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Meet the New Annecy Director!

This is Canadian producer, director and author Marcel Jean‘s first year as the artistic director of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival. We recently chatted with ... Continue Reading →
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Illuminating Shorts

Our reporter zeroes in four toons that represent the rich diversity of talent spotlighted at the Annecy Festival this year. Anyone looking for a panorama of the modern animation scene ... Continue Reading →
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Five Things You Have to Do at Annecy This Year

If you’re one of the fortune people who will be attending this year’s awesome Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market this month, you will realize this fact ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Announces ‘Harmony’ Contest

Montreal-based animation software giant Toon Boom announced today at the Annecy Market the launch of its “What I Like About Harmony” contest. Open to all Harmony users around the ... Continue Reading →
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Mickey’s ‘Get a Horse’ Gets a Poster

Disney is generating some buzz today for its mysterious Mickey Mouse short, Get a Horse which premieres at the Annecy Animation Festival (Tuesday, June 11) with the release of a new ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Festival Releases Complete Schedule

If you are planning to attend next week’s jam-packed edition of the Annecy Animation Festival in France, you will have a chance to take in some of the most anticipated features ... Continue Reading →
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Gaumont Plans a 50th Anniversary Bash for Calimero

Gaumont Animation (formerly Alphanim), is hosting a big bash to promote its upcoming CG-animated series Calimero on June 12 at the opening night of the the Annecy International Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Announces Professional Conference Lineup

The upcoming Annecy Festival of Animation has announced this year’s lineup of professional animation panels. The pro conferences have been organized by Christian Jacquemart and ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Film Fest to Sneak ‘Man of Steel,’ ‘Monsters U’

Warner Bros. much-anticipated Man of Steel and Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University have been added to the lineup at the upcoming L.A. Film Festival in June. The Superman which stars ... Continue Reading →
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176 Films to Vie at Annecy 2013

After slogging through 2,461 submitted films, artistic director Marcel Jean and his team have selected 176 films to compete for the coveted Cristal prize at the 2013 Annecy International ... Continue Reading →