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Ten Things We Loved About 2013!

That mouse, that bear…and the exquisite charm of the 2D French movie, Ernest & Celestine. Frozen‘s spunky princess, that goofy snowman and the return of the Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Three Toons to Vie for Golden Globe

The nominees for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards have been unveiled, and Toon Town seems a bit under-represented considering all the great flicks offered throughout 2013. Only three ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Announces 5-Year Anniversary Festival

New York-based indie animation distributor GKIDS will launch a special five-year anniversary retrospective of its best titles at the IFC Center, Dec. 20 thru Jan. 2nd. The program, ... Continue Reading →
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English Dub of ‘Ernest & Celestine’ to Debut at Sundance

New York-based distributor GKIDS has announced that the English-language version of acclaimed French film Ernest & Celestine, directed by Benjamin Renner, Stephane Aubier and Vincent ... Continue Reading →
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Question for the Week of December 2 2013

Which animated feature do you think deserves the Oscar this year? Frozen (Disney) The Croods (Fox/DreamWorks) The Wind Rises (Disney/Studio Ghibli) Despicable Me 2 (Universal/Illumination) Ernest ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS to Release ‘Ernest & Celestine’ on March 14

New York-based indie distributor GKIDS announced today that it will release the English-language of the acclaimed pic Ernest & Celestine on March 14. The title will first open in ... Continue Reading →
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English-Language Voice Cast Announced for ‘Ernest & Celestine’

GKIDS has unveiled an impressive cast for its upcoming English-language version of the much-lauded animated feature Ernest & Celestine. The pic, which played at the Los Angeles ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Croods’ Is First DVD Mailed to Voters

The team at Fox/DreamWorks are hoping that being the first studio to send out their DVD screeners to Academy members will get them a head start in the wide-open Oscar race this year. ... Continue Reading →
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Garcia Delivers A New Edgar Allan Poe Short

Veteran animator Raul Garcia has finished a new animated short based on Edgar Allan Poe’s short story The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar, narrated by British actor Julian Sands. The ... Continue Reading →
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Memari Discusses Upcoming Pic, ‘Richard the Stork’

Our European correspondent Peter Schavemaker recently had the chance to talk with Reza Memari, the Berlin-based writer and co-director of a new CG-animated feature titled Richard the ... Continue Reading →