The nominees for the 85th Academy Awards were announced Thursday, and among the names are several CalArtian filmmakers:
In the Best Animated Short Film category, Minkyu Lee (Film/Video MFA 11, BFA 09) was nominated for his independent film, “Adam and Dog,” which was crafted with a volunteer crew of animator and artist friends. The film also won the Annie Award last year for best Animated Short.
In the Best Animated Feature Film category, three of the five nominated films were directed by CalArts alumni:
* “Brave”: Directed by Mark Andrews (Film/Video BFA 93), Brenda Chapman (Film/Video BFA 87);
* “Frankenweenie”: Directed by Tim Burton (Film/Video 79); and
* “Wreck-It Ralph”: Directed by Rich Moore (Film/Video BFA 87).
Rounding out the animated feature category are “ParaNorman,” directed by Sam Fell and Chris Butler, and “The Pirates! Band of Misfits,” directed by Peter Lord.
The Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Hollywood and televised live on ABC-TV at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT.
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors proclaimed July as “Parks Make Life Better” month to highlight the impact of parks in supporting communities during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
With film and television production gearing back up in the wake of the spring shutdown, the city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has released productions now filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, July 6 - Sunday, July 12:
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Following an investigation into four COVID-19 deaths of Los Angeles Apparel employees, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) ordered continued closure of the downtown Los Angeles garment manufacturer, which now has more than 300 confirmed cases of the virus among its workers.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health continues ramping up contact tracing efforts as cases of COVID-19 increase. Public Health confirmed Friday 51 new deaths and 2,667 new cases of COVID-19. To date, Public Health has identified 127,358 positive cases of COVID-19 across all areas of L.A. County, and a total of 3,738 deaths.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services' (DPSS) Toy Loan Program, which serves approximately 3,500 children a month at more than 50 locations, is hosting a School Supply Drive to benefit low-income children across the County.
Following additional testing and independent investigation, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner determined the cause of death for Robert Fuller was hanging and the death was ruled a suicide.
Space is still available for L.A. County Parks' free and reduced cost summer camps. Registration is open for summer camps for ages 6 and up. Choose from mini-camps and full-day options at 50 county parks.
With temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County expected to rise into the triple digits this weekend, several public facilities located throughout the county, including one in Stevenson Ranch, will serve as Emergency Cooling Centers on Saturday and Sunday.
SACRAMENTO – The California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Board of Directors overwhelmingly approved implementation of its Contingency Plan on Thursday, providing a return to intercollegiate athletics for the 2020-21 academic year that shifts all sports, including football, to the spring season.
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for the Santa Clarita Valley that will remain in effect from 11 a.m. Saturday, July 12 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 13. Temperatures are forecasted to hit 100 degrees both days.