Joann Sfar’s ‘Little Vampire’ Gets Movie Treatment

StudioCanal and Autochenille Production have teamed up for an animated feature based on the comic Little Vampire by Joann Sfar (comicker and director behind The Rabbi’s Cat and ... Continue Reading →

Angouleme to Add Female Nominees After Boycott

The most boy-ful boycott of comic-book history has lead the illustrious Angouleme festival to cave in to demands for greater gender parity initiated by BD Egalite — an organization ... Continue Reading →
The Prophet

Artists United

Indie animators bring their unique styles to one of the ... Continue Reading →

‘The Prophet’ to Premiere as Annecy Opener

The annual Annecy International Festival of Animated Film (June 15-20) will this year host the premiere of producer Salma Hayek’s artful adaptation of Khalil Gibran’s The ... Continue Reading →

GKIDS Books ‘Prophet’ for Aug. 7 Release

GKIDS will release Aug. 7 the animated feature Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet in New York and Los Angeles, followed by expansion to major markets. Adapted from the award-winning book ... Continue Reading →

GKIDS Acquires ‘The Prophet’ for NA

GKIDS has picked up the North American rights to Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, the animated passion project of actress Salma Hayek-Pinault based on the classic book by the acclaimed ... Continue Reading →

Allers’ Animated ‘Prophet’ Pic Draws Top Talent

Liam Neeson, Salma Hayek, John Krasinski, Frank Langella, Alfred Molina and Quvenzhané Wallis have joined the voice cast of Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, the animated feature film ... Continue Reading →

GKIDS and Cinedigm Launch New Animation Label

Indie New York-based distributor GKIDS and Cinedigm have launched a new multi-platform animation label. GKIDS will continue to distribute the films theatrically while Cinedigm will ... Continue Reading →

GKIDS’ ‘The Rabbi’s Cat’ Rolls Out in the U.S.

Prolific French comic-book artist and film director Joann Sfar discusses the real-life inspirations behind The Rabbi’s Cat and his love for American classics. Joann Sfar, the celebrated ... Continue Reading →

Cinematheque Spotlights New French Animated Pics

If you’ve been trying to get an early glimpse of the three French animated features that have qualified for Oscar consideration this year, the American Cinematheque in Los Angeles ... Continue Reading →