom for French Students

A team of graduating students from MoPA garner accolades for hyper-realistic animated short with a noir twist.

Dreamworks Animation ANIMATIONWorld

DreamWorks Gets Down to Business with ‘The Boss Baby’

Imbuing the Oscar-nominated movie with a sense of nostalgia, animators and VFX artists drew on cartoon tradition while experimenting and pushing the cutting edge of technology to get the right look.

Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

On the Road to the 90th Oscars: The Animated Short Film Nominees

Leading up to March 4th, use our handy guide to catch up and keep up with AWN’s coverage of the films and creative teams nominated for Best Animated Short Film at the 90th Academy Awards.

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On the Road to the 90th Oscars: The Animated Feature Nominees

Leading up to March 4th, use our handy guide to catch up and keep up with AWN’s coverage of the films and creative teams nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 90th Academy Awards.

Academy Awards VFXWorld

On the Road to the 90th Oscars: The Visual Effects Nominees

Leading up to March 4th, use our handy guide to catch up and keep up with AWN’s coverage of the films and creative teams nominated for Best Visual Effects at the 90th Academy Awards.

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