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10 Animated Short Films Advance in 2015 Oscar Race | TRAILERS

10 Animated Short Films Advance in 2015 Oscar Race | TRAILERS

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 88th Academy Awards®. Sixty pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: “Bear Story (Historia De Un Oso),” Gabriel Osorio, director, and Pato Escala, producer (Punkrobot Animation Studio) “Carface (Autos Portraits),” Claude Cloutier, director (National Film Board of […]

Winners of 2015 Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, “Adama” wins Best of Fest Award

Winners of 2015 Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, “Adama” wins Best of Fest Award

The French film Adama, directed by Simon Rouby, is the winner of the Best of Fest Award at the 2015 Chicago International Children’s Film Festival. Adama also won The Liv Ullmann Peace Prize, and the Adult Jury Prize—Animated Feature Film. As twelve-year-old Adama is about to experience his boyhood rite of passage, he and his brother’s lives are changed forever. Adama lives in a remote African village, but his older teenaged brother Samba gets lured […]