The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences mailed entry forms on June 1, 2004 for the 2004 Scientific and Technical Awards to more than 850 companies and individuals, including past winners, within the sci-tech community both in the United States and abroad. All entry applications must be submitted to the Academy no later than Friday, July 30, 2004.
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AnimAction-Awareness Through Animation will host the 13th Annual TEAM Awards (Tobacco Education Awareness Message) at the Wordsworth Theatre from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. AnimAction-Awareness Through Animation is an educational production company specializing in animated anti-tobacco public service announcements (PSAs) produced by middle school students collaborated with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The theatre is located at 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Brentwood, California.
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Thirteen students from nine colleges and universities have been selected as winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 31st annual Student Academy Awards competition.
The winners are (listed alphabetically by film title within category):
AlternativeFOCUS, Bill Ridlehoover and Nilanjan Lahiri, Savannah College of Art and Design, GeorgiaS.P.I.C.: THE STORYBOARD OF MY LIFE, Robert Castillo, School of Visual Arts, New York
AnimationLEMMINGS, Craig Van Dyke, Brigham Young University
The 63rd Annual George Foster Peabody Awards recognize outstanding achievement and excellence in television, radio and Internet programming. More than 1,000 entries from 30 different counties are received annually including news reports, documentaries, entertainment shows, public service programs and children's programs -- although awards are given solely on merit, without regard to specific categories. Judging is done by the 15-member Peabody Board, which includes TV critics, television practitioners, and experts in culture and fine arts from around the world.
TUTENSTEIN and LITTLE BILL were the big animation winners at the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' 31st Annual Creative Arts Daytime Emmy Awards, presented during simultaneous ceremonies held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York and the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland in Los Angeles, May 15, 2004. LITTLE BILL from Nickelodeon won for Outstanding Children's Animated Program while TUTENSTEIN from PorchLight Ent., airing on the Discovery Kids slot on NBC, won for Outstanding Special Class Animated Program.
The 2004 edition of the 3D Awards names 'Finding Nemo' the best 3D animated feature film; 'The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King' is crowned with the prize for best feature film visual effects.
Kid Power Xchange, the leading information resource for youth marketers, is hosting the 11th annual Kid Power Awards. The awards program honors, recognizes and promotes the most innovative kids marketing campaigns in the U.S. and worldwide. All entries will be judged anonymously by a panel of senior-level marketing professionals who represent the youth marketing industry.
Visitors to the 15th Annual Dusty Film Festival and Awards May 3-6, 2004 will have the opportunity to attend the screenings of over 100 films by graduating seniors in the Film, Video and Animation Department at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City. In addition to numerous lighthearted animations and comedies, some of the films this year carry emotional weight, including the painful loss of a parent, the unfair treatment of a New York City resident during the aftermath of 9/11, and an animated personal journey about sexual identity and finding ones comfort zone.
da Vinci Systems named the winners of the inaugural Master Colorist Awards competition, comprised of four categories, including TV and long form, theatrical release, commercial and music video reels. The awards recognize colorists' innovative and skillful use of da Vinci's film enhancement and restoration tools.
Cartoons on the Bay is an international event with awards, workshops, lectures, TV and theatrical previews, and events centering on the ever-changing world of television animation. The Pulcinella Awards Competition is open to all products in animation for television and the Internet, including pilots of series. The Competition is also open to short-films. In 2004, the Competition will also be open to educational films which compete for a special Unicef-Regione Campania Prize.
Founded in August 1961, WorldFest is the third oldest competitive International film festival in North America. It gave first honors and awards to Spielberg, George Lucas, Randall Kleiser, Ridley Scott, Ang Lee, The Coen Brothers, Robert Rodriguez and many more. It screens 50-60 new features and around 100 new shorts, in 35mm and digital video DLP projection in a large commercial theater complex. The event provides great networking as more than 450 international filmmakers attend, and the general audience exceeds 25,000 at the 10-day event.
1st Annual Portfolios.com Awards ShowWorld Wide WebJuly 1, 2004Deadline: April 30, 2004
1st Annual Portfolios.com Awards Show will highlight the best advertising, graphic design, Web design, photography and illustration of 2003. An international panel of judges will judge online, and the Winners' Showcase will be announced and shown online. For more information, visit www.portfolios.com/award, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (800) 303-9277 ext. 261.
Nickelodeons DORA THE EXPLORER is one of the winners of the 63rd Annual Peabody Awards to be awarded by the University of Georgias Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication on May 17, 2004. The 29 award winners for excellence in electronic media, chosen from more than 1,100 entries, also includes recognition for Japans TV Asahi, MOTHER FLEW AWAY AS A KITE, an arresting animated recounting of the last days of WWII.
Children showed they treasure undersea animation, voting for FINDING NEMO and SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS as their Favorite Movie and Favorite Cartoon, respectively, in the 17th annual Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards awarded April 3, 2004 during a live broadcast on the cablenet. Kids voted online and by phone for the winners.
SpongeBob took additional honors as Favorite Video Game for SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS: BATTLE FOR BIKINI BOTTOM.
The 5th Annual British Animation Awards will relocate to a new central London showcase, The Shaw Theatre, Bloomsbury. Previously it has taken place at the National Film Theatre on London's South Bank. The awards, a bi-annual celebration of the best British animation talent, will feature five new categories
FICCI BAF AWARDS 2004(FICCI Best Animated Frames Awards)
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) for the very first time,has taken the unique initiative of organising an International Animation Festival under the aegis of FRAMES 2004 to be held between 15th- 17th March 2004. The ceremony will take place at Hotel Renaissance Convention Centre, Powai,Mumbai.
Entries are invited from students,studios,P.R. and Advertising agencies, TV Channels etc,.
The CharacterShop has been commissioned to produce the opening film for the 2004 British Animation Awards, which will take place at the Shaw Theatre in London on March 19, 2004. The film focuses on the antics of rock-band "Slaughterhouse" made up of sheep, with a lead singer who resembles rock legend and reality TV star Ozzy Osbourne. All aspects have been created in-house at the CharacterShop, with original music composed by Richard Chester.
DUCK DODGERS led animated shows with three Daytime Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Special Class Animated Program in the 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards competition announced today (March 4, 2004) on the NBS TODAY SHOW. ARTHUR, STATIC SHOCK DISNEYS KIM POSSIBLE and CLIFFORDS PUPPY DAYS received two nods each from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' official New York Oscar Night celebration of the 76th Academy Awards will be held at Le Cirque. All New York-based Academy members will be invited to attend the black-tie event, now in its fifth year at Le Cirque. The celebration, presented in association with restaurateur Sirio Maccioni of Le Cirque and organized by Arthur Manson and Arlene Dahl, chair and vice chair, respectively, of the Academy's New York Events Committee, will begin at 6:30 pm.
As February comes to a close, so does the awards season, with the Academy Awards taking place on Sunday, the 29th, thanks to leap year. Will it be the momentous coronation of RETURN OF THE KING, the final breathtaking installment of Peter Jackson's ambitious LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy? That's the prognosis.