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Annecy Wraps Up a Successful 2016 Event

Organizers of the Annecy festival and market have issued their wrap-up report for the 2016 edition, which on all accounts was another tremendous success for the grande dame of European ... Continue Reading →
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Vivement Lundi! Wins UniFrance Export Prize

UniFrance unveiled the winner of its second annual Export Prize during the Annecy festival last week, with the honor going to Brittany-based Vivement Lundi! The award is sponsored by ... Continue Reading →
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‘Courgette’ Takes Top Annecy Prize

The illustrious Annecy Festival wrapped up this weekend, and this year proved a triumph for the auteur artistry of local French production with both the audience and Cristal awards ... Continue Reading →
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Actor Anton Yelchin of Star Trek Films Dies in Freak Accident Actor who played Russian starship navigator Chekov in franchise reboot dies at age 27. Finding Dory Blows Animation Record ... Continue Reading →
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’Finding Dory’ Sets Animation Film Record with $9.2 Million Thursday Preview Pixar’s hotly anticipated sequel scores highest Thursday night preview take of all time, and might ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Bestows Special Prizes

For the third year running, the Special Prizes were awarded in a ceremony held at Annecy’s Town Hall on Friday night. The Mayor of Annecy, Jean-Luc Rigaut, was on hand for the presentation ... Continue Reading →
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Right On: ‘Cuphead’s 1930s-Style Animation Will Exist Beyond Boss Fights The hotly anticipated game that brings retro rubber-hose animation to the new millennium has greater depth ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Exclusive: Talking DreamWorks with Jeffrey Katzenberg

One of the surprise appearances at Annecy 2016 is Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation. Katzenberg was in town to support the studio’s presentations for the features Trolls ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy: Aardman’s Peter Lord and David Sproxton

Few studios around the world are as beloved as Aardman Animations, the U.K. stop-motion and Claymation studio behind such hits as Creature Comforts, Wallace and Gromit, Chicken Run ... Continue Reading →
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Animatsu Brings ‘Corner of the World’ to Annecy

Animatsu Entertainment, a new London-based producer, licensor and distributor of anime in the U.K. & Ireland (with global expansion in the cards), has secured global distribution ... Continue Reading →