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Indie New York-based distributor GKIDS and Cinedigm have launched a new multi-platform animation label. GKIDS will continue to distribute the films theatrically while Cinedigm will handle ancillary distribution under the GKIDS brand. The first title to be released under the new partnership is Goro Miyazaki’s acclaimed feature From Up on [...]
GKIDS’ New York Intl. Children’s Film Festival will pay a visit to the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre in Los Angeles, April 26-May 5. Sponsored by Family Drysdale, the two-week festival will offer L.A. audiences a unique opportunity to catch some of the best recent animated features from all over the [...]
Goro Miyazaki’s acclaimed 2D animated feature From Up on Poppy Hill (Kokuriko-Zaka Kara) will begin its New York run this Friday, thanks to indie studio GKIDS. The film was the top-earning animated feature in Japan in 2011, grossing almost $54 million and outdrawing two Pokémon features. It also won the Japan [...]
The latest animated feature from acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda, Wolf Children (Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki) has been awarded the Best Animation award at the 36th Japan Academy Prize this month. It also received an award of excellence in animation, as did the four other films vying for the [...]
Disney’s much-anticipated prequel to The Wizard of Oz followed the yellow-brick road all the way to the top of the box office this past weekend. The Sam Raimi-directed feature delivered an estimated $80.3 million domestically and $150.3 million worldwide, making it the third highest March opening movie of all-time, right [...]
The organizers of this year’s New York International Children’s Festival have unveiled an A-list line-up of acclaimed animated features from all over the world scheduled to screen at the fest (Feb. 28-March 25). Benjamin Renner’s Cesar-nominated, charming 2D-animated feature Ernest and Celestine kicks off the festival on March 1st at [...]
Goro Miyazaki’s delicate, coming-of-age movie From Up on Poppy Hill offers a welcome respite from the loud, CG world of most American movies. Goro Miyazaki’s gentle new film, From Up on Poppy Hill (Kokuriko-Zaka Kara), was the top-earning animated feature in Japan in 2011, grossing almost $54 million and outdrawing two [...]
The Golden Globes 2013 nominations were announced this morning (Dec. 13). The five animated features up for the award are: The big surprise was the absence of critical favorites such as LAIKA’s ParaNorman and any of GKIDS’ stylish imports such as The Rabbi’s Cat, Zarafa, The Painting and [...]
Twelve animated features are on the shortlist for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Best Animated Feature Golden Globe category. The HFPA can choose up to five films for the final nominee list. The list is very close to the familiar titles up for an Oscar nod, with the exception of [...]
Fans of the acclaimed feature Grave of the Fireflies have one more reason to be grateful this Thanksgiving! New York-based powerhouse distributor GKIDS announced today that it has picked up North American theatrical rights to Isao Takahata’s 1988 masterpiece. GKIDS is planning a 25th anniversary release for the film in [...]