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Shout! Factory Teams Up with Canada’s Phase 4

Multiplatform distributor Shout! Factory has appointed Phase 4 Films to handle all non-music distribution duties in Canada. Under the terms of the deal Phase 4 Films will distribute ... Continue Reading →
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Memari Discusses Upcoming Pic, ‘Richard the Stork’

Our European correspondent Peter Schavemaker recently had the chance to talk with Reza Memari, the Berlin-based writer and co-director of a new CG-animated feature titled Richard the ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Festival Releases Complete Schedule

If you are planning to attend next week’s jam-packed edition of the Annecy Animation Festival in France, you will have a chance to take in some of the most anticipated features ... Continue Reading →
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‘Monster in Paris’ Is Unleashed on Disc Today

Bibo Bergeron’s 3-D, CG-animated feature A Monster In Paris (Un Monstre a Paris) is available on DVD and Blu-ray this week in the U.S. thanks to Shout! Factory. The imaginative, beautifully ... Continue Reading →
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Top Animated Pics to Screen at L.A. Children’s Fest.

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Nabs U.S. Rights for ‘Monster in Paris’

Multi-platform entertainment company Shout! Factory has acquired U.S. distribution rights for Bibo Bergeron’s CG-animated feature A Monster in Paris as well as Luc Besson’s epic ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Animation Fest Announces 2012 Program

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, ... Continue Reading →
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Animated French Toon ‘Zarafa’ Arrives in L.A.

Los Angeles audiences will have a chance to enjoy Zarafa, the beautiful new animated feature by Rémi Bezançon and Jean-Christophe Lie (The Man in the Blue Gordini, Nocturna), when ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Honors ‘Zarafa,’ Perro Verde

The 14th Edition of Cartoon Movie wrapped on Friday with special honors given to Spanish outfit Perro Verde as European Producer of the Year for the acclaimed feature Wrinkles. Manuel ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Announces 2012 Tribute Nominations

The European animation industry will pay tribute to the sector’s personalities of the year during the Cartoon Movie Tributes ceremony on March 9 in Lyon, France. Participants ... Continue Reading →