Animal Crackers

Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Chows Down on ‘Animal Crackers’

Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures, the theatrical film distribution arm of comedian/producer Byron Allen’s company, has snapped up rights to CG animated family feature Animal ... Continue Reading →
A Love Story

‘Eddy Table’ Wins Best Film at Interfilm Berlin; ‘A Love Story’ Is Best Animation

The 33rd International Short Film Festival Berlin, or Interfilm, wrapped up another successful edition on Sunday. Over the course of seven days, 500 films from 80 countries were screened ... Continue Reading →
Lotte and the Lost Dragons

Estonia’s Joonisfilm Prepares Third ‘Lotte’ Film

The resourceful Estonian dog named Lotte is getting ready for her third animated feature. Directed by Janno Põldma and Heiki Ernits and written by Poldma, Ernits and Andrus Kivirähk, ... Continue Reading →
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CTN Expo to Offer Many Panels, Sneaks & Artist Events

It wouldn’t be November without another exciting edition of the CTN Animation Expo held at the Burbank Marriott convention center. We had the pleasure of speaking to super-busy ... Continue Reading →
Inzomnia

Mexico’s First Stop-Mo Feature Among Ventana Sur Pitches

One of the projects selected for the Animation! section at the upcoming Ventana Sur film market in Buenos Aires (Nov. 27-Dec. 1, ventana-sur.com) will be Mexico’s first stop-motion ... Continue Reading →
Tehran Taboo

Palm Springs Festival to Screen ‘Loving Vincent,’ ‘Tehran Taboo’

If you are in Palm Springs, Calif. this weekend, you’ll want to check out the inaugural Palm Springs International Animation Festival. Led by animator Brian Hehil Hoff and Gallery ... Continue Reading →
Jorge Gutiérrez

Vision Quests: Google Spotlight Stories ‘Son of Jaguar’ & ‘Sonaria’

In 2016, when Google Spotlight Stories’ Pearl became the first VR piece to land an Oscar ... Continue Reading →
Loving Vincent

‘Loving Vincent’ Paints Picture of Success

The artistic, ambitious European co-pro Loving Vincent — the world’s first fully oil-painted feature film — is winning over audiences around the globe, having already ... Continue Reading →
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 →