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 →
Porco Rosso

Ghibli Films Come Home with New Blu-ray Bonus Features

Studio Ghibli, GKIDS and home entertainment distributor Shout! Factory have upgraded one of the most coveted animation collections, offering a raft of new Blu-ray & DVD Combo Pack ... Continue Reading →
Mutafukaz

‘Mutafukaz,’ ‘Walk on Girl’ Fill Out 1st Animation Is Film Fest Program

Having revealed an impressive initial feature slate and jury a couple weeks ago, Animation Is Film has announced that tickets are now available for its inaugural edition and the full ... Continue Reading →
Tehran Taboo

Animation Is Film Fest Slates 8-Feature Lineup, Names Jury

Animation Is Film — a new toon event on the LA scene — has announced the preliminary feature competition lineup and jury for its inaugural edition. The selection will offer ... Continue Reading →