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Clifford Top Dog In Daytime Emmy Race

CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG was the big winner again of four nominations, topping all other animated shows, at The 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Award nominations announced on March 12, 2003. Almost exactly a year ago, on March 13, 2003, CLIFFORD led the animation pack with five noms. The PBS series is produced by Scholastic Productions and Mike Young Productions. Close behind was Nicks DORA THE EXPLORER, nabbing three nominations, including one for Outstanding Children's Animated Program.

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Ice Age, Spirit, Lilo & Thornberrys Take Two Golden Reel Nods

ICE AGE, LILO AND STITCH, THE WILD THORNBERRYS MOVIE and SPIRIT: STALLION OF THE CIMARRON received nominations in both best sound editing and music in animated features from the Motion Picture Sound Editors, which will present its Golden Reel Awards at the Century Plaza Hotel March 22 during the group's 50th annual awards banquet. TV series CSI, FASTLANE, JOHN DOE and SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS took two noms each as well.

And the nominees are

Best Sound Editing In Domestic Features: Sound Effects/Foley

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A Tribute to Industrial Light + Magic and Skywalker Sound

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, February 6, 2003 at 11:00am
Begins: February 6, 2003

When the original STAR WARS exploded across movie screens in 1977, audiences were dazzled as never before by some of the most astounding visual and sound effects in cinema history: the iridescent glow and sudden zzzap! of Luke Skywalker's lightsaber, the adrenaline-stoked dogfights in space, the sound and fury of the Death Star's destruction.

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SF Siggraph Event: Good Old-Fashioned Sound Design in a New-Fangled Digital Era.

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, January 28, 2003 at 11:00am
Begins: January 28, 2003

"Good Old-Fashioned Sound Design in a New-Fangled Digital Era."

Gary Rydstrom, Director of Creative Operations at Skywalker Sound and 7-time Academy Award winning Sound Design artist is the featured speaker at the upcoming January 28th SIGGRAPH event.

Sound Tools and Techniques in today's entertainment industries, will be the subject of this special event to be hosted by Ex'Pression Center for New Media in Emeryville, CA.

PRESENTED BY:San Francisco SIGGRAPH Professional Chapter (

DATE and TIME:Tuesday, January 28, 2003

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MPSE Golden Reels Awarded For Sound Editing

The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) organization held their 49th MPSE Golden Reel Awards banquet on Saturday, March 23, 2002 at the Century Plaza Hotel in Century City, California. The Golden Reel Awards acknowledge the year's best work in the various areas of sound editing. Winning the award for Best Sound Editing - Music, Television Animated Series was Michael Geisler and BadaBing BadaBoom Productions, Inc. for their work on THE CRAMP TWINS, a Sunbow Entertainment/TV-Loonland and Cartoon Network UK co-production.

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Fluid Launches Sound Design Division

New York-based design and visual effects company Fluid has launched a sound design division and added sound designer Fred Szymanski to their team. Szymanski has created sound design and special sound effects for a variety of film and television projects and music videos. He will be creating sound design for commercials exclusively through Fluid. Szymanski and Fluid recently completed sound design and sound enhancement for a series of spots for 6 new Xbox games for McCann/NY client Microsoft.

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The 22nd Annual International Monitor Awards

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, July 21, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: July 21, 2001

The 22nd Annual International Monitor Awards were established by the Association of Imaging Technology and Sound to showcase the best in electronic production, post-production and digital media. The nine craft areas are editor, visual effects, graphic design, 3D animation, color correction, sound design, audio mixing, original scoring and best achievement. The event accepts entries from film, television, shorts, PSAs, music videos and interactive media.

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Inkwell Images Uncovers Rare Sound Fleischer Toons

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, February 21, 2001 at 12:00am

Inkwell Images has purchased the only existing picture and sound negatives to a series of early Max Fleischer Bouncing Ball SONG CARTUNES. Inkwell purchased the prints from New York-based Movietronics film library. One title, MY OLD KENTUCKY HOME is one of the earliest attempts at animating dialog, as a black dog character mouths, "Follow the ball and join in, everybody!" Produced in 1924, they feature synchronized sound and are part of the Library of Congress' archives, however their prints are without soundtracks.

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Learn More About Putting Your Voice On The Web

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, February 15, 2001 at 12:00am

* Wednesday, February 28, 2001. North Hollywood, California, U.S.A.

The Webisode Academy is holding a voice and sound capture workshop. Attendees will go to an actual sound studio and record their voices. A discussion will follow about the uses of voice capture on the Web. For more information on the workshop: E-mail:


The Influence of Sound/Music on the Image

Just as different techniques create different images, different sounds alter the perception of all images and films. Bbel Neubauer and William Moritz investigate and even provide moving examples. This article includes QuickTime Movie clips created exclusively for Animation World Magazine!

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Emmy Awards are announced

The 26th annual Daytime Emmy Awards were announced on May 21st at NewYork's Madison Square Garden Theatre. ARTHUR won Outstanding Children'sAnimated Program; Rob Paulsen, the voice of "Pinky" on STEVEN SPIELBERGPRESENTS: PINKY AND THE BRAIN, won for Outstanding Performer in an AnimatedSeries; PINKY AND THE BRAIN won for Outstanding Special Class/AnimatedProgram; VOLTRON won for Outstanding Sound Editing; THE NEW BATMAN/SUPERMANADVENTURES won for Outstanding Sound Mixing - Special Class; STEVEN