A wide range of genres and styles show the breadth of the Oscar animated film category.
Five first-time feature filmmakers discovered they'd been nominated for a prestigious new Directors Guild of America award they didn't even know existed. "I was surprised," says "Son of Saul"…
After years of outstanding performances, Jennifer Jason Leigh has earned her first Oscar nomination, for her portrayal of Daisy Domergue, the female fugitive at the center of Quentin Tarantino's "The…
"Time is on your side," the Rolling Stones have long assured us, though the heavyweight roles nominated for 88th Academy Awards would sing a different tune. Time's tendency to force or impede…
The ever-evolving Annie Awards have undergone yet another change, taking the top animated feature prize and splitting it into two categories in order to give smaller independent features a chance to…
Studio Ghibli’s Isao Takahata on His Films, the Animation Industry and Long Friendship With Hayao Miyazaki
Though you'd be hard-pressed to get him to admit it, Japanese animator Isao Takahata is one of the most influential artists in the medium, alongside his longtime collaborator and Studio Ghibli…
Paris Barclay, now serving his second term as the president of the Directors Guild of America, has been very much at the front of the current push for diversity. "We are continuing to turn the heat…
Oscar-nominated animated short films showcase diverse media and approaches — from CG spectacles to hand-drawn sketches.
This year's batch of Oscar original song nominees represents quite the motley crew, with an operatic aria on one end of the spectrum and a bumping, post-coital soul track on the other.
From orchestral overtures to throbbing minimalism, Oscar original score contenders span the style spectrum.
The year's top industry award contenders — "Mad Max" and "The Revenant" — turned out strong Academy showings as well.