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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.’

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Moana’ Sails Home on Digital HD February 21 and Blu-ray March 7

Continue the journey of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ epic comedy-adventure with hours of fun-filled extras showcasing an all-new mini-movie, the charismatic cast, famed filmmakers, dynamic musical team, the beautiful people and cultures of the Pacific Islands, a deleted song, deleted scenes, and more.

Awards Headline News

Nominations Announced for 53rd CAS Awards

Animated contenders for the Cinema Audio Society’s 53rd Annual CAS Awards for outstanding achievement in sound mixing are ‘Finding Dory, ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ and ‘Zootopia.

Disney Headline News

Sing-Along Version of Disney’s ‘Moana’ Sails into Theaters January 27

All-new sing-along version of 'Moana' launching at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre on January 20, and in more than 2,000 theaters nationwide on January 27.

Awards Headline News

2017 BAFTA Nominations Announced

Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory,’ LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ and Disney’s ‘Moana’ and ‘Zootropolis’ (‘Zootopia’) receive nominations for best animated feature; British short animation nominees are ‘The Alan Dimension,’ ‘A Love Story’ and ‘Tough.’

Walt Disney Animation Studios ANIMATIONWorld

LOOK: ‘The Art of Moana’ Delves Behind the Scenes of Disney’s Latest Animated Feature

imagery from ‘The Art of Moana’ book includes work from concept and character artists including Man Arenas, James Finch, Ian Gooding, Leighton Hickman, Mehrdad Isvandi, Jin Kim, Ryan Lang, Annette Marnat, Kevin Nelson and Bill Schwab.

Walt Disney Animation Studios ANIMATIONWorld

Leo Matsuda’s ‘Inner Workings’ Finds Balance Between Work and Play

Disney’s latest short film uses in-house interpolation software Meander to combine traditional hand-drawn 2D animation with CG technology for a delightful look at the “inner workings” of the typical office staffer.

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