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Deals and Highlights from Annecy 2015

Another Annecy festival has wrapped, with plenty of deals and news coming out of the ever-growing event. Among the highlights of the festival: Attendance at MIFA was up 10 percent ... Continue Reading →
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‘April,’ ‘Cosmos’ Top Annecy Awards

Another Annecy festival is in the books, with the announcement of the awards for the 2015 edition of the animation festival in France. The feature film April and the Extraordinary World ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Announces ‘Magiki’ for Gulli, Super

Zodiak Kids announced at the MIFA content event in Annecy, France that it will be producing a new 52 x 11 animated series titled Magiki for Lagardere’s Gulli in France and DeAgostini’s ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Grabs Felicioli/Gagnol’s ‘Phantom Boy’

GKIDS’ Annecy shopping spree continues with the New York-based distributor snapping up North American rights to Phantom Boy — the new animated feature from the Oscar nominated ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy: Brunner’s Folivari Sets Full Slate

Former Les Armateurs chief Didier Brunner’s new Folivari shingle has announced at Annecy additions to its slate of animation productions. In addition to the previously announced adaptation ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Picks Up ‘Extraordinary Tales’

New York-based distributor GKIDS has acquired North American rights to the five part Edgar Allen Poe anthology flick Extraordinary Tales from Melusine Productions. Directed by award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Shops for Talent at Annecy

Cartoon Network will return to Annecy, France for the 2015 Animation Festival and MIFA market, where it will toast the latest project to emerge from its short form Artists’ Program ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS, Ilion, CN Draw Attention as 2015 Annecy, MIFA Kicks Off

The Annecy festival is off to a roaring start, with a record number of accreditations for the MIFA market resulting in big deals being announced to kick off the festival. First, GKIDS ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Steps Up With Leading Role at Annecy

With this year’s Annecy festival celebrating the contributions of women animators, it was clear that the organization Women in Animation had to take a big role at this year’s event. Last ... Continue Reading →
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‘Three Stooges’ Toon Getting Annecy Introduction

Kids distributor CAKE has announced a three party co-venture with animation studio Titmouse, Inc. and brand owner C3 Entertainment Inc. to produce a brand-new Three Stooges animated ... Continue Reading →