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Annie Awards Headline News

ASIFA-Hollywood Now Accepting Recommendations for Special Honorary Awards

Entries can now be submitted to suggest nominees for Winsor McCay Award, June Foray Award, Ub Iwerks Award, Special Achievement Award, and the Certificate of Merit at the upcoming 48th Annie Awards.

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Animal Logic Launches Australia-Based Screenplay Competition

Submissions will be accepted from September 1 – November 15; in addition to a cash prize, the winner will receive professional guidance from studio development and production executives.

diversity and inclusion Headline News

EU Report: Women Direct Only 22% of Feature Films

New study finds women still account for a minority of directing and screenwriting positions in feature films and TV.

Awards Headline News

Disney Channel’s ‘Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure’ Wins Three Daytime Emmys

‘Elena of Avalor,’ and ‘Disney Mickey Mouse’ bring home multiple awards at the virtual 47th annual Daytime Emmy Awards: Children’s, Lifestyle & Animation.

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2nd Free Online PreVIEW Session Set with Directors Kris Pearn and Jorge Gutierrez

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 10:34am

On July 11, the award-winning directors of ‘The Willoughbys’ and ‘The Book of Life’ will discuss each other’s approaches to developing and directing animated features.

Voice Acting Headline News

Watch an ‘Animation Under Lockdown’ Zoom Script Reading to Ease Your Stir-Crazy Day

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 2:47pm

Animation / comedy writing duo Greg Hahn and Alan Denton team up with voice over pros Colleen O’Shaughnessey, Mike Pollock, Cindy Robinson, and Pete Capella for a bit of lighthearted animated quarantine distraction.

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The Life of a Sibling That Never Was: Siqi Song’s ‘Sister’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 1:49pm

An intimate, sober and thoughtful animated short that imagines what a Chinese man’s family life might have been had his mother not been forced to terminate her second pregnancy.

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How ‘Klaus’ Uniquely Combines CG Lighting Techniques with Traditional 2D Animation

Production designers Szymon Biernacki and Marcin Jakubowski helped create an innovative, distinctive 2D aesthetic for Sergio Pablos’ delightful new Christmas film, now showing on Netflix.

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Sergio Pablos Talks His 2D Masterpiece, ‘Klaus’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, November 15, 2019 at 7:03am

Debuting today on Netflix, the ‘Despicable Me’ co-creator’s passion project, almost 10 years in the making, shows that with hard work, patience and a bit of new technology, 2D animated filmmaking is as compelling, and spellbinding, as ever.

Visual Effects Society Headline News

‘Game of Thrones’ Creators to be Honored at 17th VES Awards

Visual Effect Society names award-winning creators-executive producers-writers-directors David Benioff and D.B. Weiss recipients of the VES Creative Excellence Award.

Visual Effects Society Headline News

Visual Effects Society Names Jonathan Nolan Recipient of VES Visionary Award

Acclaimed writer-producer-director teamed with Cristopher Nolan on ‘The Dark Knight,’ ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ and ‘Interstellar,’ and is the co-creator of HBO’s ‘Westworld.’

Education Headline News

Columbia College Hollywood Launches New VFX B.F.A. Program

Program is the first in the country to include widely used Perception Neuron, Maker Bot, Formlab and Houdini 3D software technologies in its curriculum.

Awards Headline News

‘Hey Duggee’ Tops British Academy’s 2018 Children’s Awards with Three Wins

Nickelodeon’s ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ wins Children’s BAFTA for international animation; Amazon Studios’ ‘Tumble Leaf’ wins international preschool award.

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Nominees Announced for 2018 Emile Awards

‘Another Day of Life,’ ‘Captain Morten and the Spider Queen,’ ‘Funan,’ ‘Teheran Tabu’ and ‘The Breadwinner’ receive Emile Award nominations for best direction in a feature film.

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