My Life as a Zucchini

‘Zucchini,’ ‘Revolting Rhymes’ Top 1st Annual Emile Awards

The inaugural European Animation Awards were held Friday in Lille, France, with more than 1,000 people in attendance to toast the finest work on the continent. Out of the 16 categories, ... Continue Reading →
Revolting Rhymes

‘Revolting Rhymes’ Directors Discuss Creative Process

Although fairy tale characters have been a familiar staple of animated TV shows and movies, we have quite never seen them quite as lively and modern as the ones depicted in Revolting ... Continue Reading →
The Breadwinner

‘Breadwinner,’ ‘Big Bad Fox’ Win Animation Is Film Honors

The inaugural Animation Is Film festival in Los Angeles has announced its feature film competition winners. Out of the 12 competing titles, Nora Twomey’s powerful The Breadwinner ... Continue Reading →
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MIP: New Series Bring Magical, Caring & Comical Characters to Cannes

Dandelooo (France) will be strutting their mutt Stinky Dog on home turf once again, following the (52 x 13′) 2D buddy comedy’s warm reception at Cartoon Forum in Toulouse. ... Continue Reading →
Tehran Taboo

Animation Is Film Fest Slates 8-Feature Lineup, Names Jury

Animation Is Film — a new toon event on the LA scene — has announced the preliminary feature competition lineup and jury for its inaugural edition. The selection will offer ... 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 →
SamSam, The Smallest of the Great Heroes

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 →
Zombillénium

‘Zombillénium’ Screenings Shuffle to Cannes, Annecy

With the revelation of the 2017 official selection, it came to light that this year’s Annecy Festival has double booked the highly anticipated family horror-comedy Zombillénium, ... Continue Reading →
Zombillenium

Annecy ‘17 Full Program: 23 Features, 31 TV Titles & More

One of the glittering highlights of the animation events calendar is drawing near, with the 2017 Annecy Festival & Market kicking off in the French Alps from June 12-17. Having ... Continue Reading →
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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 →