Abstract: Nominees for Best Animated Feature are ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘My Life as a Zucchini,’ ‘The Red Turtle,’ and ‘Zootopia.’
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Guillermo del Toro among 11 Academy Award-winning and nominated Academy members to share personal anecdotes about their Oscars experience.
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.
Returning Council co-chairs for 2016-2017 are two members of the Academy’s Visual Effects Branch: Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor and Academy governor Craig Barron, and USC adjunct professor and Google VR senior staff engineer Paul Debevec.
Awards ceremony held on Thursday, September 22 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills caps a week of industry activities for the 17 winning student filmmakers from the U.S. and abroad.
Scientific and technical investigations include high-resolution digital motion picture cameras, motion control software, production ray-tracing & rendering technologies, real-time vector-based drawing tools, and animatronics.
The Academy teams up with New York’s Museum of Modern Art to present a restoration of Richard Williams’s ‘The Thief and the Cobbler: A Moment in Time. 1992.’ with special appearances by the director and a discussion with animation historian John Canemaker.
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.
Incumbent governor Jon Bloom re-elected to the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch; Craig Barron returns to the Visual Effects Branch.
Los Angeles qualifying runs for feature films taking place after July 31, must consist of at least seven consecutive days, with three screenings daily and at least one screening beginning between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. daily.
List of new members invited to join the Academy includes 28 previous Oscar recipients and 98 nominees, as well as 283 new international members from 60 countries.
Watch supervising animators Andreas Deja, Mark Henn and Glen Keane, key story artist Brenda Chapman, Oscar-nominated producer Don Hahn and director Gary Trousdale at the Academy’s celebration of the 25th anniversary of ‘Beauty and the Beast.’
Supervising animators Andreas Deja, Mark Henn and Glen Keane, key story artist Brenda Chapman, Oscar-nominated producer Don Hahn and director Gary Trousdale to participate in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ event on Monday, May 9.
Foreign film category is expanded to include separate awards for narrative, animation and documentary entries.
Oscar gold: Pixar Animation Studio’s ‘Inside Out’ wins best animated feature and Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala’s ‘Bear Story’ wins best animated short; ‘Ex Machina’ wins VFX prize.
‘Kung Fu Panda’ 2 & 3 director Jennifer Yuh Nelson to host shorts program; ‘Big Hero 6’ producer Roy Conli and directors Don Hall and Chris Williams to host feature animation program.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards will present 11 awards to 33 individual recipients on Saturday, February 13 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.
Nominees for Best Animated Feature are ‘Anomalisa,’ ‘Boy and the World,’ ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie,’ and ‘When Marnie Was There.’
Ten titles -- including Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ and Pixar short ‘Sanjay’s Super Team’ -- shortlisted out of 60 qualifying films.
Sixteen features -- from director Charlie Kaufman’s ‘Anomalisa’ to Studio Ghibli’s ‘When Marnie Was There’ are submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 88th Academy Awards.
The 88th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Thursday, January 14, 2016, at 5:30 a.m. PT at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
Cary Phillips and Dr. Doug Roble accept invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The Academy kicks off its fall programming slate with ‘In the Labyrinth: A Conversation with Guillermo del Toro’ on Wednesday, October 7 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.