A South American film won the animated short for the first-time ever, and a woman won the visual effects category for only the second time.
Award Season Focus
Acting instructor Ed Hooks explores the animated performances of this year’s five feature animation nominees.
It’s Oscar season, a.k.a. the time of year when everyone insults animation.
Tonight in London, Pete Docter continued making the rounds to pick up every possible animation-related award for his smash hit “Inside Out.”
Watch Konstantin Bronzit’s film, which also won the top prize at Annecy last year.
At one point during tonight’s Annie Awards ceremony, after Pixar had won its umpteenth award, SpongeBob voice actor Tom Kenny asked the audience, “When are we going to start calling these awards The Pixies?”
Starting at 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern, we’re liveblogging the biggest night in American animation.
Three French features and four shorts were nominated for César awards this year.
The Walt Disney Company has now won 16 consecutive animation awards at the VES Awards.
Takahata claims he’s “too busy at work” to become a member of the organization that hands out the Oscars.
“Prologue,” he says, “is the only thing so far in my career that I’ve ever been really been pleased with.”
Low-budget features and South American contenders are competing alongside Pixar this year.
On the live-action vfx side, Star Wars: The Force Awakens leads the feature categories with seven nominations, while HBO’s Game of Thrones leads all projects with a total of nine nominations.
It is Pixar’s 7th Golden Globe win 10 years.
This year’s Sci-Tech Academy Awards remind us that technological innovation is a major part of animated filmmaking.
“Inside Out” scores a best screenplay nod, “Minions” gets its first major nomination, and animation legend Richard Williams is nominated in the shorts category.
Don Hertzfeldt comes out on top in a survey of international animation experts.
Our look at four animated features that could upset the Oscar race and sneak in as nominees.
The tenth time’s the charm for Blue Sky Studios.
The Academy expanded the field of visual effects contenders to 20 films this year.