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If you’ve been trying to get an early glimpse of the three French animated features that have qualified for Oscar consideration this year, the American Cinematheque in Los Angeles has just the right ticket for you this week. On Saturday, Dec. 15, the American Cinematheque at the Aero Theater in [...]
The 40th Annie Award nominations were announced this morning (Dec. 3) and it looks like ASIFA voters decided to spread the wealth among many of this year’s animated features and TV shows. In the crowded Best Animated Feature category, eight pictures—Pixar’s Brave, Disney’s Frankenweenie and Wreck-It Ralph, Sony Animaton’s Hotel [...]
If you’ve been dying to check out some of the hard-to-see, indie international features vying for the Oscar race this year, you’d better find some time to go to Burbank this week. New York-based indie distributor GKIDS will bring nine of its acclaimed animated features to Los Angeles for special [...]
On Sunday, the inaugural World Animation Feature Films and VFX Summit was launched in grand style at the Marina del Rey California Yacht Club. During a special opening night cocktail party, sponsored by Disney Studios, Animation Magazine president and event organizer Jean Thoren awarded Joan Vogelesang, president and CEO of [...]
Indie distributors GKIDS announced today that it will have four feature films competing for the 2012 Best Animated Feature Oscar and Annie Awards. The distributor is planning Oscar-qualifying runs in November for: – From Up on Poppy Hill (directed by Goro Miyazaki) (Japan) – Le Tableau (directed by Jean-François Laguionie) (France) [...]
Indie U.S. distributor GKids has picked up rights to the French animated features The Rabbi’s Cat and Zarafa, according to Variety. The announcements come on the eve of the Annecy Animation Film Festival and at the end of the debut, limited-release weekend for the Oscar-nominated feature A Cat in Paris. [...]
In what signals the health of the animation industry in France, five animated projects (two shorts and three features) have been nominated for the Cesars, that country’s equivalent of the Oscars. The nominees are: Le Chat Du Rabbin (The Rabbi’s Cat) Directors: Joann Sfar, Antoine Delesvaux Le Cirque (The Circus) [...]
Three artistic and beautifully drawn 2D animated features will be competing for the Best Animated European Film Awards this December. The nominees are Antoine Delesvaux and Joann Sfar’s adaptation of Sfar’s graphic novel The Rabbi’s Cat, Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli’s A Cat in Paris and the bolero-infused Chico and [...]
Just coming off winning the best feature honor at Annecy for The Rabbi’s Cat, French comic-book artist turned animator Joann Sfar is set to turn his best-selling book The Little Vampire into an animated feature, Variety reports. Sfar is teaming with StudioCanal for the project, which will be a 3D [...]