The three stop-motion productions swept every category in which they were represented at the Ibero-American awards ceremony.
Bestia, Steakhouse, and To the Last Drop featured among the winners at this year’s Stuttgart Festival.
Brazil, Chile, and Mexico lead the way with six nominations apiece.
After this year’s Oscar debacle, Lord and Miller are asking for “a respected filmmaker to present the award and frame animation as cinema.”
Alberto Mielgo’s acceptance speech was as problematic as the other issues of the evening. It denied animation history. It rejected what exists, has existed, and will continue to exist.
It was somehow fitting that in an evening absent of all decorum, the Academy found two different ways to trash the animation art form.
The Academy Awards have a long history of ignoring the greatest animated films and filmmakers. Here’s a survey of some classic snbs.
Awards season comes to a close this weekend with the Oscars, which makes it an ideal time to review some of our key coverage of this year’s Oscar-nominated features and shorts.
Cartoon Brew spoke with Dyakov about how he structured his short film, the differences between animating boxing and ballet, and why he chose to include a single word of dialogue in an otherwise silent film.
Who should win the Oscars for best animated feature and animated short? Who will win?
Two of the frontrunners in the Oscar race for best animated feature traded awards on Sunday evening.
Netflix won 20 of 31 categories.
The film was made during Chile’s recent social uprising. “We were making a short film about torture in the past, while this was happening again in our country,” says director Hugo Covarrubias.
Dune and Encanto led the pack with four awards apiece.
The Academy’s decision to eliminate the live presentation of eight categories from its telecast may have not been entirely its own choice.
Largely ignored in the U.S., “The Summit of the Gods” scaled the highest peak of France’s César Awards.
The decision to not present the animated short Oscar live sends “a message that some artistic endeavors are less valuable than others,” says The Animation Guild.
It’s one of eight awards that’s being given the boot.
The awards will be presented over six days in early April, with animation categories announced on April 6.
There’s a lot of happy animation folks this morning and we’re sharing their immediate reactions to being nominated for an Oscar.