After this year’s Oscar debacle, Lord and Miller are asking for “a respected filmmaker to present the award and frame animation as cinema.”
The global animation community wasted no time in adapting the “greatest night in the history of television.”
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.
The perfect response to yesterday’s events.
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?
Jansen’s masterful integration of archival footage, audio recording, and animation was key to the success of three-time Oscar-nominated “Flee.”
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.
The Academy’s decision to eliminate the live presentation of eight categories from its telecast may have not been entirely its own choice.
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.
Everyone expected “Encanto” to get an original song nomination – but no one thought it would be this song.
This year’s animated feature nominees were predictable. The short ones certainly weren’t.
We asked the directors of this year’s 15 shortlisted shorts about how they would improve animated short distribution and viewing.
We asked the directors of this year’s 15 shortlisted shorts how they came up with their styles and techniques.
With subtle colors and rich imagery, the film tells a tale of love and separation in the wake of the Vietnam War.
We asked the directors of this year’s 15 shortlisted shorts how they developed their narratives.
Key contenders that made the short shortlist include “Affairs of the Art,” “Robin Robin,” “Souvenir Souvenir,” and “Windshield Wiper.”