Blue Spirit Increases 2017 Project Slate, Racks Up ‘Courgette’ Honors

With the success of Claude Barras’ acclaimed stop-motion feature My Life as a Zucchini (Ma Vie de Courgette) — which has won 20 awards to-date, including two Césars and ... Continue Reading →

‘Mavka’ Makes a Splash as First Ukrainian Prod at Cartoon Movie

FILM.UA Group and Animagrad producers brought some fresh spring air to Bordeaux for Cartoon Movie — Europe’s premiere animation forum — with its original feature project ... Continue Reading →

2017 Cartoon Tributes Are a Hearty Helping of ‘Zucchini’

The latest edition of Cartoon Movie wrapped up in Bordeaux on Friday with the announcement of the 2017 Cartoon Tributes winners. Over 800 animation professionals attending the event ... Continue Reading →

Lupus, Melusine Reunite to Adapt ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’

Lupus Films and Melusine Productions, the studios behind acclaimed animated feature Ethel & Ernest, have reunited and joined forces with producers Sarah Radclyffe (co-founder, Working ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Movie Puts Flanders Production in the Spotlight

The Belgian region of Flanders will be a guest of honor at this year’s Cartoon Movie feature animation confab, taking place March 8-10 in Bordeaux, France. About a dozen animation ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Movie Announces 2017 Tribute Nominees

Organizers of Cartoon Movie — Europe’s premiere animated feature pitching and co-production event — have revealed the finalists for the 2017 Cartoon Tributes honors. ... Continue Reading →

Cartoons On The Move

Europe’s pre-eminent pitching and financing event for animated features lands in Bordeaux, which will host Cartoon Movie from March 8-10. Cartoon Movie has had an enviable run of ... Continue Reading →

‘Stolen Princess’ Teaser Is a Sweet Tooth Showdown

Animagrad animation studio (part of FILM.UA Group) has released the teaser trailer for its first animated feature project: The Stolen Princess. The spot pits a spunky princess against ... Continue Reading →

Goya Awards: Alberto Vàzquez Scores Historic Double Win

The 31st Goya Awards ceremony was held Saturday in Madrid, and resulted in a history-making win for animation director Alberto Vàzquez, who can now add to his prize shelf the Goya ... Continue Reading →

‘Mavka’ Is Cartoon Forum’s First Ukrainian Pitch

Animagrad and FILM.UA Group’s ethereal feature Mavka: The Forest Song has become the first Ukrainian animation project to get through the highly competitive selection process for ... Continue Reading →