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‘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.

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91st Oscars: ‘Into the Spider-Verse,’ ‘Bao’ Win Academy Awards

‘First Man’ wins Oscar for Best Visual Effects; ‘Black Panther’ wins three awards including Costume Design, Production Design & Original Score.

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91st Oscars: Academy Walks Back Plan to Cut Craft Awards from Live Telecast

Following backlash from the American Society of Cinematographers and the American Cinema Editors, the Motion Picture Academy announces a return to its traditional format for the 91st Academy Awards telecast.

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VIDEO: Delve Into the Artistic Process Behind Oscar-Nominated Short ‘Weekends’

Director Trevor Jimenez and production designer Chris Sasaki discuss their artistic process for bringing the Annie Award-winning hand-painted animated short film to the screen.

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Oscar Week Events Highlight Animated Feature & Short Film Nominees

Animated Feature event to be hosted by DreamWorks Animation producer Bonnie Arnold; USC School of Cinematic Arts professor Tom Sito to host Animated Short Film event.

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Merging Hand-Drawn Tradition with CG Artistry for Mamoru Hosoda’s ‘Mirai’

The acclaimed director of ‘Wolf Children’ and ‘The Boy and the Beast’ paints an intimate portrait of a young boy’s vivid imagination and how it helps him accept the arrival of his baby sister in one of the last Japanese animated features to employ hand-drawn animation.

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On the Road to the 91st Oscars: The Visual Effects Nominees

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

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On the Road to the 91st Oscars: The Animated Short Film 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 Short Film at the 91st Academy Awards.

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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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91st Oscars: Disney Earns Best Picture Nomination for ‘Black Panther’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 4:50pm

Blockbuster Marvel feature that almost launched its own Popular Film category at the Oscars racks up seven Academy nods, including a groundbreaking nomination for production designer Hannah Beachler.

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91st Academy Awards: Animated Feature, Short Film and VFX Oscar Nominees React

Contenders in the animated feature, animated short film and visual effects categories share their initial reactions to their nominations for Oscar gold.

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Nominations Announced for 91st Academy Awards

Brad Bird’s ‘Incredibles 2,’ We Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs,’ Mamoru Hosoda’s ‘Mirai, Disney’s ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet,’ and Sony’s ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ receive nominations for Best Animated Feature.

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How Collaboration Helped Bring Oscar-Shortlisted ‘Weekends’ to Life

Director Trevor Jimenez and production designer Chris Sasaki discuss their collaboration on the hand-animated, dialogue-free short film created as part of the Pixar co-op program.

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New Making-of Video Goes Behind the Scenes of Louise Bagnall’s ‘Late Afternoon’

Oscar-shortlisted short film produced by Cartoon Saloon uses hand-drawn digital animation to poignantly explore the internal landscape of a woman with memory loss.

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2019 Academy VFX Bake-Off: Celebrating A Year of Excellence in Visual Effects

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 6:51pm

Ten Oscar hopefuls vie for nominations at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’  annual Visual Effects Bake-Off.

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WATCH: In-Camera Effects Redefined for Oscar-Shortlisted ‘First Man’

Alongside a new featurette produced by primary visual effects vendor DNEG, Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Paul Lambert details the hybrid of practical and digital techniques employed for the cinematic adaptation of ‘First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong.’

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Gallery Nucleus Presenting ‘Weekends,’ ‘Age of Sail’ This Saturday!

Screenings and panels of Oscar-shortlisted animated short films to be followed by a filmmaker signing session.

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Capturing Thanos: How the Ultimate ‘Avengers’ Adversary Was Brought to Life

VFX supervisors Dan DeLeeuw and Kelly Port discuss the challenges of capturing the nuanced performance of Josh Brolin as the philosophical antagonist in ‘Avengers: Infinity War.’

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WATCH: Trevor Jimenez’s Oscar-Shortlisted ‘Weekends’ Returns Online

Annie Award-nominated and Oscar-shortlisted short film produced as part of Pixar’s co-op program now available to watch online through January 7 as a Short of the Week.

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WATCH: Louise Bagnall’s Oscar-Shortlisted ‘Late Afternoon’ Now Available Online

Oscar-shortlisted short film produced by Cartoon Saloon uses hand-drawn digital animation to poignantly explore the internal landscape of a woman with memory loss.

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91st Oscars: 10 Animated Short Films Contend for Nominations

With eight of the 10 shortlisted films available to watch online, take a closer look at this year’s contenders for an Academy Award nomination for best animated short film.

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WATCH: DreamWorks Animation Releases ‘Bird Karma,’ ‘Bilby’ Shorts Online

The first two projects to emerge from DWA’s shorts program, Oscar-shortlisted films showcase the breadth and depth of talent and technology the studio wields.

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