The Boxtrolls, How to Train Your Dragon 2 Dominate 2015 Annie Noms

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LAIKA, Dreamworks, and an animation feature from Ireland dominate the 42nd Annie nominations.

10 Animated Shorts for the 2015 Oscars

For a second year in a row, the Academy prefers mostly feel good films to animation's edgy alternatives.

20 Animated Features for the 2015 Oscars

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20 animated features have been submitted for consideration at this year's Academy Awards, both big studio and independent entries. See the list.

Miyazaki to Receive Academy Governor's Award

The Japanese Oscar-winning filmmaker will receive an Honorary Award by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences in November.

Rocks In My Pockets Wins the FIPRESCI Award at Karlovy Vary

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 Signe Baumane's animated feature also won the Ecumenical Jury prize (special mention) at the Czech festival.

Boles, Kiki of Montparnesse, Mr. Hublot in the Cartoon D'Or Finalists

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The 5 finalists for  the Cartoon D'Or award (Best European short animated film) have been announced.

In Animation, the Academy Remains US-Studio Dominated

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271 artists were invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. In the animation department, though, this invitation favors predominantly the established US animation studios.

Owned Wins Gold Medal at 2014 Student Academy Awards

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The short animation Owned by  Daniel Clark and Wesley Tippetts, (Brigham Young University, Utah) won the Gold Medal at the Student Academy Awards. See all animation winners.

Animation Finalists at the 2014 Student Academy Awards

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The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences revealed its nominees for the 2014 Student Academy Awards. View the animation nominees.


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