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NFB Names Julie Roy Director General, Creation and Innovation

Celebrated National Film Board French Animation Studio executive producer, with more than 50 productions to her credit, brings experience and risk-taking to new post.

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Theodore Ushev: ‘The Physics of Sorrow,’ My Animated Time Capsule

In the first fully animated film using the encaustic, hot-wax painting technique, a rootless, melancholy man sifts through memories while struggling to locate home, family and self.  

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Films to Watch: Ottawa Animation Festival Competition Highlights

Many notable shorts and features standout in a competition artistic director Chris Robinson calls ‘weird, disorienting and divisive.’

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114 Animated Films Selected to Compete at BIAF 2019

Festival unveils its official short film selection that includes Oscar-nominated Theodore Ushev’s latest film, ‘The Physics of Sorry’ and fellow nominee Konstantin Bronzit’s ‘He Can’t Live Without Cosmos.’

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Theodore Ushev’s New Short ‘The Physics of Sorrow’ to Premiere at TIFF 2019

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 9:56am

Oscar-nominated director of ‘Blind Vaysha’ returns with harrowing tale animated using encaustic-painting technique; see the clip and breakdown of his exacting technique.

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Theodore Ushev Exhibits Mixed Reality Installation, ‘In a Mirror, Dimly’

Collaboration with Danish studio NVRMIND blends animation with virtual and mixed reality to immerse viewers inside the fantasies of the Oscar-nominated director of ‘Blind Vaysha.’

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WATCH: Theodore Ushev Talks Oscar-Nominated ‘Blind Vaysha’ at FMX 2017

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 7:00am

The veteran director and NFB filmmaker discusses story and design inspirations as well production and artistic challenges he faced during the making of his award-winning animated short film.

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SPARK CG Launching Canada 150: Indie Animation Special Series

Special series spotlighting Canadian animators with Robert Valley, Bruce Alcock, Danny Antonucci, Cordell Barker, Theodore Ushev and Janet Perlman runs July 8 through December 9 at Vancouver Film School.

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Four Visionary Animation Artists Take on Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’

Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to fund four Vivaldi-inspired original animation works by Theodore Ushev , Atsushi Wada, Priit and Olga Pärn, & Anna Budanova launches July 25th.

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Animators Unearthed - Bonobostudio

Every Monday, Chris Robinson serves up Animators Unearthed, a brief introduction to prominent and not-so-prominent indie animators. This week's focus is the influential Croatian company, Bonobostudio.

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Cheer and Loathing in animation: Episode XVIII - Quicker it Hits You

Every Friday Chris Robinson unleashes improvised and hastily scribbled cheer or loathing on the animation community to be digested, swallowed or... expelled. This week: part two of a very precious interview with 2017 Oscar nominee, Theodore Ushev.

Opinion ANIMATIONWorld

Cheer and Loathing in Animation: Episode XVII - My Son Cool

Every Friday Chris Robinson unleashes improvised and hastily scribbled cheer or loathing on the animation community to be digested, swallowed or... expelled. Today: Chris' son Harry celebrates his 11th birthday by discussing his favourite animation films. We sense conflict.

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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.

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Time Trapper: A Frank Look at the 2017 Short Animation Oscar Nominees

In which AWN’s Chris Robinson scrutinizes the Oscar-nominated animated short film contenders at the 89th Academy Awards, and reveals his pick for the gold statuette.

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The Past and Future Torment the Present in Theodore Ushev’s ‘Blind Vaysha’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 3, 2017 at 4:00pm

The acclaimed director’s Oscar-nominated short warns that humanity's constant fear of the future and obsession with the past imperils our ability to live in the present.

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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.

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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.’

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