Academy Awards

An anonymous Oscar voter revealed that he voted for his favorite films in the animation short category, because he was looking for happiness. Here are some fine animated shorts to corroborate this "animation is happiness" opinion.

Check out all animation nominees for this year's Academy Awards.

Daughter by Daria Kashcheeva, He Can't Live Without Cosmos in the Oscars shortlist. Find them all.

Another surge of new members invited to The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in order to enrich diversity and representation.

Only two films from Europe, 4 non-US films overall in the shortlist for the 91st Academy Awards.

8 US entries in both short and feature animation categories.

Ruben Brandt, Collector,  Have A Nice Day among the entries.

Ann Marie Fleming, Lei Lei,  Michèle Cournoyer, also invited to join the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and vote at the upcoming Oscar awards.

Some things change, but can also change for the worse. Vassilis Kroustallis reflects on the animation categories of the 90th Academy Awards.

2 European feature films and 3 European animation shorts in the nominees of the 90th Academy Awards.

The Bucheon International Animation Festival in Korea will have its winner film eligible to participate at the Best Animation Short competition.

 The 2017 Oscar award race for short animation films has a definite pattern - and cements a recent trend in animation preferences.

Negative Space, In A Heartbeat, Garden party and Revolting Rhymes among the selected animation shorts.

Academy Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences voting member Panagiotis Rappas talks to Zippy Frames.

In a provocative article published in The Hollywood Reporter, critic Scott Feinberg proposes elimination of the animation shorts category from the Oscar awards broadcasting, because it's not popular enough.


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