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Canadian animated short ’Fox and the Whale’ among 10 films in Oscar race

Canadian animated short ’Fox and the Whale’ among 10 films in Oscar race TORONTO —ASF animation news updates A self-financed animated short by Toronto-based Robin Joseph, which takes inspiration from the landscape of Salt Spring Island, B.C., is one step closer to an Oscar nomination. Joseph’s “Fox and the Whale” is among 10 short animated …

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The Academy Makes Two Anime Films Eligible For Best Feature

 The Academy Makes Two Anime Films Eligible For Best Feature By Nick Valdez – December 19, 2017 As the year comes to a close, feature films are what is officially known as “Oscar season.” This season notes that films are attempting to qualify for illustrious awards and praise. But as competitive as the Academy Awards …

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ADG Awards: Art Directors Guild

ADG Awards: Art Directors Guild Draws Up New Category For Animated Feature Production Design The Art Directors Guild has penciled in a new category f[purchase_link id=”439″ style=”button” color=”gray” text=”Preston Blair E-Book”]or its 22nd annual trophy show. Coming to the ADG Awards stage in January for the first time will be a category for Excellence in …

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’19th Annual Animation Show of Shows’: Film Review

’19th Annual Animation Show of Shows’: Film Review   1:46 PM PST 12/29/2017 by John DeFore An exceptional program that starts off strong and only gets better as it goes, the 19th Annual Animation Show of Shows overflows with charm while containing more provocative observations about the nature of existence than most prestige feature films …

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’19th Annual Animation Show of Shows’: Film Review

’19th Annual Animation Show of Shows’: Film Review 1:46 PM PST 12/29/2017 by John DeFore An exceptional program that starts off strong and only gets better as it goes, the 19th Annual Animation Show of Shows overflows with charm while containing more provocative observations about the nature of existence than most prestige feature films do. …

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How the ‘Loving Vincent’ Animated Van Gogh Experiment

How the ‘Loving Vincent’ Animated Van Gogh Experiment “Loving Vincent” “Loving Vincent” has become the surprise animated indie hit of the season, reaching $20 million worldwide at the box office and grabbing a Golden Globe nomination. An Oscar nom could follow as a result of its innovative experiment in hand-animating 65,000 frames of oil paintings, …

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The Animated Films That Shined in 2017

The Animated Films That Shined in 2017 While it may not have been a year abundant with great animated features, 2017 was a year which contributed entertainment, heart, and innovation to the medium through a few special films.Every year, the world of animation continues to find new and innovative ways to utilize the medium. Free …

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