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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 →
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French TV Animation: Major Hike in French Public Support Mechanisms in 2016 Tax rebates and automatic subsidies now account for 35% to 40% of average budgets for TV animation productions ... Continue Reading →
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TF1 & Zagtoon Team Up for ‘Ghost Force’

French broadcaster TF1 announced at Annecy that it is developing a new animated series with Zagtoon: Ghost Force. The two companies collaborated on the recently delivered superhero ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Animation Sets ‘Smallfoot’ for Spring 2018

Warner Animation Group announced at the Annecy festival on Tuesday that Warner Bros. has set a release window of Spring 2018 for the Group’s original animated feature Smallfoot. The ... Continue Reading →