Tag Archives: Modern animation in the United States

“Toy Story 3” tussles with “Tangled,” “Dragon” and more for Oscar glory – FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It’s a tough year to be an animated feature with Oscar aspirations. Because only 15 films were submitted for consideration this year, there will be three nominations in the Animated Feature category as opposed to the five that were available last year. This isn’t unusual. In[...]

Academy changes Visual Effects category from three to five nominees

HollywoodNews.com: The governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences finalized the rules for the 83rd Academy Awards at its most recent meeting (June 22). The most significant change is in the Visual Effects category, which will now feature five nominees rather than three. Since 1963, when the[...]