The Academy Award-winning computer graphics pioneer joins streamer’s Data Science and Engineering team to oversee new technology development across VFX, virtual production, and animation production.
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Short Film and Feature Animation branch adds 39 new members, with 34 added to the Visual Effects branch; Academy cuts number of new invitees while reaffirming goals to cultivate membership that reflects the diverse film community.
Ceremony moves to March 27, 2022; film eligibility window returns to standard December 31 deadline, though requirements remain unchanged from 2021 awards.
Noting the need to ensure proper staffing and infrastructure to support ongoing growth, the Academy announces invitee limits while reaffirming goals to cultivate membership that reflects the diverse film community.
‘Soul’ also wins for Best Musical Score, while ‘Mank’ wins for Best Cinematography, in the final ceremony of the 2021 awards season.
Digitized shots of Icelandic snow, glaciers, and misty weather, coupled with real-time camera tracking and Unreal Engine, meant high-resolution environment projections, and lighting, could be captured in-camera to provide unprecedented realism for onstage shooting, in George Clooney and Netflix’s Oscar-nominated sci-fi drama.
‘Burrow,’ ‘Genius Loci,’ ‘If Anything Happens I Love You,’ ‘Opera,’ and ‘Yes-People’ vie for this year’s Best Animated Short Oscar.
‘Onward,’ ‘Over the Moon,’ ‘A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon,’ ‘Soul,’ and ‘Wolfwalkers’ vie for this year’s Best Animated Feature Oscar.
‘Love and Monsters,’ ‘The Midnight Sky,’ ‘Mulan,’ ‘The One and Only Ivan,’ and ‘Tenet’ vie for this year’s Best Visual Effects Oscar.
‘Onward,’ ‘Over the Moon,’ ‘A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon,’ ‘Soul,’ and ‘Wolfwalkers’ receive Best Animated Feature nominations; ‘Burrow,’ ‘Genius Loci,’ ‘If Anything Happens I Love You,’ ‘Opera,’ and ‘Yes-People are nominated for Best Animated Short.
VFX and animated short categories narrowed down to 10 films each; voting for nominations runs March 5-10.
Shotgun, ftrack Studio, the ILM HairCraft Dynamics System, and Walt Disney Animation Studios Hair Simulation System among the achievements being awarded at upcoming February 13 virtual ceremony.
Members will vote to determine five nominees for best animated feature film award; films also qualify for other categories including best picture.
The 20-year industry veteran comes full circle as she returns to the studio where she began her career armed with an impressive list of film credits.
Borja Peña Gorostegui’s film, inspired by the Supercell ‘Clash’ universe, garnered over 100 million views online in the 2 months after its September 12 release.
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.
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.
July 6 family-friendly online event includes special guests Pete Docter, Kendal Cronkhite-Shaindlin, Peter Ramsey, Pierre Coffin and Hyun-min Lee.
Short Film and Feature Animation branch looks to add 81 new members; 48 proposed for the Visual Effects branch.
Film eligibility window extended for 93rd Academy Award consideration; museum opening postponed to coincide with new awards telecast date.
‘Selma’ director and Head of ILM, along with newcomers Debra Zane, Stephen Rivkin, Linda Flowers, and Lynette Howell Taylor, are part of newly elected 2020-2021 board.
Films initially streamed commercially after theatrical release was postponed or canceled can be submitted for Academy Awards consideration; sound mixing and sound editing awards being combined into one category.
‘1917’ also takes home Oscars for Best Cinematography and Sound Mixing in the final ceremony of the 2020 awards season.
Heading into this coming Oscar Sunday on February 9th, catchup on AWN’s coverage of the films and creative teams nominated for this year’s Best Visual Effects.