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Tokyo Anime Award Fest: ‘Shadows & Wings,’ ‘Girl without Hands’ Win Grand Prizes

The Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2017, celebrating fresh voices in animated filmmaking worldwide, held its awards ceremony last week in Toshima Center Square, naming Grand Prize and Award ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy 2017 Teases First Selections

Organizers of the the 2017 Annecy Festival are making swift strides towards the next edition, taking place June 12-17 in France. Having received over 2,800 films from 95 different countries, ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Announces 2017 Board, Record Memberships

Women in Animation (WIA) announces new developments for the new year, with 2017 bringing the organization a fresh Executive Committee and board, as well as a new record for membership ... Continue Reading →
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Goya Awards: Alberto Vàzquez Scores Historic Double Win

The 31st Goya Awards ceremony was held Saturday in Madrid, and resulted in a history-making win for animation director Alberto Vàzquez, who can now add to his prize shelf the Goya ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Scores NorAm Rights to ‘In This Corner of the World’

Multiplatform media company Shout! Factory has struck a deal with London-based producer/licensor/distributor Animatsu Entertainment to distribute animated feature In This Corner of ... Continue Reading →
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Cape Town Int’l Animation Fest Offers Something for Everyone

The sixth edition of Cape Town International Animation Festival, presented by Animation SA, is gearing up for its March 3-5 run at the city’s River Club in Observatory. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: GLAS Animation Festival 2017 Signal Film Director Albert Omoss and electronica duo Pal&Drome create a monochromatic digital metamorphosis for the fest, which will highlight ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Dishes Up ‘My Life as a Zucchini’ US Trailer

GKIDS has released the official English-language US trailer for Claude Barras’s internationally acclaimed stop-motion feature My Life as a Zucchini. The new dub features the voices ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Celebrates China as 2017 Guest Country

Organizers of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival and the MIFA film market have revealed highlights planned in celebration of its guest country for 2017: China. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Golden Globes Reveals 2017 Nominees

Golden Globe winners Don Cheadle and Laura Dern and Golden Globe nominee Anna Kendrick got up extra early Monday to announce the nominees for the 2017 awards race at L.A.’s Beverly ... Continue Reading →