Daily News Bytes: Kobe’s Academy Snub, WIA Presents Enterprise Ireland, TCA Noms & More

Academy Denies Animation Producer Kobe Bryant Opportunity to Become Member The sports star, who won the Best Animated Short Oscar together with Glen Keane this year for Dear Basketball, ... Continue Reading →
Bloeistratt 11

‘Funan,’ ‘Bloeistratt, 11′ Take Top Cristals at Annecy

Denis Do’s Funan and Nienke Deutz’s Bloeistratt, 11 were among the many prize-winning features, shorts and TV projects at the Annecy Festival’s closing night ceremonies ... Continue Reading →

News Bytes: ‘Hotel Transylvania 3,’ ‘Playmobil’ and Friends of Mine

Tartakovsky Talks About Making of ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’ Director Genndy Tartakosky’s ghoul family comedy Hotel Transylvania 3 was one of the big audience favorites at this week’s ... Continue Reading →

Pearl Studio Shines Light on Slate at Annecy

Chinese director, star and producer Stephen Chow is developing The Monkey King, an animated feature for Pearl Studio based on the popular mischievous superhero. The epic movie is written ... Continue Reading →
Age of Sail

New Details Surface on Google Spotlight’s ‘Age of Sail’

Google Spotlight debuted its latest VR short Piggy at Annecy this week and has released new details about its upcoming Age of Sail title, which is directed by Oscar-winning director ... Continue Reading →
The Summit of the Gods

Folivari Opens New French 2D Studio

French animation company Folivari is launching a new studio called Fost Studio, it was announced at Annecy this week. Co-founded by Folivari’s Didier Brunner, acclaimed producer of ... Continue Reading →

Netflix Announces New Animated Projects at Annecy

Netflix announced the details for two of its upcoming animated projects at Annecy today. The popular streaming and production studio is producing a second season of Kazuto Nakazawa ... Continue Reading →
The Last Fiction

Iran’s Hoorakhsh Studio Brings New Feature to Annecy

Iran’s largest independent animation studio, Hoorakhsh Studios will launch its first major feature film, The Last Fiction, as a world premiere out of competition in official selection ... Continue Reading →

Eight Things You Can’t Miss at Annecy

If you’re an animation fan, you know that the arrival of June means it’s time for the charming Alpine town of Annecy in southeastern France to host one of the most incredible, ... Continue Reading →
Killer Seven

China’s AHA Ent. Brings ‘Killer Seven’ to Annecy

China’s AHA Entertainment has arrived in Annecy with their AIAFF nominated TV series, Killer Seven.Produced by Aiken Zou Shasha and directed by Weifeng He, the 14 x 15’ animated ... Continue Reading →