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‘Mutafukaz,’ ‘Walk on Girl’ Fill Out 1st Animation Is Film Fest Program

Having revealed an impressive initial feature slate and jury a couple weeks ago, Animation Is Film has announced that tickets are now available for its inaugural edition and the full ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum News: E.U. Support Plan and 2017 Honorees

A new E.U. Preferential Animation Support Plan was announced this week at the Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France. The new program zeroes in on the promotion, financing and retaining ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Is Film Fest Slates 8-Feature Lineup, Names Jury

Animation Is Film — a new toon event on the LA scene — has announced the preliminary feature competition lineup and jury for its inaugural edition. The selection will offer ... 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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NFB Feature ‘Window Horses’ Sets US Premiere for Santa Barbara

Vancouver-based filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming’s acclaimed film Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming (from Stickgirl Productions and the National Film Board of ... Continue Reading →
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Persevering, with Delicacy

Director Claude Barras faced technical and emotional challenges in adapting a heartfelt and sensitive tale into the award-winning feature My Life as a Zucchini. It would be almost ... Continue Reading →
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‘Long Way North’ Comes Home Jan. 17 from Shout!

Filmmaker & animator Rémi Chayé’s widely acclaimed feature Long Way North will be coming home in the new year through Shout! Factory Kids, which will release the captivating, ... Continue Reading →
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DISCOP Africa to Expand Animation Lounge in 2017

DISCOP Abidjan and DISCOP Johannesburg stand as the premiere content markets in Francophone and Anglophone Africa, respectively, generating an estimated $1 billion worth of broadcasting ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: ‘Long Way North’ Opens Sept. 30

Shout! Factory Films is opening an exciting animated adventure in New York, Los Angeles and select U.S. cinemas this weekend as Long Way North arrives September 30. For a tantalizing ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Harvests ‘My Life as a Zucchini’ NorAm Rights

Import animation distributor GKIDS has secured North American rights for Annecy Cristal winning stop-motion feature My Life as a Zucchini (“Ma vie de Courgette”). The internationally ... Continue Reading →