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If you’ve been dying to check out some of the hard-to-see, indie international features vying for the Oscar race this year, you’d better find some time to go to Burbank this week. New York-based indie distributor GKIDS will bring nine of its acclaimed animated features to Los Angeles for special [...]
Is it just us or is the Best Animated Features race shaping up to be one of the more exciting categories of the award season once again? With the possibility of five nomination spots opening up to the top contenders (which is triggered when more than 16 titles qualify in [...]
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced that 21 features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 85th Academy Awards to be held February 24, 2013. The nominees will be announced January 10, 2013. While some have not yet had their [...]
On Sunday, the inaugural World Animation Feature Films and VFX Summit was launched in grand style at the Marina del Rey California Yacht Club. During a special opening night cocktail party, sponsored by Disney Studios, Animation Magazine president and event organizer Jean Thoren awarded Joan Vogelesang, president and CEO of [...]
GKIDS, distributor of the latest award-winning feature effort from Japan’s Studio Ghibli From Up On Poppy Hill has announced the film has been nominated for the 2012 Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Animated Feature Film (Toshio Suzuki, Producer). The APS Award winners will be announced November 23 in Brisbane, [...]
Indie distributor GKIDS has announced its English language voice cast picks for the North American release of Studio Ghibli’s From Up on Poppy Hill, Variety reports. The red carpet-worthy cast will be headlined by Gillian Anderson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Bruce Dern, Christina Hendricks, Ron Howard, Chris Noth, Aubrey Plaza and [...]
Indie distributors GKIDS announced today that it will have four feature films competing for the 2012 Best Animated Feature Oscar and Annie Awards. The distributor is planning Oscar-qualifying runs in November for: – From Up on Poppy Hill (directed by Goro Miyazaki) (Japan) – Le Tableau (directed by Jean-François Laguionie) (France) [...]
Indie distributor GKIDS announced today that it will distribute the acclaimed animated feature Ernest & Celestine in the U.S. this fall. Based on the popular children’s book series by author and illustrator, Gabrielle Vincent, and animated in hand-painted watercolor design, the film tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a [...]
New York-based indie distributor GKIDS announced today that it has picked up Studio Ghibli’s award-winning 2011 movie From Up on Poppy Hill. Although the national release date in the U.S. will officially be March 2013, the studio is planning a special Academy Award consideration window for the film later this [...]
Studio Ghibli’s hit From Up on Poppy Hill won Japan’s prestigious Academy Award for Best Animated Feature last Friday. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki’s son, Goro, the gentle coming-of-age movie is set in Yokohoma in 1963 and follows the daily life of a responsible girl named Umi Matsuzaka, who is drawn [...]