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Ottawa Award Goes to MARY AND MAX

Animation Magazine reports that Ottawa International Animation Festival’s Grand Prize for Best Animated Feature was awarded to Adam Elliot’s poignant stop-motion feature MARY AND MAX.  Elliot’s film has been making the festival circuit this year, and Ottawa aside, has also won … Continue reading

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Cartoon D’Or Award for PLEASE SAY SOMETHING

Animation Magazine reports that David O’Reilly was awarded the Cartoon D’Or by the Cartoon Forum for his CG short PLEASE SAY SOMETHING.  The film consists of 23 episode, each 25 seconds long and documents the relationship between a mouse and … Continue reading

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Bangkok Honors International Animation

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bangkok International Animation Film Festival will be held on September 25 to 30 and will screen over 40 films and hold competitions for both feature and short animations.  Starting off the festivities is the Franco-Japanese … Continue reading

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Ottawa Announces Screening Lineup

According to AWN, Ottawa International Animation Festival has announced the line up for this year’s competition.  Ottawa awards animation excellence in many categories, feature film, experimental film, TV shows, narrative films, commercials, music videos, and student films.  There was an … Continue reading

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SIGGRAPH Loves French Roast

According to AWN, SIGGRAPH has announced the winners of the 2009 Computer Animation Festival.  Competition was stiff and since the SIGGRAPH Festival is pretty much the gateway to nominations for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film, everyone was vying for … Continue reading

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It’s a Draw at Annecy

Variety reports that both CORALINE and MARY AND MAX shared the top honors at this year’s Annecy Animated Film Festival.  It was interesting to see two stop motion films, but very dissimilar in style tie for Best Feature. “These two … Continue reading

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THE SPINE Premeires at Annecy

Chris Landreth, the mastermind behind the tragic and beautiful RYAN, is debuting his new short film THE SPINE.  AWN reports that, like RYAN, THE SPINE pushes the boundaries of computer animation into new and strange avenues.  THE SPINE brought together the same … Continue reading

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Ottawa Call for Entries

AWN reports that Ottawa International Animation  Festival is taking entires for their 2009 show.  Ottawa has been one of the premiere festivals for animation; independent, industry, and student.  And now Ottawa is adding another reason to enter, its free.  There … Continue reading

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