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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 →
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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 →
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Hollywood Legend Lauren Bacall Dies Age 89

Tony and Honorary Oscar-award winning actress Lauren Bacall, whose smoldering good looks and husky voice made her a Golden Age of Hollywood legend and who continued voice and acting ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Sets Feature Film Retrospective

GKIDS will screen a retrospective of its films in six U.S. markets over eight weeks, starting July 12 and running through Sept. 3. The program, titled An Animated World: Celebrating ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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Everything Is Awesome About ‘Lego Movie’ Release

It’s a pretty great week for animation (and related topics) on DVD and Blu-ray. Leading the pack is the playful three-disc set The LEGO Movie: Everything Is Awesome Edition (Warner ... Continue Reading →
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‘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 →
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Cartoon Movie Reveals Tribute 2014 Finalists

European pitch event Cartoon Movie, which this year takes place March 5-7 in Lyon, France, has named the finalists for its Cartoon Tribute 2014, which celebrate outstanding contributions ... Continue Reading →
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English Trailer Released for ‘Ernest & Celestine’

The Oscar-nominated animated feature Ernest & Celestine has released a trailer for its forthcoming English-language version. Take a look: The English-language version will feature ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ernest & Celestine’ Set for Feb. 28 L.A. Run

The Oscar-nominated animated feature Ernest & Celestine will be released in both the original French-language and an English dub versions Feb. 28 at the Landmark Theater in Los ... Continue Reading →