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The Paramount/Nickelodeon/Klasky Csupo big-screen Wild Thornberrys outing will open the seventh edition of the festival and International Conference of Television Animation known as Cartoons on the Bay., to be held in Positano, Italy from April 9-13. Based on the popular Nickelodeon series, The Wild Thornberrys Movie is one of 262 [...]
The African “junkmation” movie, The Legend of the Sky Kingdom, has been selected for official competition in the feature film category for the 2003 Annecy Film Festival in June. The film is one of only five works selected from a field of 1309 submissions. The story of three orphan slaves [...]
This year’s edition of Cartoon Movie exceeded organizers’ expectations as a total of 461 professionals, including 51 distributors and 61 investors, descended upon Babelsberg Studios in Potsdam, Germany from March 13-15. Of 49 projects presented this year, some 15 in development have reportedly obtained the necessary guarantees to conclude their [...]
Potsdam, Germany’s festival of European feature film projects known as Cartoon Movie wrapped up over the weekend with the awarding of special tributes on Saturday evening. Each year, Cartoon Movie Tributes recognizes three individuals or companies that have contributed significantly to the success of the European feature animation industry. This [...]
The 5th Edition of Cartoon Movie is underway in Potsdam, Germany with 49 films scheduled for screening. Of those, 13 are from France and 31 are animated in 2D. Those and other interesting trends are emerging at this year’s gathering of the European animation community. While French films represent 26% [...]
Michael Moore’s documentary Bowling for Columbine winning Best Original Screenplay wasn’t the only surprising upset at The 55th Annual Writers Guild Awards over the weekend. Gracie Films/20th Century Fox Television’s far-out comedy Futurama, which has not been renewed by Fox, proved its metal by beating out both of the network’s [...]
New York-based animation studio The Ill Clan will demonstrate the improvised cartoon process known as Machinima at the Florida Film Festival on March 16. The team will create a computer generated 3D short film before a live audience as part of the NextArt Showcase in the Enzian Theater in Winter [...]
If you’ve been looking for a chance to see all the five Oscar-nominated animated shorts on the big screen, the folks at international shorts distribution company Apollo Cinema are making your dream come true. The five animated contenders–The Cathedral (Tomek Baginksi), The ChubbChubbs (Eric Armstrong), Das Rad (Chris Stenner, Heidi [...]
Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 5, is the last day to register for Friday evening’s Producer’s Guild panel discussion on DVD production. The panel will include some of the industry’s leading producers in traditional and emerging media. Jeffrey Lerner, PGA board member, producer and co-head of the DVD division at New Wave [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences devoted Saturday night to recognizing the advances driving today’s movie business. The 2002 Scientific and Technical Awards were held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., where host Kate Hudson (Almost Famous, How to Lose a Guy in 10 [...]