Annecy: Brunner’s Folivari Sets Full Slate

Former Les Armateurs chief Didier Brunner’s new Folivari shingle has announced at Annecy additions to its slate of animation productions. In addition to the previously announced adaptation ... Continue Reading →

Superights, Folivari Ink Three-Special Deal

French entertainment company Superights has signed its first deal with neophyte production company Folivari to distribute three TV specials adapted from hit comic books by Benjamin ... Continue Reading →

‘Boxtrolls’ Leads Annie Nominations Pack

The International Animated Film Society has unveiled the nominees for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards, which will be celebrated at a ceremony held at UCLA’s Royce Hall on Saturday, ... Continue Reading →

Academy Invites 27 to Join Shorts and Animation Branch

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →

‘Frozen,’ ‘Mr. Hublot,’ ‘Gravity’ Win Animation-VFX Oscars

Frozen took home the Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song Oscars Sunday night, with the French short Mr. Hublot winning the best animated short film. Frozen won the song category ... Continue Reading →

The World of ‘Ernest & Celestine’

Director Benjamin Renner discusses the making of his beautifully ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon D’Or Nominations Are Announced

Six animated shorts have been nominated for the Cartoon d’Or 2013 Awards, which are given out at the Cartoon Forum event in Toulouse on Thursday September 19. The six finalists ... Continue Reading →

Studiocanal Packs for ‘French Riviera’

French company Studiocanal has joined forces with Les Armateurs to produce the upcoming animated feature French Riviera, reports Variety. Based on a story by graphic artist Richard ... Continue Reading →

GKids Picks Up French Pic ‘Ernest & Celestine’

Indie distributor GKIDS announced today that it will distribute the acclaimed animated feature Ernest & Celestine in the U.S. this fall. Based on the popular children’s book ... Continue Reading →

Art of the Matter

An artistic mouse and a musically talented bear form a special bond in the charming new French animated feature Ernest and Celestine. Mentioning Didier Brunner’s name in international ... Continue Reading →