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Animation Stars Set to Orbit Annecy Sessions

Among the many intriguing screenings and informational sessions planned for this year’s Annecy animation festival and MIFA market (June 12-17; annecy.org), some of the most respected ... Continue Reading →
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Schedule for 1st Women in Animation World Summit at Annecy Revealed

Next month, the first ever Women in Animation World Summit will be held in conjunction with the Annecy International Festival and MIFA. Presented by Women in Animation and Les Femmes ... Continue Reading →
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Arnaud Réguillet Named Head of Operations at Vanilla Seed

Arnaud Réguillet has joined French studio Vanilla Seed in Angoulême to head its operations and commercial development. Working closely in support of studio director François Perreau, ... Continue Reading →
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Arclight’s ‘Animal Crackers’ on the Menu at Cannes

Animated family adventure Animal Crackers is making its Cannes market debut through worldwide sales manager Arclight Films. The CG flick features an all-star voice cast including Emily ... Continue Reading →
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FilmNation Adapting Chaplin’s ‘The Kid’ with Sci-Fi Twist

American production and film sales shop FilmNation will make its first foray into feature animation with a science-fiction tale inspired by Charlie Chaplin’s silent classic, The Kid ... Continue Reading →
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Cannes China Focus Includes ‘Monkey King,’ ‘Have a Nice Day,’ ‘Dragonkeeper’

This year’s Cannes film confab will put the spotlight on the opportunities in one of the world’s largest markets on May 19. As part of the China Co-Production Day, the CNC, Marché ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Details 2017 Highlights, People and Participants

France’s Annecy animation festival (June 12-17) and MIFA market (June 13-16) is just around the corner, and this year’s event highlights are jelling nicely. 2017 will welcome ... Continue Reading →
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Sola Media Sets Sail with ‘Anchors Up’ Rights

Germany’s Sola Media has acquired worldwide distribution rights for CG-animated feature film Anchors Up – Boat to the Rescue. Set to sail into cinemas in the fall, this new ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Variety’s 2017 10 Animators to Watch Congratulations to these amazing artists! This year’s list: Arthur de Pins, Megan Nicole Dong, Dorota Kobiela, Kirsten Lepore, Kira Lehtomaki, ... Continue Reading →
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French-Indian Co-Pro ‘Hoodoo’ Gets in Tune

France’s Mozaic Productions, together with Bioscopewala Pictures and Suresh Eriyat’s Studio Eeksaurus — both based in Mumbai, India — announce a co-production endeavor ... Continue Reading →