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‘The Burden’ Wins Best Film at Fantoche Fest

Winners for the 2017 Fantoche International Animation Film Festival were announced over the weekend, with this year’s competition having received a formidable 26,300 submissions ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Han Solo’ Helmers Out, LA Schwizgebel Event, D23 Goodies & More

’Star Wars’: Why the Han Solo Film Directors Were Fired Sources say the the LEGO Movie helmers clashed creatively with Star Wars script vet Lawrence Kasdan. Possible replacements ... Continue Reading →
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‘In This Corner of the World’ Takes Feature Jury Prize at Annecy

Sunao Katabuchi’s In This Corner of the World won the Jury Award for feature films at the 2017 Annecy International Animation Festival. The Audience Award for features was presented ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

GLAS Presents Georges Schwizgebel Retrospective Swiss indie animation legend (and this year’s Annecy Honorary Cristal recipient) will be celebrated with a special screening and ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Animation, Sequels and Superheroes Propel Box Office Record 2016 was a major year for theatrical takings, with Walt Disney Studios features Finding Dory, Captain America: Civil War ... Continue Reading →
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GLAS Animation Fest Reveals Guest Lineup

The second edition of GLAS Animation Festival is gearing up for its March 2-5 run in Berkeley, California. With the goal of expanding the scope of animation by bringing new voices, ... Continue Reading →
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Interfilm Fest Slates Five Animation Programs

Berlin’s biggest short film festival, interfilm, is preparing for its 2016 edition which will run November 14-20 at multiple cinemas and venues (including the planetarium) across ... Continue Reading →
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Animafest Zagreb Announces 2016 Line-Up

Organizers of the 26th edition of the World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb (taking place June 6-11, 2016) has revealed this year’s official festival lineup, featuring ... Continue Reading →
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Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ Tops Fantoche Fest

Don Hertzfeldt’s short World of Tomorrow was named Best Film at the 13th International Fantoche Animation Film Festival, which drew more than 25,000 attendees in Baden, Switzerland. The ... Continue Reading →
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Meet the New Annecy Director!

This is Canadian producer, director and author Marcel Jean‘s first year as the artistic director of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival. We recently chatted with ... Continue Reading →