This year's nominees for animated short film encompass a wide spectrum of techniques, from traditional hand-drawn figures to state-of-the-art computer animation. It's one of the most diverse slates…
Although they represent a wide range of visual styles and media, the 10 films shortlisted for the Oscar for animated short include a broad spectrum of European and Asian styles, as well as one…
Winning an Oscar for animated short -- or even earning a nomination -- can lead to a career in features.
This year, the nominees offer a more diverse array of frame-by-frame techniques than the features category, which is divided between stop-motion and CG films, all of them in 3D.
This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Oscar for animated short film: The first honoree was Walt Disney's Silly Symphony "Flowers and Trees," the first animated film made with the three-strip…
Although all five of this year's toon short nominees are primarily computer animated, the filmmakers each use the medium in distinctly imaginative and innovative ways.
Although its official name is JICA (short for "Jour-nees Internationales du Cinema d'Animation"), everyone in the animation community refers to its oldest and most prestigious festival as Annecy -…
Two of the noms share a comically macabre tone.