‘April and the Extraordinary World’ Out Now

Take home a dazzling slice of indie European animation with GKIDS’ April and the Extraordinary World — available now on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital HD. One of the best-reviewed ... Continue Reading →

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Our First Ever Look at Bruce Timm’s Animated Adaption of The Killing Joke Voice star Mark Hamill shares sneak peek teaser of the film, due out some time this year. April and the ... Continue Reading →

GKIDS Dates ‘April and the Extraordinary World’ Release

Following its well received New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival premiere, French animated feature April and the Extraordinary World will open publicly in New York City on March ... Continue Reading →

GKIDS, Ilion, CN Draw Attention as 2015 Annecy, MIFA Kicks Off

The Annecy festival is off to a roaring start, with a record number of accreditations for the MIFA market resulting in big deals being announced to kick off the festival. First, GKIDS ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Lands Feature, Education Deals

Montreal-based animation software maker Toon Boom announced that renowned French animation studio Je Suis Bien Content has picked Toon Boom Harmony to produce its Jacques Tardi-based ... Continue Reading →

Shout! to Release Besson’s ‘Adele Blanc-Sec’ in Aug.

Shout Factory will release Luc Besson’s fantasy adventure The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec on DVD and a special two-disc Blu-ray combo pack on August 13. The EuropaCorp ... Continue Reading →

Studiocanal Packs for ‘French Riviera’

French company Studiocanal has joined forces with Les Armateurs to produce the upcoming animated feature French Riviera, reports Variety. Based on a story by graphic artist Richard ... Continue Reading →

Shout! Nabs U.S. Rights for ‘Monster in Paris’

Multi-platform entertainment company Shout! Factory has acquired U.S. distribution rights for Bibo Bergeron’s CG-animated feature A Monster in Paris as well as Luc Besson’s epic ... Continue Reading →

Comic-Con: ‘Dapper Men,’ ‘Wilson’ Tie for Key Eisner Award

The Will Eisner Comic Book Industry Awards ended for the first time in a tie, with the Best Graphic Album-New award going to two books: Return of the Dapper Men, by Jim McCann and Janet ... Continue Reading →