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"Brave" Wins Best Animated Feature Oscar, "Paperman" Wins Best Animated Short

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The Walt Disney Company won big in the animated sector of the 55th Academy Awards, with Disney/Pixar’s Brave taking the Best Animated Feature Academy Award and Disney’s short “Paperman” winning the Best Animated Short Oscar. Co-directors Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman accepted the award for Brave, marking the first Oscar win for each and the […]

"Wreck-It Ralph" Wins Annie Awards for Best Animated Feature, Best Director

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The 40th Annual Annie Awards were given out this past Saturday, with Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph winning the Best Animated Feature award and its director Rich Moore winning the award for Directing in an Animated Feature Production. Other winners include Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem in the Best Animated Special Production category, Disney’s “Paperman” for […]

Disney Showcases Oscar-nominated Short "Paperman" Online

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Walt Disney Animation Studios has uploaded director John Kahrs’ animated short Paperman onto Youtube. The short is noted for utilizing a new technology called “Meander” that Disney created in-house, which renders the characters and backgrounds digitally and layers hand-drawn art over those shapes to create 2D animation with a unique appearance of depth. Paperman was […]

10 Animated Shorts Eligible for 2012 Academy Awards

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The Hollywood Reporter has listed the 10 animated short films eligible for nomination in this year’s Best Animated Short Film category: “Adam and Dog,” Minkyu Lee, director (Lodge Films) “Combustible,” Katsuhiro Otomo, director (Sunrise Inc.) “Dripped,” Leo Verrier, director (ChezEddy) “The Eagleman Stag,” Mikey Please, director, and Benedict Please, music scores and sound design (Royal […]

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