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Last week, 56 animated projects from 20 European countries were the subject of panels, screenings and financing talks at the 15th edition of Cartoon Movie, the co-production forum takes place each year in Lyon, France. More than 700 animation professionals from the record number of 40 countries had the opportunity [...]
Innovation and creativity in the feature space is alive and well at the 15th edition of Cartoon Movie in France. A Spanish 3D blockbuster about an Indiana Jones-type adventurer (Tad, the Lost Explorer), a hand-crafted animated project about the friendship between a mouse and a bear (Ernest & Celestine), and [...]
The organizers of this year’s New York International Children’s Festival have unveiled an A-list line-up of acclaimed animated features from all over the world scheduled to screen at the fest (Feb. 28-March 25). Benjamin Renner’s Cesar-nominated, charming 2D-animated feature Ernest and Celestine kicks off the festival on March 1st at [...]
France’s Academy of Technical Arts and Sciences nominated five well-received animated titles for this year’s Cesars, the country’s equivalent of the Oscars. Unlike the Academy Awards, the animation category covers both animated features and shorts: The five nominees for this year’s animated Cesars are: Edmond Was a Donkey. Directed by [...]
Indie distributor GKIDS announced today that it will distribute the acclaimed animated feature Ernest & Celestine in the U.S. this fall. Based on the popular children’s book series by author and illustrator, Gabrielle Vincent, and animated in hand-painted watercolor design, the film tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a [...]
An artistic mouse and a musically talented bear form a special bond in the charming new French animated feature Ernest and Celestine. Mentioning Didier Brunner’s name in international animation circles often evokes a mixture of awe and admiration. The talented and prolific French producer and his Paris-based studio Les Armateurs [...]
Didier Brunner, the prolific French animation producer behind films such as Kirikou and the Savage Beast, The Secret of Kells and this year’s much-anticipated Ernest and Celestine told Animation Magazine that he and director Sylvain Chomet are working on a new prequel to the Oscar-nominated 2004 Triplets of Belleville. The [...]
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) [...]