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Academy Board of Governors announces new rules impacting animated features and shorts as well as a name change for the foreign language film category.
‘First Man’ wins Oscar for Best Visual Effects; ‘Black Panther’ wins three awards including Costume Design, Production Design & Original Score.
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.
Adobe After Effects and Photoshop, the Medusa Performance Capture System, and -- for the first time -- Maxon Cinema 4D among nine scientific & technical achievements to be honored at this year’s annual presentation.
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.
Contenders in the animated feature, animated short film and visual effects categories share their initial reactions to their nominations for Oscar gold.
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.
With 10 films each remaining in the running in the Visual Effects and Animated Short Film categories, voting for Oscar nominations closes January 14.
Curtis Clark to receive John A. Bonner Award at the Academy’s annual Scientific and Technical Awards presentation on Saturday, February 9.
A wide range of styles, techniques and subjects comprise this year’s submissions for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category.
CalArts short ‘Raccoon and the Light’ and MoPA’s ‘The Green Bird’ win gold medals at 2018 Student Academy Awards.
David Ayer, Rod Bogart, Theo Gluck, Leslie Iwerks, Colette Mullenhoff and Jeff Taylor join the Academy’s Science and Technology Council.
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.
19 directors, including eight from four animated films, will receive medals at upcoming October 11 ceremony.
Cites need for additional member discussion as reason not to add award for most popular film at upcoming Oscars.
Monthly Academy at Metrograph residency program in New York City to present groundbreaking independent filmmakers Signe Baumane, Emily Hubley, Candy Kugel and Debra Solomon.
Four international and seven U.S.-made animated short films named finalists for the 2018 Student Academy Awards.
Founding members include Animal Logic, Autodesk, Blue Sky Studios, Cisco, DNEG, DreamWorks Animation, Epic Games, Foundry, Google Cloud, Intel, SideFX, The Walt Disney Studios and Weta Digital.
Formal VES statement mirrors sentiment of many artists unhappy with decision to cut categories from live Academy Awards broadcast.
Organization’s Board of Governors also selected officers for six committee chairs in its annual leadership vote.
Does surprise Motion Picture Academy announcement mean fan-favorite blockbusters can compete alongside obscure member selections?
Short Film and Feature Animation branch adds 105 new members; 52 new members added to the Visual Effects branch.
Former Fox executive writes the organization has mishandled diversity issue, let Oscars ratings and relevance slide and failing to keep the Academy Museum project on schedule and budget.