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.
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