Niki Lindroth von Bahr

Ten Questions for Niki Lindroth von Bahr

It’s been a great year for Swedish artist Niki Lindroth von Bahr. Her brilliant musical short The Burden, which featured singing and dancing animals fighting existential despair in ... Continue Reading →
Tehran Taboo

Kino Lorber Snags NorAm Rights to Challenging ‘Tehran Taboo’

Kino Lorber has picked up rotoscope-animated festival favorite Tehran Taboo for distribution in the US and English-speaking Canada, with plans for a February theatrical release. The ... Continue Reading →
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Painting a Masterpiece: Loving Vincent

Dorotea Kobiela Hugh Welchman Billed ... Continue Reading →
Window Horses

First Pond Saddles Up NFB Feature ‘Window Horses’

First Pond Entertainment — a film sales and distribution company concentrating on issue-driven narratives centering underrepresented communities — has picked up US rights ... Continue Reading →
Napping Princess

GKIDS Cuddles Up with ‘Napping Princess’

GKIDS has picked up North American distribution rights to the beautifully animated Japanese sci-fi fantasy Napping Princess, which first bowed in home soil cinemas in March. Having ... Continue Reading →
Rainbow Crow

Virtual Reality Toons Steal the Spotlight at SIGGRAPH

“Working in VR is like jumping out of a plane,” said acclaimed animation director Jorge Gutierrez (The Book of Life, El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera). “Then, when ... Continue Reading →
Animal Crackers

John Krasinski Unleashes Inner Beast in ‘Animal Crackers’ Trailer

Blue Dream Studios has released a new official trailer for its upcoming CG animated feature Animal Crackers via The Hollywood Reporter, giving potential moviegoers a taste of what propelled ... Continue Reading →
After All

Australian Academy Names Animated Short AACTA Nominees

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts has announced the first round of nominees for the AACTA Awards — those in the Best Short Fiction Film and Best Short Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive: ‘Tumble Leaf’ Season 3 Trailer from Amazon Kids

An all-new seasons of colorful, creative adventures is heading to streaming as season three of Amazon Original Series Tumble Leaf takes flight on Tuesday, August 15. A fresh batch of ... Continue Reading →
Have a Nice Day

Chinese Black Comedy ‘Have a Nice Day’ Goes Global

Paris-based sales company Memento Film International has secured a raft of deals that will bring Chinese filmmaker Liu Jian’s animated crimeland dramedy Have A Nice Day to multiple ... Continue Reading →