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GKIDS’ New York Intl. Children’s Film Festival will pay a visit to the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre in Los Angeles, April 26-May 5. Sponsored by Family Drysdale, the two-week festival will offer L.A. audiences a unique opportunity to catch some of the best recent animated features from all over the [...]
The latest animated feature from acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda, Wolf Children (Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki) has been awarded the Best Animation award at the 36th Japan Academy Prize this month. It also received an award of excellence in animation, as did the four other films vying for the [...]
International animated fare distributor GKids will be releasing Hiroyuki Okiura’s (Jin Roh) highly anticipated A Letter to Momo in U.S. theaters at the end of 2012. The company announced its plans to handle stateside theatrical presentation of the Production I.G film in conjunction with its release in Japanese theaters Saturday. [...]
The six-day Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film has unveiled its programming for this year. The event, which takes place May 8-13, in conjunction with the FMX confab offers an exciting, diverse collection of shorts and features from all over the world. The feature film category includes: Eric Bergeron’s Un [...]
The New York International Children’s Film Festival has announced the winners of the 2012 fest, with Hiroyuki Okiura’s animated A Letter to Momo nabbing the top feature prize and live-action Capturing Santa directed by Peter Cattaneo taking the shorts grand prize. Check out the full list of winners and runners-up [...]
Kodakawa Pictures will be releasing director Hiroyuki Okiura’s (Jin-Roh) latest animated effort, A Letter to Momo, on 300 screens during Japan’s Golden Week holiday period next year (April 29 – May 5), according to Variety. The film, from acclaimed Japanese studio Production I.G (Ghost in the Shell, Sky Crawlers, Kill [...]
The Toronto International Film Festival (running September 8 – 18) has announced the line up for this year’s TIFF Kids program (formerly the Sprockets Family Zone). Showcasing selections from around the world, the family film block offers a few special treats for animation lovers: From France, Bibo Bergeron’s (Shark Tale, [...]
Kadokawa Pictures has made available the first trailer for A Letter to Momo (Momo no e Tegami)—the latest feature animation project from Production I.G (Ghost in the Shell) and Jin-Roh director Hiroyuki Okiura. Okiura spent seven years writing, storyboarding and directing the film, which is his first directing project since [...]