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NFB’s “Wild Life” short piles up 3 Alberta awards

Wild Life

The Oscar-nominated “Wild Life,” a 13 and a half-minute film directed by Western Canadian animation duo Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis, won three honors Saturday at the 38th Annual Alberta Film and Television Awards in Calgary, including the Rosie for Best Short.

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Three animated films win Student Academy Awards

Oscar Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Three films have been selected as winners in the Animation category of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition, the Academy announced Tuesday morning.

The winners are Eyrie, by David Wolter of the California Institute of the Arts; The Jockstrap Raiders, by Mark Nelson of the University of California, Los Angeles; and My Little Friend, by Eric Prah of Ringling College of Art and Design.

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