Nora Twomey, Saara Chaudry, and Angelina Jolie

GKIDS’ Animation Is Film Festival Sets Dates for 2018

GKIDS has announced the date for this year’s Animation Is Film festival in Los Angeles. The second annual event will take place Oct. 19 thru 21st at the TCL Chinese 6 Theater in Hollywood. ... Continue Reading →
Pom Poko

GKIDS and Fathom Revisit Ghbili’s ‘Pom Poko’

Studio Ghibli fans will get a chance to see the late Oscar-nominated director Isao Takahata’s acclaimed movie Pom Poko June 17, 18 and 20th in select U.S. theaters. Originally released ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘LEGO DC Super Villains’ Game Trailer, ‘Maquia’ at Fantasia, DreamWorks Release Dates & More

‘Maquia’ Premiering in Canada at Fantasia The directorial debut of acclaimed screenwriter Mari Okada, Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms will screen at the Fantasia Int’l ... Continue Reading →
The Breadwinner

Exclusive Clip: ‘The Breadwinner’ Arrives in UK Cinemas May 25

This Friday, May 25, family audiences and lovers of great animated storytelling will be able to take in The Breadwinner on the big screen thanks to distributor Studiocanal. Directed ... Continue Reading →
Fireworks

GKIDS Sets Off New ‘Fireworks’ Trailer

North American distributor GKIDS has revealed a new, English-subtitled trailer for the intriguing new anime sci-fi/drama Fireworks, directed by Akiyuki Shinbo (studio Shaft) and Nobuyuki ... Continue Reading →
Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter

Serious Lunch Serves Second Raft of Deals for Ghibli’s ‘Ronja’

London-based exec production and distribution company Serious Lunch Ltd. has secured a second raft of major territory deals for Studio Ghibli’s 26-part animated series Ronja, the ... Continue Reading →
Lu Over the Wall

Daily News Bytes: The Problem with Gori, New ‘Lu’ Clips, 3D Wire Gets Poster with ‘Pocoyo’ Pedigree, & More

The Problem of Gori in Netflix’s ‘Aggretsuko’ Nicole Adlman (Hello Giggles) reviews the new Japanese import about a tightly wound office worker/red panda with a focus on one character ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Porco Rosso’ Lands at Ghibli Fest, ‘Daphne & Velma’ Trailer, Design a SIGGRAPH Asia Mascot & More!

Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Porco Rosso’ Soars to US Theaters The 1992 Studio Ghibli adventure about a world-weary flying ace turned bounty hunter magically transformed into a pig will ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch’s Flower

‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ Arrives on Blu-ray & DVD

The gorgeous debut feature from Japan’s Studio Ponoc, Mary and the Witch’s Flower is ready to hop on a broomstick and fly home to fans on Blu-ray Combo Pack (SRP $29.98) and DVD ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Lasseter’s Return Unlikely, Outsourcing in Anime, ‘Stolen Princess’ Hits $2.5M, & More

”He Who Must Not Be Named”: Can John Lasseter Ever Return to Disney? As the end of his post-allegations “sabbatical” looms, THR examines the rise of the Hawaiian-shirt wearing ... Continue Reading →