An award is something given to a person, a group of people, or an organization to recognize their excellence in a certain field; a certificate of excellence. This is precisely what you will find here, with news and coverage around various domestic and global awards nights.

‘Inside Out’ wins Best Animated Feature at the Annie Awards 2016
3:00 pm PDT 08/02/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

And it is Inside Out for another accolade, as the Disney Pixar feature bagged the Best Animated Feature Award at the 43rd annual Annie Awards held on 6 February, 2016 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Out of the 36 categories, Inside Out emerged victorious in 12 categories. Surpassing a tough competition from nominees like Anomalisa, Shaun the Sheep Movie, The Good Dinosaur and The Peanuts Movie, Pixar’s ‘Inside Out stood out’ from the rest and won the title. Directed by Pete Docter, this film focuses on … Read More

Star Wars, Revenant, Good Dinosaur and Game of Thrones emerge victorious at 14th VES Awards
11:00 am PDT 03/02/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Star Wars:The Force Awakens, The Revenant, The Good Dinosaur and Game of Thrones have created a glorious mark in the 14th  annual Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards. Out of the several nominees chosen in 23 categories, these four features have bagged the highest number of awards in various categories. Star Wars: The Force Awakens topped the feature competition winning four awards in categories like Outstanding VFX in a Photoreal feature, Outstanding models, Created environments and Virtual cinematography. The Revenant was second in the race … Read More

Why Mad Max, Inside Out and Sanjay’s Super Team will bag the Oscars this year!
11:00 am PDT 15/01/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The race for the highest honour is on, and has become interestingly complicated and competitive. With The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announcement of the nominations for the 2016 Oscars, The Revenant emerged ferocious just like its bear attack as it led the race with 12 nominations in varied categories. Also, the VFX stuffed Mad Max: Fury Road proved its power packed action with 10 nominations thus creating a tough road for other VFX giant films. Out of … Read More

The race for the worst in Hollywood begins with Razzie awards nominations
1:00 pm PDT 14/01/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Recently nominations for the prestigious awards for BAFTA, VES and Oscars have been declared that honors some of the biggest and greatest Hollywood’s work over the year and while these award shows are rewarding the best players in the industry, we got Golden Raspberry (Razzie) Awards to recognise the worst film and artist of the year. Recently the nominations for the Razzie awards were declared and we witnessed not just  box-office stinkers, but also a number of the films that … Read More

Game of Thrones and Star Wars shine in 14th VES Awards nominations
3:00 pm PDT 13/01/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The Visual Effects Society (VES), which is the hub for anything and everything related to visual effects, is represented in more than 20 countries currently. It hosts the annual VES Awards to recognise, encourage and honour the work done in terms of visual effects across all genres and platforms. The VES announced the nominations in 23 categories for the 14th annual VES awards which will be held on 2 February 2016 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. These nominees were chosen by … Read More

‘Inside Out’ wins Best Animated Film at the Golden Globe Awards 2016
12:00 pm PDT 11/01/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The esteemed American accolade, the 73rd Golden Globe Award, honoured several films and personalities for their extensive performance and innovative creation on 10 January 2016. In these masterpieces, Disney Pixar’s Inside Out bagged the award for the Best Animated Feature overpowering its four tough contenders. Earlier in December last year, the Golden Globe Awards had announced the nominations in the animated feature category namely Anomalisa, The Peanuts Movie, Shaun the Sheep Movie, The Good Dinosaur and Inside Out. With the last two … Read More

BAFTA Nominations for Animated feature, Short Film and VFX announced
12:00 pm PDT 09/01/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The 69th BAFTA Film Awards have declared its nominations for the Animated Feature, Short Film and Special Visual Effects category. Emerging as the British equivalent of the prestigious Academy Awards, the British Academy Awards hosted by BAFTA will be held on 14 February, 2016. Similar to the Oscar nominations, BAFTA has also picked Disney Pixar’s comedy drama Inside Out directed by Pete Docter, Illumination Entertainment’s playful extravaganza Minions directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, and Aardman Animations’ stopmotion adventure … Read More

Priyanka Chopra, Fast and Furious 7, Minions bag top honours at People’s Choice Awards 2016
11:30 am PDT 07/01/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The People’s Choice Awards which was recently held at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theatre on 6 January is the American award show wherein the winners are chosen by the general public. Stars from TV, movie and music gathered for the People’s Choice Awards which was hosted by Glee star Jane Lynch. Many new faces and shows bagged the prestigious awards. Among them was the Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra for her work on the new Quantico show that’s been aired on ABC … Read More

12th 24 FPS Awards witnesses record participation
2:00 pm PDT 17/12/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC), the leader in 3D Animation and VFX training hosted the 12th edition of 24 FPS Annual International Animation Awards 2015 in association with United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) on 14 December, 2015 at the Sahara Star in Mumbai. A number of special guests from the media and entertainment graced the occasion and were lauded for their fantastic contribution to the fine-arts industry under a new category of award introduced this year at 24 FPS … Read More

Golden Globe Awards announces nominations for ‘Best Animated Feature’
12:00 pm PDT 11/12/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

The honourable American accolade, The Golden Globe Award, has been recognising and appreciating excellence in film and television since decades. And continuing its legacy, the 73rd Golden Globe Awards has announced its nominations for the Best Animated Feature. The nominations have thoroughly entertained the audience around the globe and are quite justified to compete for this honour. The nominations include Paramount Pictures and Starburns Industries’ Anomalisa, Disney and Pixar Animation Studio’s The Good Dinosaur and Inside Out, 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios’ The … Read More

Nominations declared for 43rd Annual Annie Awards with an additonal category
2:00 pm PDT 02/12/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

What goes around in the Animation world will now be witnessed in the race for competition as illustrious Annie Awards are around the corner. And the race has become even tougher as The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations for its 43rd Annual Annie Awards. This year there are 36 categories including a new category for Best Animated Feature-Independent. And, the winners will be announced at a ceremony on Saturday, 6 February, 2016 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The Best Animated Feature nominees are Anomalisa, Inside … Read More

India’s ‘Court’ to compete with films from 80 other countries at the Oscars
9:00 am PDT 09/10/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

India’s official entry to the Oscars – Court – will be competing with films from 80 other countries in the Foreign Language Film category for the 88th Academy Awards. The Academy has received film entries from 81 countries in this category this year, which includes Paraguay – a first-time entrant. The Marathi language film Court is directed by Chaitanya Tamhane. Giving Court tough competition will also be renowned director Majid Majidi’s Iranian film Muhammad: The Messenger of God, which is Iran’s official entry to the Oscars this year. On the other … Read More