2017 Academy Award Animation Nominees

Here are the animation nominees for the 89th Academy Awards, airing Sunday, February 26, 2017.

Animated Feature Film
Kubo and the Two Strings
Moana
My Life as a Zucchini
The Red Turtle
Zootopia

Animated Short Film
Blind Vaysha
Borrowed Time
Pear Cider and Cigarettes
Pearl
Piper

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01/27/2017 | General | Comments Off on 2017 Academy Award Animation Nominees

‘Inside Out’ and ‘Bear Story’ Win Academy Awards

Congratulations to Inside Out (Pete Docter, Jonas Rivera) and Bear Story (Gabriel Osorio, Pato Escala), winners at the 88th Academy Awards.

For Best Animated Feature, the the nominees were: Anomalisa, Boy & The World, Inside Out, Shaun the Sheep Movie, and When Marnie Was There.

For Best Animated Short, the nominees were: Bear Story, Prologue, Sanjay’s Super Team, We Can’t Live Without Cosmos, and World of Tomorrow.

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02/28/2016 | Films | Comments Off on ‘Inside Out’ and ‘Bear Story’ Win Academy Awards

2016 Academy Award Animation Nominees

The nominees for the upcoming Oscars (Feb. 28) have been announced.

For Best Animated Feature, the nominees are: Anomalisa, Boy & The World, Inside Out, Shaun the Sheep Movie, and When Marnie Was There.

For Best Animated Short, the nominees are: Bear Story, Prologue, Sanjay’s Super Team, We Can’t Live Without Cosmos, and World of Tomorrow.

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01/14/2016 | General | Comments Off on 2016 Academy Award Animation Nominees

Short Film Spotlight: Head Over Heels

Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.

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2015 Academy Award Nominations for Animation

Here are the nominees for the 87th Academy Awards, airing February 22nd:

Best Animated Feature Film:
Big Hero 6
The Boxtrolls
How to Train Your Dragon 2
Song of the Sea
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

Best Animated Short Film: (Trailers after the page break)
The Bigger Picture
The Dam Keeper
Feast
Me and My Moulton
A Single Life

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01/15/2015 | Films | Comments Off on 2015 Academy Award Nominations for Animation

‘Brave’ and ‘Paperman’ Win Oscars

Congrats to the creators of Brave and Paperman, which won Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short at last night’s Oscar ceremony.

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02/25/2013 | Films | Comments Off on ‘Brave’ and ‘Paperman’ Win Oscars

Interview with John Kahrs, director of the Oscar nominated ‘Paperman’

Paperman is the animated short that ran in front of Wreck-It-Ralph and is now nominated for a Best Animated Short Oscar. Watch the telecast on February 24, 2013 to see if John takes home as Oscar.

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Short Film Spotlight: Adam and Dog

Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.

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Short Film Spotlight: Maggie Simpson in The Longest Daycare

Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.

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Short Film Spotlight: Disney’s Oscar nominated ‘Paperman’

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2013 Oscar Nominees for Animation

The nominees for the 85th Academy Awards were announced this morning. The broadcast will air live on February 24, 2013.

The nominees for Animated Feature Film are: Brave, Frankenweenie, ParaNorman, The Pirates! Band of Misfits, and Wreck-It Ralph.

The nominees for Animated Short Film are: Adam and Dog, Fresh Guacamole, Head Over Heels, Maggie Simpson in “The Longest Daycare,” and Paperman.

Check out the rest of the shorts after the break.

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01/10/2013 | Films, Trailers/Videos | Comments Off on 2013 Oscar Nominees for Animation

Ten Short Films Vie for Oscar Nonimation

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 84th Academy Awards. Forty-four pictures had originally qualified in the category.

The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title:

Dimanche/Sunday
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat
La Luna
Luminaris
Magic Piano
A Morning Stroll
Paths of Hate
Specky Four-Eyes
Wild Life

The Short Films and Feature Animation Branch Reviewing Committee viewed all the eligible entries for the preliminary round of voting in screenings held in New York and Los Angeles. Short Films and Feature Animation Branch members will now select three to five nominees from among the 10 titles on the shortlist.

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