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In a run-down on acclaimed Spanish director Fernando Trueba’s upcoming feature efforts, Variety reports the helmer will once again team up with fellow Chico & Rita director/graphic artist Javier Mariscal for two distinct animated feature projects in the coming years. On the heels of the award-winning and Oscar-nominated Chico & [...]
It’s a great week for indie toons on home video, with the release of Chico & Rita and Adventures in Plymptoons! leading the way. Nominated for an Oscar, Chico & Rita (New Video Group, $29.95 DVD, $39.95 Blu-ray-DVD and CD soundtrack combo pack) is a stunning animated feature from directors Javier [...]
Strike up the band: GKIDS’ Best Animated Feature nominee Chico & Rita is coming to DVD, Blu-ray and Digital courtesy of Cinedigm Entertainment Group! Directed by Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal, the acclaimed film celebrates the music and culture of Cuba with an epic story of love and heartbreak. Check [...]
The Oscar-nominated Spanish animated feature about love, life and music will open at the Nuart Theatre in West Los Angeles this Friday, March 9. Those seeking their next artful animated feature fix should look no further than Fernando Trueba Prod. and Estudio Mariscal’s Chico & Rita—a passionate, celebratory hand-drawn film [...]
Producer Michael Rose discusses his well-received animated projects, The Gruffalo’s Child and Chico & Rita About seven years ago, Aardman veteran Michael Rose set up Magic Light Pictures, a London-based indie production company with Martin Pope. Rose, who produced the Oscar-nominated The Gruffalo (2009) and this year’s BAFTA-nominated The Gruffalo’s [...]
The nominees for the 84th annual Oscars were announced Tuesday morning, with the best animated feature race falling to A Cat in Paris Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli (GKids) Chico & Rita Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal (GKids) Kung Fu Panda 2 Jennifer Yuh Nelson (DreamWorks) Puss In Boots Chris [...]
As we’re waiting to hear about Annie Award nominations on Monday (Dec. 4), we can update you on some of the recent animation noms and wins that happened over the past few days. Over the weekend, the Spanish feature Chico & Rita, which is directed by Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal [...]
Early award season watchers seem to be unable (or unwilling) to pick frontrunners in the animation race this year. But most of them have high hopes for a certain Belgian boy reporter and his dog Snowy. A wise man once said that the greatest friend of truth is time. So, [...]
New York-based indie distributor GKIDS has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Fernadno Trueba and Javier Mariscal’s acclaimed 2D animated feature Chico & Rita. The film made its world premiere at Telluride Film Festival, was an official selection at Toronto International Film Festival, and has been released to wide acclaim [...]
Three artistic and beautifully drawn 2D animated features will be competing for the Best Animated European Film Awards this December. The nominees are Antoine Delesvaux and Joann Sfar’s adaptation of Sfar’s graphic novel The Rabbi’s Cat, Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli’s A Cat in Paris and the bolero-infused Chico and [...]