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‘La Chute,’ ‘Magnificent Cake’ Among Winners at Annecy

An eclectic group of animated shorts and features received special prizes at the 2018 Annecy Animation Festival today. Boris Labbé’s La Chute, Lucia Bulgerhoni’s Inanimate, Steve ... Continue Reading →
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‘Chute,’ ‘Magnificent Cake’ Win Prizes at Animafest

The 28th edition of Zagreb’s acclaimed Animafest came to a close this weekend, with the award ceremony held in Cinema Europa. The Grand Competition Short film award was given to Boris ... Continue Reading →
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Vivement Lundi! Toasts 20 Years at Cannes and Annecy

Brittany-based French prodco Vivement Lundi! is jazzing up its 20th anniversary celebrations with a strong showing of its recent projects coming to two of the most prestigious film ... Continue Reading →
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Dogs, Cats, Spiders & Cake!: Animafest Names 8 Features in Competition

More details from the organizers of the World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb 2018 today. Read on for a closer look at the eight feature film titles representing ... Continue Reading →
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Belgian Short ‘This Magnificent Cake!’ Takes Slice of Cannes Directors Fortnight

Six years after the debut of their multi-award-winning film Oh Willy…, Belgian animation directors Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels have a new, mid-length stop-motion marvel to ... Continue Reading →
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Cannes Selects NFB Short ‘Subject’ for Directors’ Fortnight

The National Film Board of Canada returns to Cannes for a second year, with Patrick Bouchard’s animated short The Subject (Le Sujet) selected for the 50th Directors Fortnight (May ... Continue Reading →
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‘Oh Willy’ Directors Join Nexus

Nexus announces that Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels, the directors of the multi-award-winning stop-motion short Oh Willy…, have signed on to the company’s roster for exclusive ... Continue Reading →
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Sundance to Distribute New Shorts Collection

Sundance is bringing to theaters this fall a collection of eight animated shorts that have all screened at the famous festival. The 95-minute program will play at the Sundance Sunset ... Continue Reading →
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‘Futon’ Takes Home Grand Prix of Anima

The Japanese short film Futon by Yoriko Mizushiri was announced as the winner of the Grand Prix of Anima, out of 138 projects representing 30 different countries, at the last day of ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Film Fest to Sneak ‘Man of Steel,’ ‘Monsters U’

Warner Bros. much-anticipated Man of Steel and Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University have been added to the lineup at the upcoming L.A. Film Festival in June. The Superman which stars ... Continue Reading →