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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 →
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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Stuff We Love: April’s Must-Have Books, Discs and Toys

***This feature was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** TROLL-TALLY RAD PARTY PACK With the new Trolls: The Beat Goes On DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
The Highway Rat

Cape Town Animation Fest Lines Up Local & International Speakers

Celebrated creative minds and experienced executives from the global industry will be assembling in South Africa next month, when Animation SA presents the seventh annual Cape Town ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch’s Flower

Clip: Get Swept Up in the Opening Scene for ‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’

For a limited time, GKIDS is making the stunning first scene to Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s Mary and the Witch’s Flower available to view online. The nail-biting opener takes viewers ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch’s Flower

2018 Animated Movies: A Sneak Peek

Anticipating all the awesome toons that are coming to the big screen in 2018 can be a lot of fun! Here are some of the animated titles that we’re excited to see in the new year: Mary ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch's Flower

‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ Gets Magical US Trailer

GKIDS has unveiled the official US trailer for Studio Ponoc’s feature film debut, Mary and the Witch’s Flower, which is coming to the select stateside theaters January 19. While ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch's Flower

Studio Ponoc’s ‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ Gets UK Trailer

UK distributor Altitude Films has released the first official English-language trailer for Mary and the Witch’s Flower — the buzzworthy first feature from Studio Ponoc in Japan. ... Continue Reading →
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Spark Animation Fest Sets ‘Breadwinner’ as Opener, Glen Keane to Be Honored

Spark Computer Graphics Society, presenting Spark Animation 2017 in Vancouver, BC from Oct. 26-29, has set up a delectable variety of films and fare from around the world for this year’s ... Continue Reading →
Eric Beckman

10 Questions for Eric Beckman, Co-Founder & President of GKIDS

It has been a whirlwind year for Eric Beckman and his team at indie distribution co. GKIDS. Not only does he have numerous hot titles on his plate for this year’s competitive ... Continue Reading →