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Anima Vitae’s ‘Niko 2′ Takes Top Prize in Tokyo

Niko 2: Little Brother, Big Trouble has won top prize at the Tokyo Children’s Film Festival. As a winner of the prize, the feature will also screen at the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Showcases Robust Euro Slate

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 ... Continue Reading →
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ARRI, Trixster Form Toon Alliance

Post-production house and global sales company ARRI has joined forces with vfx and animation studio Trixter to produce new animated feature projects. The companies, both based in Munich, ... Continue Reading →
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Long Weekend News: ‘Tad,’ ‘Simpsons,’ ‘Planet Earth’

It was another big weekend of awards for animated titles. Fox-TV’s long-running animated series The Simpsons received a Writers Guild honor for the episode “Ned and Edna’s Blend ... Continue Reading →
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Animation People: Enzo D’Alò

Italian director Enzo D’Alò serves up a faithful new animated feature based on the original Adventures of Pinocchio. Although Italian author Carlo Collodi wrote his hugely influential ... Continue Reading →
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Scenes from the New European Renaissance

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, ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie to Spotlight 55 Animated Pics

The annual Cartoon Movie event has lined up a rich slate of programs for this year’s edition, which will be held in Lyon, France, March 6-8. The 2013 schedule includes premiere screenings ... Continue Reading →
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A Postcard from Cartoon Connection Canada

This past week, representatives from 140 European and Canadian animation companies gathered in the capital city of Quebec for the third edition of Cartoon Connection Canada. Created ... Continue Reading →
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Work Begins on ‘Beyond Beyond,’ New Film from Jacobsen

Copenhagen Bombay has finalized financing for and begun production on a new animated feature film from director Esben Toft Jacobsen tentatively titled Beyond Beyond. The film is about ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Honors ‘Zarafa,’ Perro Verde

The 14th Edition of Cartoon Movie wrapped on Friday with special honors given to Spanish outfit Perro Verde as European Producer of the Year for the acclaimed feature Wrinkles. Manuel ... Continue Reading →