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Short Films Headline News

WATCH: Trevor Jimenez’s Oscar-Shortlisted ‘Weekends’ Returns Online

Annie Award-nominated and Oscar-shortlisted short film produced as part of Pixar’s co-op program now available to watch online through January 7 as a Short of the Week.

Short Films Headline News

WATCH: Louise Bagnall’s Oscar-Shortlisted ‘Late Afternoon’ Now Available Online

Oscar-shortlisted short film produced by Cartoon Saloon uses hand-drawn digital animation to poignantly explore the internal landscape of a woman with memory loss.

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91st Oscars: 10 Animated Short Films Contend for Nominations

With eight of the 10 shortlisted films available to watch online, take a closer look at this year’s contenders for an Academy Award nomination for best animated short film.

Dreamworks Animation Headline News

WATCH: DreamWorks Animation Releases ‘Bird Karma,’ ‘Bilby’ Shorts Online

The first two projects to emerge from DWA’s shorts program, Oscar-shortlisted films showcase the breadth and depth of talent and technology the studio wields.

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WATCH: Oscar-Shortlisted Stop-Motion Short ‘Lost & Found’ Now Available Online

A bumbling knitted dinosaur must completely unravel itself to save the love of its life in the award-winning short film directed by Andrew Goldsmith and Bradley Slabe.

Oscars Headline News

Academy Announces Shortlists in Nine Categories for 91st Oscars

With 10 films each remaining in the running in the Visual Effects and Animated Short Film categories, voting for Oscar nominations closes January 14.

Sci-Tech Awards Headline News

9 Scientific & Technical Achievements to be Honored at Academy Sci-Tech Awards

Curtis Clark to receive John A. Bonner Award at the Academy’s annual Scientific and Technical Awards presentation on Saturday, February 9.

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Nick Park Stays True to His Early Style in ‘Early Man’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 10:54am

Four-time Oscar winner maximizes more organic, stone-age look with targeted CG and no 3D printing on Aardman Animations’ Annie Award-nominated stop-motion feature.

Google Spotlight Stories ANIMATIONWorld

Google Spotlight Stories and Chromosphere Raise the Bar for ‘Age of Sail’

Technical art leads Cassidy Curtis and Theresa Latzko keep things shipshape in their quest to take the cinematic VR Short by Oscar-winning director John Kahrs onto the high seas.

Academy Awards Headline News

91st Academy Awards: 20 Contenders Advance in VFX Oscar Race

From Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ to Universal’s ‘Welcome to Marwen,’ 20 spectacular contenders vie for nominations at the 91st Academy Awards. 

Google Spotlight Stories ANIMATIONWorld

John Kahrs Enters the ‘Age of Sail’ with Cinematic New VR Short

Taking virtual reality onto the high seas, Oscar-winning director of Disney’s ‘Paperman’ delves into the making of Google Spotlight Stories’ longest, most visually complex virtual reality experience to date.

Oscars Headline News

For Your Consideration: 25 Animated Features Submitted for 91st Academy Awards

A wide range of styles, techniques and subjects comprise this year’s submissions for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category.

Oscars Headline News

Academy Consolidating Oscar Shortlist Procedure

Shortlist voting in nine categories including animated short films and visual effects to take place during the first two weeks of December; announcement to be made on Monday, December 17.

Animated TV Special Headline News

Sir Lenny Henry Joins ‘The Gruffalo’ Creators’ Animated Christmas Special, ‘Zog’

Oscar-nominated Max Lang and Daniel Snaddon to direct from book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler about a mischievous, accident-prone dragon.

Oscars Headline News

Academy Unveils Finalists for 2018 Student Academy Awards

Four international and seven U.S.-made animated short films named finalists for the 2018 Student Academy Awards.

Technology Headline News

AMPAS, Linux Foundation Launch Academy Software Foundation

Founding members include Animal Logic, Autodesk, Blue Sky Studios, Cisco, DNEG, DreamWorks Animation, Epic Games, Foundry, Google Cloud, Intel, SideFX, The Walt Disney Studios and Weta Digital.

The Oscars Headline News

Industry Anger Grows Over Proposed Oscar Telecast Changes

By Dan Sarto | Friday, August 10, 2018 at 12:35pm

Formal VES statement mirrors sentiment of many artists unhappy with decision to cut categories from live Academy Awards broadcast.

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