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Annecy Goes to Cannes Slates Five WIP Features for 2018

France’s premiere animation event continues its alliance with the nation’s most prestigious film market for a third consecutive year, with the Annecy Goes to Cannes program set ... Continue Reading →
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The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales: Fantastic Fables from France

Imbert and Renner Benjamin ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch’s Flower

2018 Animated Movies: A Sneak Peek

Anticipating all the awesome toons that are coming to the big screen in 2018 can be a lot of fun! Here are some of the animated titles that we’re excited to see in the new year: Mary ... Continue Reading →
The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

Meet the Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales Benjamin ... Continue Reading →
The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

GKIDS Picks Up Charming Comedy ‘The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales’

GKIDS has acquired North American distribution rights to French animated feature The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales, co-directed by Oscar nominee Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert (director ... Continue Reading →
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1st European Animation “Emile” Awards Calls for Entries

A call for entries has been issued for the inaugural edition of the European Animation Awards — also known as the Emile Awards in honor of animation pioneers Emile Cohl and Charles-Emile ... Continue Reading →
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Our Best and Brightest

The Animation Magazine Hall of Fame Awards reflect the hard work, creativity and public spirit the icons of animation and VFX display in their careers and in their lives. Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Folivari Picks Up Partners for Three Feature Projects

Didier Brunner’s Folivari and Studiocanal have teamed up for two animated feature projects: a sequel to the Oscar-nominated Ernest & Celestine and the feature SamSam, The ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Wraps a Successful Bordeaux Debut

Premiere European pitching event for animated features Cartoon Movie took place last week in its new host burg of Bordeaux, France, welcoming 850 participants (up 14% from last year) ... Continue Reading →
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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 →