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Academy Releases the Nominee Short List for Qualified Animated Shorts

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards. Sixty-three pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: Cradle, Devon Manney, director (University of […]

Annie Award Nominations Announced

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 45th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. For a complete list of nominations, please visit www.annieawards.org/nominees. This year’s Best Animated Feature nominations include: Captain Underpants (DreamWorks Animation), Cars 3 (Pixar Animation Studios), Coco (Pixar Animation Studios), Despicable Me […]

Baxter, Hillenberg, Tilby and Forbis win McCay Award for Lifetime Achievement

ASIFA-Hollywood has announced this year’s slate of recipients for its Juried Awards honoring career achievement and exceptional contributions to animation. The Juried award recipients will be honored at the 45th Annie Awards set for Saturday, February 3, 2018 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The Winsor McCay Award for career contributions to the art of animation are […]

Women In Animation Awards Two Recipients with Craig Scholarships

Women in Animation (WIA) is pleased to announce Heather Forlong and Esther Tejano as the recipients of 2017 Phyllis Craig Scholarships. Established in 1997 to honor the legacy of WIA founding member Phyllis Craig, this is the first time this annual scholarship has been awarded to two student artists in a single academic year. “I […]

26 Animated Features Submitted For The 2017 Oscar Race

Just announced this morning, the twenty-six features that have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 90th Academy Awards. The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are: “The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales” “Birdboy: The Forgotten Children” “The Boss Baby” “The Breadwinner” “Captain Underpants The First Epic Movie” “Cars […]

Annie Awards “Call For Entries” Begins August 14th

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 45th Annual Annie Awards to begin on Monday, August 14th. Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the Annie Awards™ will be presented in nine Production categories (Best Feature, Broadcast Production, Short Film, etc.) and 22 Achievement categories (Best Animation, Direction, […]