Oscar-winning ‘The Lost Thing’ director Andrew Ruhemann and producer David Park talk about their soulful animated short, in which a young boy finds an unusual way to win the heart of his crush.
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In animation, ‘Boom’ takes Gold, with ‘Diplomatie de l’Éclipse,’ and ‘Mum’s Spaghetti, earning Silver and Bronze respectively; winning films now eligible for 2023 Oscars.
‘Boom,’ ‘Diplomatie de l’Éclipse,’ and ‘Mum’s Spaghetti’ honored in animation; all winning films now eligible for 2023 Oscars.
The 43rd edition of the festival, taking place February 23 to March 3, 2024 in Brussels, will showcase the genre of science fiction and highlight Hungary’s bustling film industry; film submissions will be accepted until October 2, 2023.
The Oscar qualifying event returns to Espinho, November 13-19 to promote animation and its creators with a commitment to educating professionals and the public.
Short Film and Feature Animation branch set to add 37 new members, with 26 asked to join the Visual Effects branch.
Liam LoPinto’s ‘The Old Young Crow’ snags Best of the Festival Award; ‘Way Better,’ by Skirmanta Jakaitė, takes Best Animated Short.
The Annie Award-winning and Oscar-nominated short by João Gonzalez took top honors in multiple categories in both the Portuguese and International short film competitions, including the Monstrinha Inatel Grand Prix and audience awards.
A gathering of the international animation scene since 1982, the festival returns to Stuttgart, celebrating 30 years.
The two hit films cap their awards season dominance with wins for Best Animated Feature and Best Visual Effects, respectively, on a night that also saw ‘The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse’ win for Best Animated Short Film and ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ snag four Oscars, including Best Cinematography and Best Production Design.
Filmmaker Lachlan Pendragon talks about his extremely meta Oscar-nominated short film, ‘An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It.’
'All Quiet on the Western Front,' 'Avatar: The Way of Water,' 'The Batman,' 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,' and 'Top Gun: Maverick' vie for this year’s Best Visual Effects Oscar.
AWN’s long-time resident provocateur, Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson, gets the directors behind this year’s Best Animated Short nominees - ‘The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse,’ ‘The Flying Sailor,’ ‘Ice Merchants,’ ‘My Year of Dicks,’ and ‘An Ostrich Told Me the World is Fake and I Think I Believe It’ - to share their insightful answers to his anything but standard - and a bit inane - questions.
Join the free February 28 online discussion with the directors of ‘My Year of Dicks,’ ‘The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse,’ ‘The Flying Sailor,’ ‘Ice Merchants’ and ‘An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It;’ watch the nominated shorts on the Animation Showcase.
Join the free March 1 online discussion with the directors of ‘Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio,’ ‘Marcel the Shell with Shoes On,’ ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish,’ ‘The Sea Beast,’ and ‘Turning Red.’
19 individuals to be awarded at upcoming February 24, 2023 ceremony at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures; Iain Neil will receive the Gordon E. Sawyer Award for extraordinary technological contributions.
Oscar nominees named this morning for Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short share their reactions.
No real surprises, at least in the animation-related categories, with ‘Avatar: The Way of Water,’ ‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio,’ ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish,’ ‘The Sea Beast,’ and ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ among the best animated feature and best visual effects nominees for this year’s 95th Oscars, coming March 12.
The platform has just setup free viewing of 15 films vying for ‘Best Animation Short’ nominations through January 24, alongside A24’s ‘Marcel the Shell With Shoes On’ and bonus material for ‘Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio,’ ‘Wendell & Wild,’ ‘The Bad Guys,’ and ‘Turning Red.’
The filmmaker discusses how he funded his animation team for ‘It’s Nice in Here,’ the key to his captivating storytelling, and what it’s like to work in the industry in the Netherlands.
Spencer Susser’s stop-motion short, featuring the voice talents of Taika Waititi, Ricky Gervais, and Zac Efron, features a compelling and relatable bunny who delivers a genuinely impactful performance, part of the Humane Society International’s global campaign to ban animal testing for cosmetics.
VFX category narrowed down to 10 films, while animated short category narrowed to 15; voting for nominations runs next month, January 12-17, with nomination announcements set for January 24.
Members will vote to determine five nominees for best animated feature film award at the 95th Academy Awards; films also qualify for other categories including best picture.