EFA Nominates 3 Animated Features

The European Film Academy has nominated three films for the European Animated Feature Film category for its 2015 awards, which will be presented Dec. 12 in Berlin. The nominated films ... Continue Reading →

GKIDS Grabs Felicioli/Gagnol’s ‘Phantom Boy’

GKIDS’ Annecy shopping spree continues with the New York-based distributor snapping up North American rights to Phantom Boy — the new animated feature from the Oscar nominated ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Sets Feature Competition Slate

Two animated documentaries highlight the feature film competition slate for the Ottawa International Animation Festival, set for Sept. 17-21. The documentaries are Seth’s Dominion ... Continue Reading →

‘Minuscule’ Tops Cartoon Movie Tributes

Thomas Szabo and Hélène Giraud won the director of the year honor for their film Minuscule at the 2014 Cartoon Movie Tributes. Announced Friday in Lyon, France, the winners were presented ... Continue Reading →

In Pursuit of Art and Quality Content

This year’s Cartoon Movie in France will highlight bold, new features which aren’t afraid to tackle tough, non-commercial subjects. If you are a firm believer that some ... Continue Reading →

NYICFF Sets Jury and Previews 2014 Slate

The New York International Children’s Film Festival has announced its 2014 jury will include such luminaries as John Canemaker, Bill Plympton and Henry Selick, while its slate ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Movie Slates 59 Projects for 2014

The 16th edition of Cartoon Movie will showcase 59 animated film projects from across Europe March 5-7 in Lyon, France. Gathering more than 700 animation professionals, the European ... Continue Reading →

Introducing Another Memorable French Character

Benoît Chieux speaks about his new animated feature Aunt Hilda! and offers his candid perspectives ... Continue Reading →

Nominees Announced for Cartoon D’Or Short Prize

The European Association of Animation Film, Cartoon, has announced the five finalists for the Cartoon d’Or 2012, the pan-European award for the best animated short film of the ... Continue Reading →

Girerd’s ‘Aunt Hilda!’ Begins Production

Acclaimed toon helmer Jacques-Remy Girerd’s upcoming project Aunt Hilda! has landed SND-M6 Group as its theatrical and DVD distributor. Girerd, whose 2009 feature Mia and the Migoo ... Continue Reading →