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Josh Gad, Matthew Rhys, and Philippa Soo to Present at 48th Virtual Annie Awards
Streaming live on April 16, the event honors overall excellence and achievement in 36 animation categories; presenters announced also include Eva Whittaker; composer Michael Giacchino; director Sergio Pablos; DreamWorks director Jill Culton; producer Nora Twomey; and the cast of the web series, ‘Critical Role.’
Final Selections Announced for the Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards
Winners will be revealed at a May 29 ceremony; event will also honor the Cuban cartoonist and animation film director Juan Padrón.
‘Togather’ Named Grand Winner of ‘Sony Talent League by THU’
Winning project is a platform that allows sharing of custom digital brushes inspired by real-life objects; finalists include a fantasy role-playing game ‘Kawia's Adventure’ and ‘Icebreakers,’ a VR comic that invites individuals to step into the panels of a pirate adventure.
‘Soul’ Takes Home Producers Guild Award
Dana Murray wins for outstanding producer of animated theatrical motion pictures; ‘Queen’s Gambit’ wins in limited series TV category.
Animafest Zagreb 2021 Announces Official Selections
Festival releases list of entries chosen to compete in short film, student film, and Croatian film categories; annual festival takes place June 7-12.
Sir Peter Jackson to Receive VES Lifetime Achievement Award
Legendary Academy, DGA, PGA and VES Award-winning filmmaker to be recognized for his valuable contributions to filmed entertainment at the upcoming April 6/7 VES Awards.
‘BoJack Horseman’ Takes Top Animation Honors at 2021 Writers Guild Awards
Raphael Bob-Waksberg’s hit Netflix tragi-comedy beats out ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Bob’s Burgers’ at Sunday’s virtual ceremony.
‘Nuevo Rico’ Wins Best Animated Short at 2021 SXSW Film Festival
Kristian Mercado Figueroa’s dystopian tragedy takes top animated film honors; ‘KKUM’ recognized for innovation and “Your Own Bullshit” for storytelling.
Call for Entries: 36th Edition of the Guadalajara Film Festival
The event, which promotes Mexican and Ibero-American cinema, is accepting both feature and short film animations for its official competition; the event runs October 1-9 - submission deadline is May 28.
VES to Honor Three-Time Academy Award Winner Rob Legato
Visual Effect Society names veteran VFX supervisor, second unit director and DP as this year’s recipient of the VES Creative Excellence Award; innovative filmmaker won Oscars for ‘Titanic,’ ‘Hugo,’ and ‘The Jungle Book.’
‘Josep,’ ‘The Bear Hour’ Win Honors at 2021 César Awards
Aurel and Agnès Patron take home France’s highest film awards for best animated feature and short film at Friday night’s live Olympia concert hall ceremony.
Nominations Announced for 93rd Academy Awards
‘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.
BIAF 2021 in Bucheon, Korea October 22-26
The festival seeks to promote animation and growth in the Asian animation community.
CINANIMA 2021 Returns November 8-14
Oscar qualifying event in Espinho, Portugal promotes animation and its creators with a commitment to educating professionals and the public.
Animafest Zagreb 2021 - June 7-12
The 31st World Festival of Animated Film is a celebration of animation in all forms; the event will feature competitions; retrospectives; presentations; screenings; and all things animated.
VIEW 2021 in Turin, Italy and Online October 17-22
The VIEW Conference is the premiere international event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Animation, VR and AR, Gaming and VFX.
Nominees Announced for 71st Annual ACE Eddie Awards
Winners to be announced live at the American Cinema Editors virtual awards ceremony set for April 17.
Nominations Announced for 2021 BAFTA Awards
‘Onward,’ ‘Soul,’ and ‘Wolfwalkers’ get nods in the Animated Film category; ‘Greyhound,’ ‘The Midnight Sky,’ ‘Mulan,’ ‘The One and Only Ivan,’ and ‘Tenet’ nominated for Special Visual Effects.
Producers Guild Announces 2021 Nominations
‘The Croods: A New Age,’ ‘Onward,’ ‘Over the Moon,’ ‘Soul’ and ‘Wolfwalkers’ to contend in animated movie category; ‘Bridgerton,’ ‘Mank,’ ‘The Mandalorian,’ and ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ among top producer award nominees.
The Rookie Awards Launches 2021 Global Competition
11th annual contest is now open for entries; all amateur creatives in film, animation, games, virtual reality, motion graphics, and 3d visualization are welcome to submit their work.
‘Tenet,’ ‘Soul’ Take Home Critics Choice Awards
Warner Bros.’ reverse-action sci-fi thriller and Pixar’s look at a Black jazz musician’s reflection on his own life and what makes it worth living were honored by the Critics Choice Association at their 26th annual ceremony.
48th Annual Annie Award Nominations Announced
Best Animated Feature nominees ‘Onward,’ ‘Soul,’ ‘The Croods: A New Age,’ ‘The Willoughbys,’ and ‘Trolls World Tour’ top the huge list of category nominations; animation’s biggest awards ceremony set to stream live on Friday, April 16.
‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘Soul’ Top VES Award Nominations
‘Project Power’ and ‘The Witches’ lead the list of feature film field nominees; winners in 25 categories will be announced at a virtual ceremony streaming worldwide on April 6/7 depending upon time zone.
‘Soul’ Wins Best Animated Feature and Original Score at 78th Golden Globes
Pixar took home its ninth feature film golden globe for their latest gem, featuring their first Black leading character, that skillfully embraces complex issues of religion, culture, and the struggle to answer the question, ‘What makes you…YOU?’