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Preschool television channel Sprout will offer the U.S. premiere of The Gruffalo’s Child on December 22nd. Based on the classic children’s picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, the new CG-animated special is directed by Uwe Heidschoetter and Johannes Weiland. A sequel to the Oscar-nominated The [...]
The winners of the 36th edition of the Annecy International Animation Festival were announced this weekend (June 9). French short Tram by Michaela Pavlátová took home the Annecy Cristal for best short film, while the Romanian movie Crulic – The Path to Beyond, by Anca Damian, was the winner in the [...]
Dallas-based home ent. distributor NCircle Entertainment has acquired DVD distribution rights for The Gruffalo’s Child, the follow up to Magic Light Pictures’ Oscar-nominated short The Gruffalo. NCircle will be releasing the animated special on DVD August 14, 2012. Based on the companion book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by [...]
The popular and very influential Annecy Festival has announced a diverse and colorful selection for its 2012 lineup (June 4-9). This year, the selection includes 49 shorts, 55 graduation films, 60 TV and commissioned films (21 TV series, 2 TV specials and 37 commissioned films). The feature film selection will [...]
Producer Michael Rose discusses his well-received animated projects, The Gruffalo’s Child and Chico & Rita About seven years ago, Aardman veteran Michael Rose set up Magic Light Pictures, a London-based indie production company with Martin Pope. Rose, who produced the Oscar-nominated The Gruffalo (2009) and this year’s BAFTA-nominated The Gruffalo’s [...]
If you have an animated project in the works, it might be a good idea to check out this year’s edition of Cartoon Forum, which takes place in Sopot, Poland, September 13-16. According to event organizer, 250 buyers and 700 participants will be attending the program, which allows animation producers [...]
Cartoon Forum isn’t happening until Sept. 13 to 16 in Sopot, Poland, but the event is already generating some heat. So far, more than 600 participants have already registered for the event, including 230 buyers. The show will let European animation professionals preview 66 animated series in progress for TV [...]