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Annecy 2020 Headline News

Ron Clements and John Musker’s Annecy 2020 Masterclass Set for June 19

Live-streamed presentation by famed directors of ‘The Little Mermaid,’ ‘Aladdin,’ and ‘Moana’ will feature their Disney history and views on animation, past, present and future; event presented by ASIFA-Hollywood.

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Short Circuit Revealed: 14 Diverse New Animated Shorts Now Playing on Disney+

By Dan Sarto | Friday, January 24, 2020 at 6:46pm

Disney’s innovative experimental short film program that began in 2016 has just premiered its inaugural set of distinctly different films from 14 first-time directors. 

Pixar Headline News

Pixar Co-Founder Ed Catmull Retiring After 40 Years

Catmull transitioning to an advisory role to end in summer 2019; Pixar president Jim Morris and Walt Disney Animation Studios president Andrew Millstein to continue in Catmull’s place.

Disney Headline News

Disney Developing Digital Docuseries, ‘Ink & Paint’

Disney’s Alternative Division to produce eight-episode documentary mini-series based on animation historian Mindy Johnson’s book, ‘Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney's Animation.’

Disney Headline News

Disney Animation Unveils Technological Innovations at SIGGRAPH 2018

Disney Animation to bring the world debut of its first-ever VR short, ‘Cycles,’ a behind-the-scenes look at ‘Ralph Breaks The Internet’ and share a complete data set from ‘Moana.’

Jennifer Lee Headline News

New Global Disney Project to Support 21 Young Women Making Inspirational Digital Shorts

Oscar-winning ‘Frozen’ writer-director Jennifer Lee is one of the talented women being featured in #DreamBigPrincess film series, part of UN Foundation Girl Up initiative.

FMX 2017 Headline News

Luc Besson’s ‘Valerian’ in the Spotlight at FMX 2017

Production sessions at Germany’s international conference on animation, visual effects, VR, games and transmedia also to include ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ and Kraftwerk 3D.

Festivals Headline News

Ireland’s Animation Dingle Festival Kicks off March 24

Speakers at Animation Dingle’s fifth edition include ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ director Dean DeBlois, Cartoon Saloon’s Nora Twomey, former Nickelodeon exec Russel Hicks, Brown Bag Films’ Bronagh O’Hanlon and Darragh O'Connell, Lupus Films’ Camilla Deakin, Amazon Studios’ Tara Sorensen, and more.

FMX Headline News

FMX 2017 to Host Academy Award Winners and Nominees

Academy Award-winning short film ‘Piper,’ Oscar-nominated ‘Pear Cider and Cigarettes,’ Theodore Ushev’s ‘Blind Vaysha,’ and more to be spotlighted at FMX 2017.

Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

In the Running: An Independent Look at the Oscar Nominees for Best Animated Feature

AWN’s Chris Robinson suits up to present his arguments for and against a range of conceptually and aesthetically formidable contenders for best animated feature at the 89th Academy Awards.

Awards Headline News

MPSE Presents 64th Annual Golden Reel Awards

Disney’s ‘Moana’ wins award for Best Sound & Music Editing in an animated feature film; Nickelodeon holiday special ‘Albert’ wins Best Sound & Music Editing in the TV animation category.

Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

2017 Oscar Voting Guide: Animation & VFX Contenders Vying for Academy Awards

With voting for the 89th Academy Awards closing on Tuesday, take a final look at AWN’s coverage of the contenders for Feature Animation, Short Animation and Visual Effects.

Disney ANIMATIONWorld

‘How Far I’ll Go’: The Incredible Journey Behind Disney’s ‘Moana’

‘Moana’ producer Osnat Shurer details the meticulous process of bringing Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Oscar-nominated Polynesian adventure to the big screen.

Awards Headline News

Kobe Bryant to Lead Slate of Presenters for 44th Annie Awards

Slate of presenters includes animator and film director Patrick Osborne, ‘Moana’ voice actor Auli’l Cravalho; animator, author and illustrator Glen Keane, directors Travis Knight (‘Kubo and the Two Strings’) and Michael Dudok de Wit (‘The Red Turtle’), and more.

Awards Headline News

Nominees Announced for 64th MPSE Golden Reel Awards

Nominees in the feature animation category are Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory,’ LAIKA’s ‘Kubo And The Two Strings,’ Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Moana’ and ‘Zootopia,’ and Netflix’s ‘The Little Prince.’

Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

89th Academy Awards: The Oscar Nominees React

Contenders in the animated feature, animated short and visual effects categories share their initial reactions to their nominations for Oscar gold.

Awards Headline News

Nominations Announced for 89th Academy Awards

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 6:42am

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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