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‘Ciervo’ Takes Domestic Animation Gold Medal at 2020 Student Academy Awards

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 10:54am

Pilar Garcia-Fernandezsesma’s 2D animated short takes top Domestic Film Schools honor as medalists are announced at the 47th annual awards ceremony, held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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47th Student Academy Awards Winners Announced

18 student winners were chosen from 1,474 entries; medal placements in the seven award categories will be announced in a virtual program on Wednesday, October 21. 

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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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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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For Your Consideration: 25 Animated Features Submitted for 91st Academy Awards

A wide range of styles, techniques and subjects comprise this year’s submissions for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category.

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Academy Consolidating Oscar Shortlist Procedure

Shortlist voting in nine categories including animated short films and visual effects to take place during the first two weeks of December; announcement to be made on Monday, December 17.

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The Academy Presents ‘Women in Indie Animation’ at New York City’s Metrograph Theater

By Joe Strike | Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 12:11pm

AWN’s resident Miscweant attends The Academy’s September New York City event honoring celebrated New York animators Signe Baumane, Emily Hubley, Candy Kugel and Debra Solomon.

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The Academy To Present ‘Women in Indie Animation’ September 21

Monthly Academy at Metrograph residency program in New York City to present groundbreaking independent filmmakers Signe Baumane, Emily Hubley, Candy Kugel and Debra Solomon.

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Academy Unveils Finalists for 2018 Student Academy Awards

Four international and seven U.S.-made animated short films named finalists for the 2018 Student Academy Awards.

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2018 Academy VFX Bake-Off: Presenting a Phantasmagoria of Imagery

Creative teams from 10 Oscar hopefuls present their contributions at the Academy’s annual Visual Effects Bake-off held on Saturday, January 6 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, CA.

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Oscar Watch: 27 Animated Features Submitted for 89th Academy Awards

With some projects yet to complete their qualifying run, a record 27 features are submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 89th Academy Awards.

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ASIFA-Hollywood Donates $20K to Help Fund Academy’s Richard Williams Collection

Collection of art for Richard Williams’ ‘The Thief and the Cobbler’ covers the course of more than 20 years of work, consisting of thousands of hand-painted cels, pencil animation and watercolor backgrounds.

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Academy Reveals 2016 Student Oscar Winners

‘Die Flucht,’ by Carter Boyce at DePaul University, ‘Once upon a Line,’ by Alicja Jasina at USC, and ‘The Wishgranter,’ by Echo Wu from Ringling College of Art and Design, named winners at the 2016 Student Academy Awards.

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2016 Student Academy Awards Finalists Announced

Students from DePaul University, Pratt Institute, Ringling, SVU and USC are selected as finalists in the animation category of the 2016 Student Academy Awards; winners to be honored on September 22.

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Academy Unveils 2015 Student Academy Award Winners

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.

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