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GKIDS’ New York Intl. Children’s Film Festival will pay a visit to the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre in Los Angeles, April 26-May 5. Sponsored by Family Drysdale, the two-week festival will offer L.A. audiences a unique opportunity to catch some of the best recent animated features from all over the [...]
The latest animated feature from acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda, Wolf Children (Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki) has been awarded the Best Animation award at the 36th Japan Academy Prize this month. It also received an award of excellence in animation, as did the four other films vying for the [...]
If you think 2012 was a good year for animated movies, wait until you find out what the new year has in store for us. Of course, the accuracy of our little list of animated pics waiting in the wings is at the mercy of the studio gods, who love [...]
If you’ve been dying to check out some of the hard-to-see, indie international features vying for the Oscar race this year, you’d better find some time to go to Burbank this week. New York-based indie distributor GKIDS will bring nine of its acclaimed animated features to Los Angeles for special [...]
Indie distributors GKIDS announced today that it will have four feature films competing for the 2012 Best Animated Feature Oscar and Annie Awards. The distributor is planning Oscar-qualifying runs in November for: – From Up on Poppy Hill (directed by Goro Miyazaki) (Japan) – Le Tableau (directed by Jean-François Laguionie) (France) [...]
Indie distributor GKIDS announced today that it will distribute the acclaimed animated feature Ernest & Celestine in the U.S. this fall. Based on the popular children’s book series by author and illustrator, Gabrielle Vincent, and animated in hand-painted watercolor design, the film tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a [...]
New York-based indie distributor GKIDS announced today that it has picked up Studio Ghibli’s award-winning 2011 movie From Up on Poppy Hill. Although the national release date in the U.S. will officially be March 2013, the studio is planning a special Academy Award consideration window for the film later this [...]
International animated fare distributor GKids will be releasing Hiroyuki Okiura’s (Jin Roh) highly anticipated A Letter to Momo in U.S. theaters at the end of 2012. The company announced its plans to handle stateside theatrical presentation of the Production I.G film in conjunction with its release in Japanese theaters Saturday. [...]
The six-day Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film has unveiled its programming for this year. The event, which takes place May 8-13, in conjunction with the FMX confab offers an exciting, diverse collection of shorts and features from all over the world. The feature film category includes: Eric Bergeron’s Un [...]
The New York International Children’s Film Festival has announced the winners of the 2012 fest, with Hiroyuki Okiura’s animated A Letter to Momo nabbing the top feature prize and live-action Capturing Santa directed by Peter Cattaneo taking the shorts grand prize. Check out the full list of winners and runners-up [...]