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Lyon’s Cartoon Movie cuts the ribbon for 50 eclectic titles created for both young and mature audiences worldwide next month. While the big American studios save their potential animated blockbusters for the summer season, the wise traveler can get a good idea of what the rest of the world is [...]
Writer/director Patrice Leconte’s unusual French animated feature The Suicide Shop has just joined the lineup of eclectic titles to be screened at this year’s Cartoon Movie event in Lyon, France next month. The black comedy, which is based on a novel by Jean Teulé, centers on a strange family-run shop [...]
The organizers of the Cartoon Movie event, set to be held March 7-9 in Lyon, France this year, have revealed their animated feature selections. The 50 selected titles will screen for producers and distributors from 17 countries during the event—among them the well hyped Zarafa (Remi Bezancon & Jean-Christophe Lie, [...]
How the French government is bolstering international animated co-productions, plus a whirlwind tour of top toon houses. As a country renowned for its artistic temperament, fans of French animation are used to marveling at the work of toon auteurs like Sylvain Chomet, Bibo Bergeron, Michel Ocelot or turn-of-the-century effects pioneer [...]
The Denmark-based makers of the upcoming 3D animated feature Ronal the Barbarian have presold the film to more than 15 countries, Variety reports. Due for international release in October following a Sept. 22 bow in Denmark , Ronal is aimed at the 15-25 market and follows a barbarian with low [...]
Cartoon Movie has announced the winners of its annual tributes, with Despicable Me coming out on top in some France-centric results. The tributes, presented in a ceremony hosted by Christophe Erbes, honored Pierre Coffin as Best European Director of the Year for co-directing Despicable Me. The other nominees were Fernando Trueba, [...]
Fernando Trueba’s animated feature Chico & Rita is the opening film of the 13th edition of Cartoon Movie, set for March 2-4 in Lyons, France. Trueba’s animation debut was recently released to wide public and critical acclaim in Britain after having received the award for Best Feature Film at the [...]
Cartoon Movie has revealed new details of its 2011 edition, set for March 2-4 in Lyon, France, including a lineup of 55 films — 12 of which are made in stereoscopic 3-D. Among the filmmakers coming to the event are Terry Gilliam, Patrice Leconte and Fernando Trueba. Gilliam is producing the science-fiction [...]
The 2011 edition of Cartoon Movie, a European event focusing on the development and production of animated features, has reported a 20% increase in project submissions this year. Scheduled to take place March 2-4 in the French city of Lyon, the confab has received 90 feature applications and 500 participants [...]