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VES Sponsors International Restoration Project of ‘The Méliès Collection’

Lobster Films leads joint project to reconstruct and restore pioneering French auteur’s short films to their original beauty, to be shown in festivals and events worldwide.

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Disney Animation Archive Founder Dave Smith Passes at 78

Named a Disney Legend in 2007, chief archivist dedicated his four-decade career at the studio to preserving Disney’s precious treasures from film, television, theme parks and beyond.

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‘Cinderella,’ ‘Jurassic Park,’ ‘Hair Piece’ Added to National Film Registry

Disney’s ‘Cinderella,’ Steven Spielberg’s ‘Jurassic Park,’ and the independent experimental animated short film ‘Hair Piece: A Film for Nappy-Headed People’ among 25 films that will be preserved by the Library of Congress.

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SMPTE Hollywood Section, VES to Explore Restoration & Preservation at Joint July Meeting

Events includes presentations from restoration and preservation experts from Fotokem, MTI Film, Roundabout Entertainment, Sony Pictures Entertainment, The Walt Disney Studios and the UCLA Film and Television Archive.

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Center for Visual Music Restores Oskar Fischinger Work for DVD

Release makes available classic and rare films by the ‘Father of Visual Music’ and the great-grandfather of motion graphics.

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U.S. Film Registry adds ‘Dumbo,’ ‘Lusitania’

Classic Disney feature and Winsor McCay-animated short on list that also includes ‘The Goonies,’ ‘Superman’ and ‘Titanic.’

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16 Thought-Provoking Short Films: The 19th Annual Animation Show of Shows Returns to Theaters

New program of 16 internationally acclaimed animated short films from eight countries includes Niki Lindroth von Bahr’s stop-motion musical ‘The Burden,’ David OReilly’s procedurally animated ‘Everything,’ and Georges Schwizgebel’s hand-painted deconstruction of The Battle of San Romano.

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Animation Show of Shows Unveils New Trailer for 19th Annual Edition

New program of 16 internationally acclaimed animated short films from eight countries includes Niki Lindroth von Bahr’s Annecy Grand Prix-winning ‘The Burden,’ David OReilly’s ‘Everything’ and Glen Keane’s interpretation of Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ poem.

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ASIFA-Hollywood to Give $160K to Animation-Based Programs & Events

Non-profit professional organization to divide funds between the Animation Aid Foundation, Animation Educators Forum, Animated Film Preservation Initiative and Open Source Software development.

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‘The Lion King,’ ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ Added to National Film Registry

1994 animated Disney feature and 1988 groundbreaking hybrid live-action/animation movie directed by Robert Zemeckis among 25 films to be preserved by the Library of Congress.

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ASIFA-Hollywood Donates $20K to Help Fund Academy’s Richard Williams Collection

Collection of art for Richard Williams’ ‘The Thief and the Cobbler’ covers the course of more than 20 years of work, consisting of thousands of hand-painted cels, pencil animation and watercolor backgrounds.

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Cinefamily Hosting Encore Presentation of ‘Belladonna of Sadness’

Encore presentation of the 4K restoration of the Japanese anime feature ‘Belladonna of Sadness,’ directed by Eiichi Yamamoto of ‘Astro Boy’ fame, runs September 16, 17 & 18.

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Richard Williams Presenting Restored Work Print of ‘The Thief and the Cobbler’ at MoMA

The Academy teams up with New York’s Museum of Modern Art to present a restoration of Richard Williams’s ‘The Thief and the Cobbler: A Moment in Time. 1992.’ with special appearances by the director and a discussion with animation historian John Canemaker.

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Animation Block Party 2016 Shorts Program Now Online

Short film program now online for independent animation festival’s 13th edition running July 28-31 at Rooftop Films and BAMcinématek in New York City.

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Submit Your Shorts to Animation Block Party 2016 by June 3!

Independent animation festival’s 13th edition to include a 30th anniversary screening of ‘The Transformers: The Movie’ in 35mm, a New York advertising showcase curated by J.J. Sedelmaier, and a Cartoon Restoration showcase with Jerry Beck and Tommy Stathes.

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Winsor McCay, George Pal & Walt Disney Shorts Named to 2015 National Film Registry

Library of Congress adds Winsor McCay’s ‘Dreams of a Rarebit Fiend,’ George Pal’s ‘John Henry and the Inky-Poo,’ and Walt Disney's ‘The Old Mill’ and ‘The Story of Menstruation’ to the National Film Registry.

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Cinelicious Completes 4K Restoration of ‘Belladonna of Sadness’

Cinelicious, SpectreVision and The Cinefamily in Los Angeles team to present a 4K restoration of the Japanese anime feature ‘Belladonna of Sadness,’ directed by Eiichi Yamamoto (‘Astro Boy’) and produced by Osamu Tezuka’s Mushi Productions.

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