Nwavo

Digital Lab Africa Selects 30 Projects for Pitch Competition

Digital Lab Africa has selected 30 finalists across five media categories for its 2018 pitch competition for emerging talent. The selection committee reviewed 730 entries from more ... Continue Reading →
AstroLOLogy

MIPTV: Imira Adds Two Short-Form Toons to Slate

Spain’s Imira Entertainment has acquired two new short format series for its distribution slate ahead of MIPTV in Cannes: AstroLOLogy from Lemon Sky, and Buck & Buddy from Lil ... Continue Reading →
Isao Takahata

Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli Co-Founder, Dies Age 82

Isao Takahata, a globally revered writer, director and producer who co-founded Studio Ghibli, died Thursday, April 5 at the age of 82. Creator of powerful and well-loved films such ... Continue Reading →
ASTEROIDS!

Ingrid Nilsen, Elizabeth Banks Star in Baobab’s ‘ASTEROIDS!’

Leading immersive animation shop Baobab Studios today debuted its highly anticipated VR film ASTEROIDS! The short features Ingrid Nilsen as the voice of Peas in her first VR endeavor, ... Continue Reading →
Mirai no Mirai (Mirai of the Future)

Mamoru Hosoda’s ‘Mirai of the Future’ Gets Japanese Release Date

Mirai no Mirai (Mirai of the Future), the latest project from acclaimed animated fantasy filmmaker Mamoru Hosoda, has been slated for release in Japan on July 20, 2018 after previously ... Continue Reading →
Red Shoes

AFM: ‘Red Shoes’ Scores Pre-Sales, Sam Claflin & Patrick Warburton Join Cast

Korean film sales company Finecut announces a flurry of international pre-sales for its 3D animated fairytale send-up Red Shoes & The 7 Dwarfs — and has welcomed new voice ... Continue Reading →
The Girl Without Hands

‘Girl without Hands’ Gets NYC & LA Openings with GKIDS

Auteur filmmaker Sébastien Laudenbach’s Brothers Grimm adaptation The Girl without Hands will receive Oscar-qualifying cinema runs through GKIDS, which picked up the rights last ... Continue Reading →
Tall Tales from the Magical Garden of Antoon Krings

PGS Taps New Distribution Partners for ‘Tall Tales’

Following a productive Cannes film market, international brand manager PGS has lined up a raft of top distribution partners for the upcoming animated feature Tall Tales from the Magical ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Official Trailer While noble houses play the game of thrones, only chaos truly reigns in the Seven Kingdoms! (Although a dragon or three certainly ... Continue Reading →
100% Wolf

Studio 100 Lets the Fur Fly at Cannes with ‘100% Wolf’

Munich-based Studio 100 Film will present a new, comedic take on horror movie classics at this year’s Marché du Film in Cannes with 100% Wolf — a CG family feature based on ... Continue Reading →