This week, we spotlight five directors competing in the Oscars’ relatively unsung animated shorts category.
The platform also features the ten Oscar-shortlisted shorts. Best of all: it’s free (for those in the industry).
Ten films were shortlisted in the short and vfx Academy Award categories.
If nominated for an Oscar, “Umbrella” will become the first Brazilian film to reach that stage in the animated short category.
Animated shorts that Academy voters should take some time to consider.
And do it soon — these films won’t all remain online for long.
Reviews, interviews, trailer breakdowns, exclusive artwork: we’ve given a lot of airtime to these films over the past year.
There’s much, much more to this year’s race than “Soul” and “Wolfwalkers.”
Oscar hopefuls shared some fascinating angles on behind-the-scenes crew diversity in a new roundtable.
This year may just have set a new record for the number of animated shorts qualified for an Oscar.
No animated feature is ever a true frontrunner for the Oscar unless it is a Disney Company production, but critics’ groups are making their case for Apple TV+’s “Wolfwalkers.”
At Montreal’s Les Sommets festival last week, two veteran managers of awards campaigns spoke about their work. Here are our key takeaways.
We consider some films very likely to be competing for an Oscar, from Pixar’s latest to an indie film made for $80.
Once again, the animation and vfx branches are disproportionately male.
Dates also have shifted for the Academy Awards eligibility period, submission deadlines and the opening of the Academy’s new museum.
Until theaters reopen, films that are launching on streaming or VOD services will still qualify for the Oscars.
“The best visual effects in the world will not compensate for a story told badly,” said the Visual Effects Society in a statement.
Disney wins for the 11th time in 13 years.
The duo behind “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” and “The Lego Movie” are BIG fans of Clapin’s film.
We speak to the directors behind “Daughter,” “Memorable,” “Kitbull,” “Sister,” and “Hair Love.”