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‘In This Corner of the World’ Takes Feature Jury Prize at Annecy

Sunao Katabuchi’s In This Corner of the World won the Jury Award for feature films at the 2017 Annecy International Animation Festival. The Audience Award for features was presented ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Special Prizes Announced

The winners of the special prizes have been announced at the Annecy International Animation Festival. Festivals Connexion Award: Nothing Happens, by Uri Kranot, Michelle Kranot. Dansk ... Continue Reading →
2017 Annecy Festival

Annecy, Mifa Report Record Attendance for 2017

The Annecy International Animation Festival and its market, Mifa, reported record attendance at this year’s event, which wraps Saturday. An estimated 3,000 professionals — an increase ... Continue Reading →
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SMPTE, VES Explore AR at Joint June Meeting

The Hollywood Section of SMPTE and the Visual Effects Society will conduct June 22 a joint meeting to examine the rapidly evolving field of augmented reality. An overview of the ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS, Annecy, Variety Plant ‘Animation Is Film’ Festival

Producer-distributor GKIDS, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival and Variety announced the launch of Animation Is Film, an annual animation film festival in Los Angeles. The ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Unveils ‘Apollo Gauntlet’ at Rooster Teeth

Adult Swim is heading to Austin, Texas, to premiere two episodes of its upcoming series Apollo Gauntlet at the Rooster Teeth Animation Festival. Set for July 6-9 at the Austin Convention ... Continue Reading →
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France Dominates Lineup for 2017 Cartoon Forum

French producers once again dominate the lineup for the 2017 Cartoon Forum, set for Sept. 12-15 in Toulouse, France. The TV pitching forum has selected 83 projects, representing a combined ... Continue Reading →
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Canary Islands to Host Debut of Quirino Awards

Organizers of the first Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards announced at Annecy that the event will be held on Tenerife, largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, in the first half of ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Asia Festival Coming to Seoul in 2019

The Annecy Festival is expanding to Asia. Festival organizers CITIA, Image et industries créatives (France), the SBA Animation Center (South Korea) and SK Broadband (South Korea) signed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars 3′ Premiere Revs Up in Anaheim

The stars came out for Saturday’s world premiere of Cars 3 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Appearing at the event were stars Owen Wilson, who reprises his role as Lightning ... Continue Reading →